Brownie Cookie Cups with Dulce De Leche and Salted Chocolate Ganache

The ULTIMATE INDULGENCE! Brownie baked inside a cookie cup and then topped with dulce de leche and salted chocolate ganache.Serve with vanilla ice cream. Where do I begin? Imagine a chocolate chip cookie, but a brownie instead of the chocolate chips and then spread some dulce de leche and THEN top with salted dark chocolate ganache. […]

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Mango-Coconut cupcakes with Cherry Glaze

Pretty in pink and yellow! A bright, summery cupcake that will send your tastebuds on a tropical vacation. A little cherry glaze ain’t going to hurt! These cupcakes are not only pretty, but also moist and fluffy! And surprise, there is a cherry inside! Let’s discuss about these beauties, shall we? A basic cupcake recipe […]

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The Fluffiest Banana Sheet Cake

The lightest and fluffiest banana-buttermilk sheet cake topped with a dark chocolate ganache! Can I get you all excited about a simple sheet cake? Move over elegant layer cakes, it’s all about simplicity today! To make the cake, Whisk all dry ingredients in a small bowl and mashed banana with buttermilk in another one.  Didn’t […]

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Cardamom-Pistachio Cake with Saffron Cream

  Happy birthday to my dear husband! Would you be able to believe that he is the only Taurian in our household living with three Ariens? Odd one out:) I wanted to bake a cake different from the usual suspects for this wonderful husband and devoted father!     Kulfi is an Indian ice cream made […]

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Pull Apart Crepe Cake

What in the world is a pull apart crepe cake? Originating in France, crepes are very thin pancakes made mainly with flour, eggs and milk. They are usually served with a sweet filling for breakfast , though savory is not hard to find! Sylvester wanted crepes for breakfast on his birthday. Granted it was a […]

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Turtle Tart

No, there are no turtles in the tart! Turtles are candies that has toasted pecans covered with soft caramel and then draped with dark chocolate. An irresistible combination indeed! These simple candies are transformed into a elegant dessert! The base is a soft chocolate layer that is cross between a flourless chocolate cake and a […]

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cherry Rice Krispy Cake

The ever so humble rice krispy treats is all set for a Valentine’s gala. When you are looking for a different type of cake from the usual frosting laden ones (not that there is anything wrong with that), this one fits the bill. Simple, quick, and you don’t have to turn on your oven! Replace […]

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S’mores Chocolate Lava Cake

We had a nice family trip to Las Vegas the week after Christmas ! Some gambling (translates to losing ) , nice dinners followed by walks on the freezing strip. Sylvester had a great time enjoying various desserts and one that stood out for him was a S’mores lava cake . Guess what ? Here […]

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Fig-Walnut-Mascarpone Cake

I picked up a locally made fig-walnut bar at a farmers market and it had only two ingredients . Can you guess? The flavors complimented each other so well. Though this cake has 1/2 cup of almond liquor it would certainly be not boozy ! (Did I disappoint anyone?) Ingredients: 1 cup sliced dried calimyrna […]

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