Category Archives: Desserts

Schnapps Peaches and Creamsicle (Boozy Pops)

This recipe for Schnapps Peaches and Creamsicles is the second installment in what I like to call Boozy Pops. Just for grown-ups, these popsicles are peachy and creamy, slightly boozy and the perfect way to thumb your nose at the … Continue reading

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Kahlua Fudgesicles

It’s Summer and it’s hot out there. And the way I figure it, why should the kids have all the fun? This for grown-ups only Kahlua Fudgesicle recipe is just for us! Made with rich dark chocolate, Kahlua (coffee liqueur), … Continue reading

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Drop Shortcakes with Limoncello Berries and Cream

This biscuit-style Drop Shortcake recipe makes the lightest, fluffiest, melt-in-your-mouth shortcake; topped with berries, macerated in Limoncello (lemon-flavored liqueur) and Chambord (black raspberry liqueur) Chantilly Cream, it’s like floating on a cloud of summer. 

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Apple Pear Cake – Cast Iron Cooking

This Apple Pear Cake recipe is chock full of flavor and easy to make, no matter your baking skill. Fresh apple and pear; pecans, cinnamon and nutmeg are all included. There’s nothing more perfect for a cold winter night than … Continue reading

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Jam Cake with Easy Caramel Icing – A Southern Tradition

This Jam Cake recipe is as authentic as it gets; loaded with blackberry jam, pecans, raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice, and topped with caramel icing, it’s a perfect Autumn and Winter treat. And the recipe is one I have, … Continue reading

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Italian Ricotta Cookies (Orange and Lime)

This recipe for Italian Ricotta cookies makes five dozen of the lightest, fluffiest, most pillowy cookies. Ever. Flavored with orange and lime zest; topped with a simple glaze and a sprinkling of ground, toasted almonds, they are an explosion of deliciousness … Continue reading

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Citrus and Hemp Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette (Just Hemp Foods – #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

Today’s recipe for #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar is brought to you with the help of Just Hemp Foods: Citrus Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette.  Yes. Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette.  The combination is amazing. 

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Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttermilk Buttercream Frosting (#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

This recipe for Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttermilk Buttercream Frosting won second place at the Blue Ribbon Country Fair in the Chocolate Cake category; it’s today’s #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar post. This week of chocolate and a fabulous chocolate package … Continue reading

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Fudgy Brownies (#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

Thick, rich, Fudgy Brownies are today’s #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar recipe. These simple, one bowl brownies are made with ingredients you likely always have on hand in your pantry.  It’s time for brownies…and a chocolate giveaway that you won’t believe. 

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Cinnamon Date-Nut Bread (Meatless Monday)

I have taken an old-fashioned recipe for Date-Nut Bread and given it a few new twists. This simple quick bread is delicious, and classically served with cream cheese you can’t go wrong for breakfast, brunch and snacking. 

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