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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Pumpkin Spice Croissants

The perfect fall coffee house treat! Pumpkin-almond filled croissants with warm spices makes an indulgent pairing with your coffee or just enjoyed plain! Is it Fall already? Are halloween decorations out yet? Have the trees started taking on the majestic shades of orange and red? No….no….no! On one of our recent trips to Starbucks, Sylvester […]

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Fig Walnut Hand Tarts

Tender buttery crust, crumbly walnut streusel and roasted fresh figs makes the most delicious portable hand tart! Not a galette! Not a pie! Not a tart! Not a pop tart! Is hand tart even a thing? If not, we just made one!!  The base dough is very similar to a galette or a pie crust( […]

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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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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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Black Forest Milkshake

What can  I  whip up with the extra cherry ice cream that was left behind after making the ice cream sandwiches. Not that I have to , but felt like it! The combination of sweet cherries soaked in cherry brandy ,dark chocolate cake and  light whipped cream is such a  classic combination! Kirshwasser , a […]

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Dark Chocolate Cookies with No-Fuss Cherry Icecream

Inspiration, was once challenged to creatively use a can of pie filling , result? A creamy dreamy cherry ice cream that does not require an ice cream maker! The ice cream is great, but can it be made better?  How about if the ice cream is smushed between two chocolaty cookies?  The chocolate cookies get […]

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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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