Tag Archives: dessert

Chocolate-Coconut Bundt Cake with Ganache Frosting

This is a decadent cake, my only gripe is it sitting in my house! ¬†I really wish you would come over here and help me get rid of it! ūüôā Enjoy!! Ingredients: 18 ounces good quality at-least¬†60%¬†bittersweet chocolate chips,divided 2/3 cups vegetable oil 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla, divided 1 1/2 cup strong black coffee […]

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Dirty Peanut Butter Chocolate Mini-Cupcakes

A week ago I competed in a race named “Mudathalon”. ¬†A three mile race with 40 obstacles through the mud. ¬†Me, my hubby, Jacob and a handful of friends all enjoyed getting thoroughly and disgustingly muddy! ¬†I know it doesn’t sound fun, but it was. ¬†Imagine rappelling ropes draped over ridges into muddy streams, a […]

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Anisette Italian Cookies

My in laws moved to Cleveland many years ago and when we would go and visit over the holidays my father-n-law would always pick up a platter from the local italian bakery with an assortment of italian cookies. ¬†It didn’t take long for him to figure out which type was my favorite and would order […]

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Peach Champagne Floats

I am huge fan of champagne. ¬†I love it before dinner, during dinner or at brunch. ¬†Now I can have it as dessert! ¬†I used Graeter’s Summer Peach Ice Cream in this dessert. ¬†Graeter’s is our local ice cream superstar, and they now sell it in several chain grocery sotres. ¬†If ¬†you can find it […]

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Peach Pocket Pies

This dough recipe is the best! ¬†You can make these pocket pies with any pie ingredients that tickle your fancy. ¬†I choose peaches because they are showing up at the farmers market and mine are slowly ripening on my trees. ¬†Plus¬†Peaches are one of my favorite summer fruits, I love they way they smell and […]

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4th of July M&M Chocolate Cookie Bars

This is a great dessert to take to your 4th of July Cookout, for the adults and kids. ¬†Beware with 1 cup of brown sugar these little devils are addictive!! 2 cups plus 2 Tbsp flour ¬Ĺ tsp salt ¬Ĺ tsp baking soda 12 Tbsp unsalted butter butter, melted and cooled slightly 1 cup light […]

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Yellow Cupcake with Chocolate Frosting

This is a simple cupcake recipe that everyone will enjoy! Cupcake: 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup sugar 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2/3 cup buttermilk Frosting: 1 bag milk chocolate chips […]

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Lemon-Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

As I was wondering the isles of Fresh Market, I got lost and found myself in the cookie isle. ūüôā ¬†While I was trying to find my way out, I spied with my little eye a box of Meyer Lemon Wafer Cookies. ¬†I immediately thought they would taste wonderful with chocolate. ¬†Surprise, Surprise! No Surprise, […]

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Cherry Cake

A bag of Cherries is a beautiful and tempting sight for me. ¬†When the grocery stores starts placing the plump cherries out in the produce section, I start buying them. ¬†I have to admit everyone in my house loves to pop the sweet gems in their mouth, but still I try to find ways to […]

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Blackberry Cream-Cheese Cake

This cake is such a pleasant surprise. ¬†The cheesecake filling adds a creaminess to the cake, while the streusel tastes divine with the cinnamon, sugar and butter. ¬†What a way to enjoy your Blackberries! ¬†This is great as a dessert with a glass a milk or breakfast in the morning with a cup of coffee […]

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