Category Archives: dessert

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Hot Fudge Sauce

“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and EDWARDS®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #EdwardsPies” Summer time is always busy for us with lots of fun family activities, barbecues, going to the park, etc. So when it comes to cooking and baking I need […]

Blueberry Custard Crumb Tarts, perfectly blueberry sweet custard filling tarts topping with a crunchy crumb and just right for two.

Blueberry Custard Crumb Tarts

This recipe makes just two blueberry custard crumb tarts that are perfectly delicious. They have a homemade crust, with a custard made from fresh blueberries, and are topped with a delicious cinnamon crumb topping. Cooking for Two.  That is where my life is currently, cooking for just Craig and I.  Sometimes it is hard to make […]

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Tutti Frutti Ice Cream

Summer is all about eating ice cream or ice cream is all about summer.  They both go hand and hand especially if you are eating a ice cream cone. Today I have a refreshing tutti frutti ice cream recipe for you using fresh squeezed orange and lemon juice from beautiful Melissa’s Produce citrus. The oranges […]

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No Churn Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

Happy National Ice Cream Day!! This is the best food holiday all year long, I mean who doesn’t love ice cream?! I’ve fallen in love with no churn ice creams lately, although this custard based ice cream has me convinced I need to make a few more of those as well. Well, this no churn […]

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Apple Cupcakes

When I was on my study abroad in Vienna 7 years ago (I can’t believe it was that long ago!) I fell in love with an Austrian  drink called Almdudler, its a carbonated drink made from grape and apple juice concentrate, flavored with herbs. When I found Apple-Beer, at BYBC this year, I was so happy […]

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Cake Batter Blondies

 **This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SendSmiles #CollectiveBias There is just something about getting a hand written letter or card from a friend or a family member. Whether its sent in the mail or hand delivered with treats, like these delicious cake batter blondies. […]

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Salted Caramel Pecan Ice Cream

I know I’ve been sharing a few amazing no churn ice cream recipes with you guys lately, but this salted caramel pecan ice cream starts with a custard base and requires an ice cream maker instead, because its just so perfectly creamy and so delicious. I found this recipe for salted caramel ice cream with […]

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Red White and Blue Jello Poke Cake

Hey guys, its almost fourth of July, so I figured now is the perfect time to share with you this delicious red white and blue jello poke cake! I shared it a couple weeks ago on Dessert Now Dinner Later, because my friend Amber was out enjoying time with her new baby. I’ve never made […]

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Patriotic White Chocolate Popcorn

Its almost fourth of July! So I figured its time for me to share this delicious Patriotic White Chocolate Popcorn! This popcorn is so good, because first, its covered in white chocolate and second, its packed full of milk chocolate m&ms. I shared this popcorn over at Somewhat Simple a couple weeks ago, but wanted […]

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Mini Cherry Pies

With Fourth of July around the corner, I figured these mini cherry pies are the perfect treat to share with you today! Summer desserts should almost always be fruity, right? And what’s more patriotic than cherry (or apple) pie? I shared this recipe over at Lolly Jane a couple weeks ago, but with the holiday […]

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Hurricane Cookies

Kauai is known as the ‘garden island’, there are also hundreds of roosters and chickens running wild in pretty much every square inch of the island.  The story is told that during the 1992 hurricane the winds blew over a chicken farm. The roosters and chicken have been roaming freeing every since. The story is […]

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Red White and Blue Mini Cheesecakes

There’s never a bad reason to have cheesecake, and these red white and blue mini cheesecakes are perfect any day of the year, but especially right now as you’re planning out your fourth of July barbecues and picnics. These mini cheesecakes are super simple to make and they couldn’t be any more adorable and perfect […]

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Easy Jelly Filled Donuts

I’m sure by now you know I love donuts and you know that I’ve fallen in love with making them at home – the easy way with canned biscuits. These easy jelly filled donuts are just as easy to make starting with canned biscuits again. Instead of cutting out a donut hole you’re going to […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Banana Bread

I love me some banana bread and when I have bananas that are starting to get over ripe I squeal a little bit inside because I’m so excited to be able to make banana bread! I usually put chocolate chips in it, but this cinnamon sugar crusted banana bread is another amazing alternative! (Don’t forget […]

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Maple Donuts

Have I told you how much I love donuts yet? I think I’ve mentioned it a couple times, but in case you forgot – I love donuts!! I can never decide if my favorite donut is a chocolate frosted or a maple frosted yeast donut, but I think I prefer the maple donuts, just barely. Now […]

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Mini Berry Pies

**I made these delicious and adorable mini mixed berry pies using SPLENDA®Sweeteners as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps. All opinions are my own.  Oh my goodness. These mini berry pies are so good and they are so simple to make too! They’re the perfect treat for a summer barbecue, fourth of […]