Curried Pumpkin Pie

A pumpkin pie for those who are not a fan of pumpkin spice. Made with coconut cream instead of evaporated milk, and seasoned with curry turmeric and coriander instead of cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and allspice. The handmade crust is flaky, much like a croissant and hugs the pumpkin custard, to balance its sweetness. Print…

Olive Oil Cake

Summer weather calls for light lemon cake layers topped with fresh berries and whipped cream. You will feel a lot less guilty eating this cake. Made from olive oil instead of butter, this olive oil cake is the perfect balance of sweet and tart. If you are not a fan of overly sweet frosting and…

Linzer Cookies

Easy to make and limited decorating. These cookies feature Smuckers strawberry jam, sandwiched between two toasted almond cookies. Print Recipe LINZER COOKIES Servings Dozen Large Cookies Ingredients 12.5 Ounces Sifted Flour 2 3/4 Cup, Additional for dusting surfaces4.5 Ounces Fine Ground Almond Meal 1 Cup 7 Ounces Granulated Sugar 1 Cup8 Ounces Butter 1 Cup1…

Czech Beehive Cookies

Beautiful behive shaped cookies made from Vanilla cookie crumbs and filled with a hazelnut butter rum.  To Purchase the Mould Click On The Image Below: You will want to have this cookie mould on hand, because you will get asked to make this recipe again and again! Print Recipe Czech Behive Cookies Servings cookies Ingredients…

Gingerbread Cheesecake Stack

no-bake vanilla cheese cake stacked on top of gingerbread cheese cake, divided by a layer of ginger cookie crumbs. Serve as a desert or sweet side at your next holiday party. Print Recipe Gingerbread Cheesecake Stack Prep Time 20 Cook Time 10 Passive Time 2 Hours Servings Ingredients Gingerbread Cheesecake Layer (1) 8 ounce Package…

Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies

Cream cheese frosting, flavored with pumpkin pie spices and sandwiched between two delicious cake-like pumpkin cookies.  They can be frozen, individually wrapped, and stored in the freezer to be consumed at a later time. This recipe is also very universal, as it can be used to make a 4 layer cake, 15 cupcakes or 35…

Caramel Apple Pie

A delicious pie filled with caramelized apples and cinnamon. The perfect pie crust brushed with pie filling and baked, making the crust as irresistible as its filling. This recipe has evolved with each pie i’ve made, making it a tried and true recipe, and the only apple pie you will ever want to make in…

Candied Orange Peels

Save your orange peels instead of discarding, to create a tasty treat.  I had purchased a bag of oranges a few weeks ago and soon forgotten I had.  As time passed, I finally got around to using them.  I didn’t use them for their originally planned purpose, but instead made several other tasty things.  I…

Orange Sponge Cake

Print Recipe Orange Sponge Cake Servings Ingredients Cake 4 Large Eggs Separated1 1/2 Cup Sugar1 1/2 Cup Flour1/2 Cup Orange Juice Orange Glaze 1 Whole Blood Orange Juiced1 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract1 Teaspoon Baking Powder Servings Ingredients Cake 4 Large Eggs Separated1 1/2 Cup Sugar1 1/2 Cup Flour1/2 Cup Orange Juice Orange…

Cream Cheese Mints

Cream cheese, wedding, addictive, mints, whatever you want to call them. They are super tasty and hard to stop eating.  I remember buying these from our local Harry and David’s gift shop around the holidays and eating the whole bag.  My grandmother also had these in a large dish, usually around the holidays.  Who knew…

Carrot Cake

There is a secret ingredient in this recipe you don’t want to miss out on!  A light and airy cake with just the right sweetness and moisture. Turns out perfect every time! Here’s a hint, carrot isn’t the secret ingredient. haha Print Recipe Carrot Cake Prep Time 15 Cook Time 25 Servings cupcakes Ingredients Carrot…

Mixed Berry Hand Pies

What’s better than a slice of pie?  Hand Pies!  Portable pouches of sweet mixed berries enveloped by a flaky pie crust. Print Recipe Mixed Berry Hand Pies Prep Time 25 Minutes Cook Time 15 Minutes Servings Pies Ingredients Pie Filling 1 Cup Whole Berries1/4 Cup Sugar1/2 Teaspoon Lemon Juice Crust 1 1/4 Cup Flour1/2 Cup…

Marshmallow Peep S’mores Dip

A fun and delicious way to enjoy marshmallow Peeps.  Rich chocolate ganache, topped with marshmallow peeps and toasted in the oven to gooey perfection. Scoop it from the pan with the graham cracker or create a sandwich, either way, it will taste amazing. There are mixed feelings about marshmallow Peeps.  Some find them absolutely revolting,…

Red Velvet Cake

Just the right density, flavor and sweetness, topped with sweet cream cheese frosting.  This red velvet cake boasts the power of beets.  No artificial color or flavor.