Category: Desserts

Apr 15

Raspberry Cream Brownies

This is an oldie but goodie that I had not made in a few years. Due to raspberries not being in season all year, these are great during the warmer months when you picnic or cookout more. A chocolate brownie swirled with a cream cheese batter that has fresh raspberries and topped with sliced almonds …

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Feb 18

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

When I first made this bread I wasn’t expecting it to wow me, but I was wrong and it has become a popular snack in my house. A rich moist chocolate bread with a tender crumb. If you have never made a zucchini bread and are concerned with tasting a vegetable in your desert, don’t …

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Nov 17

Pumpkin Cheesecake Cake

If you make no other desert for the holidays, this is it! I shared this with my neighbors and friends and everyone raved about it. What they had left over they ate for breakfast the next day! Two layers of moist pumpkin cake have a layer of spiced cheesecake in between them, with a cinnamon …

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Oct 29

Slow-Cooker Baked Apples

This was the first baked apple recipe I had ever tried and I’ve made them over and over so far this fall season. I fell in love with the combo of ingredients that spell fall to me. Crunchy nuts, tart cranberries, sweet raisins and fall spices fill these apples, then they are topped with a …

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Oct 12

Apple Cream Cheese Swirl Bundt Cake

Though our weather is not paying attention to the calendar, making this cake was a great welcome to the beginning of fall. I shared with friends and neighbors, which lit up my phone with ews and ahs on how amazing this cake is. A sweetened cream cheese filling with orange zest swirled into a batter …

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Sep 07

Wine Soaked Peaches

This is another recipe that just excites me! It is amazingly delicious, easy to prepare, a portable desert for a party, and a great gift. The longer you leave the peaches soaking the better they taste, but 1 hour is also good. You can use them to top ice cream, angel food cake, or just …

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May 28

Red White and Blue Parfaits

Light and fresh, these parfaits are great for celebrating your summer holidays. Fresh juicy strawberries and fresh plump blueberries layered between a mixture of whipped topping, white chocolate and Mascarpone cheese. If you find the whipped topping mixture not sweet enough, you can add a little more white chocolate. Enjoy! 4-oz Mascarpone cheese, softened to …

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Feb 13

Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Frosting

Though this cake is perfect for any day, it made me think of Valentine’s day. The chocolate cake is soft and moist from the buttermilk, and the frosting is butter and powdered sugar creamed with a fresh raspberry puree. Coffee is often included in chocolate deserts being a great way to enhance the flavor of …

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Dec 22

Chocolate Fruit Dip

If you are a chocolate lover this is for you. This creamy chocolate dip is so light and fluffy it wraps around each piece of fruit for a mouthful of deliciousness that will keep you dipping! I will warn you that you will have a hard time not digging in with a spoon; it taste …

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Jul 24

Coconut Pecan Chocolate Chip Granola

If you love coconut and chocolate you are going to love this granola. I find it hard to stop munching on it. Crunchy oats, toasted coconut and pecans and chocolate chips with a coating of coconut oil and honey. Yum! So simple, quick and delicious. Enjoy! 1/4 C. coconut oil 1/4 C. plus 2 Tbsp. …

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