Category Archives: Desserts

Brownie Cookies – Cocoa By-the-Cup #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar

Deep, dark, rich, gooey Brownie Cookies and Hot Cocoa By-the-Cup are today’s #Choctoberfest recipes. Featuring the amazing Dutch Processed Cocoa by Rodelle, you won’t believe the intense chocolate flavor in both of these treats! 

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Three Ingredient Fudge Sauce – #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar – Giveaway

Today’s kickoff of the third annual food blogger celebration of all things chocolate, made possible thanks to our gold sponsor Imperial Sugar and the other sponsors, begins a week-long October Chocolate Festival #Choctoberfest! Not only a feast of chocolate recipes, … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Apple Pie (Award-Winning Recipe)

This recipe for Salted Caramel Apple Pie (with Bourbon-soaked raisins and pecans) was my entry in the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Blue Ribbon Country Fair. It was beyond thrilling to win first place (Blue Ribbon) in the category of … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Pie

Although originating in the United Kingdom, Buttermilk Pie has been a staple in pie hutches across the South for generations. This recipe for Buttermilk Pie brings you the same creamy custard-like texture with a little less sugar. 

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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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