Category: Desserts

Roasted Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake

“Just a few of the perfect excuses for having some strawberry shortcake. Pick one. (1) It’s less calories than two pieces of strawberry shortcake. (2) It’s cheaper than going to France. (3) It neutralizes the brownies I had yesterday. (4) … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

“Forget art.  Put your trust in ice cream.” ~ Charles Baxter Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches My son-in-law recently celebrated a birthday.  His favorite dessert is a chocolate chip cookie. My daughter and I have created many different desserts using … Continue reading

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Neapolitan Ricotta Easter Cake

“Promises and pie crust are made to be broken.” Jonathan Swift Pastiera Napoletana My husband’s grandparents were born in Scafati and Casalnuovo di Napoli, Italy. His grandmother immigrated to the United States when she was 16, and his grandfather was … Continue reading

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Coconut Cupcakes with Lemon Curd and Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

“Cupcakes are Sweet and even Sweeter when Shared.” ~ Marie Williams Johnstone Coconut Cupcakes with Lemon Curd There is something about coconut cupcakes that remind me of Easter. They do look a little like nests if you let your imagination … Continue reading

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Tiger Cake

“This is not the marble cake of your childhood!” ~ Alice Medrich A Hipper Version of Marble Cake Today, you can find cakes that have any imaginable shape baked inside them. I have seen hearts, shamrocks and bunnies to name … Continue reading

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Lemon Cornmeal Pound Cake with Blueberry Compote

“Cake is happiness!  If you know the way of the cake, you know the way of happiness! If you have a cake in front of you, you should not look any further for joy!” ~C. JoyBell C. Lemon Cornmeal Pound … Continue reading

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Chocolate Stout Gingerbread Cake with Chocolate Glaze

“Beer, if drunk in moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit and promotes health.” ~ Thomas Jefferson Gingerbread Stout Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze Today is St. Patrick’s Day. As I was thinking about what to blog about, I knew … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Pudding

  “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~ Mohandas Gandhi Chocolate Cashew Cream Pudding My daughter, who is lactose intolerant, recently introduced me to cashew cream. It is a delicious substitute for dairy in … Continue reading

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Kamut Pound Cake

Inspired choice of ingredients are at the heart of this collection of new recipes. ~ Alice Medrich   Stone-ground Kamut Flour Pound Cake Let me start by saying that it is good to be posting again. I have not been … Continue reading

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Cherry Cream Cheese Cake

“Life is a bowl of cherries. Some cherries are rotten while others are good; its your job to throw out the rotten ones and forget about them while you enjoy eating the ones that are good!” ~ C. JoyBell C. … Continue reading

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