To make this…

I love Coconut and this Triple Coconut Cake is calling my name! Cake, frosting, pudding and macaroons - i love it all! from #DietersDownfall
Amazing Pumpkin Pie Recipe from a whole pumpkin. Topped with sweetened whipped cream and pumpkin seed toffee. from #DietersDownfall
A crispy, crumbly topping baked on an apple pie. from #DietersDownfall

Start with this {day one}…

Huge Macaroons ready to be gobbled up. Take them up a bit with drizzled chocolate. from #DietersDownfall
Save your Pumpkin seeds and bake them with sugar and spice and everything nice. from #DietersDownfall
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then make that {day two}…

Coconut Pudding. Enjoy it as is or spread it between a layered cake. from #DietersDownfall
All Homemade Pumpkin Pie baked with a lard based crust. from #DietersDownfall
Easy crust made with walnuts. A Delicious nutty crust that's perfect for any pie. from #DietersDownfall

Triple Coconut Cake

I love Coconut and this Triple Coconut Cake is calling my name! Cake, frosting, pudding and macaroons - i love it all! from #DietersDownfall

Triple Coconut Cake – Coconut Cake layered with Coconut Pudding covered with Coconut Frosting and shredded Coconut Flakes and topped with Giant Macaroons Oh my! This cake is for serious coconut lovers. It’s a good thing that I, in fact, do like coconut I’ve found that coconut is one of those picky flavors. People either […]

Coconut Pudding

Coconut Pudding. Enjoy it as is or spread it between a layered cake. from #DietersDownfall

Triple Coconut Cake – Day Two – Coconut Pudding I love a good, homemade pudding. Taking the time to cook pudding on the stove top is just so soothing and the results are just so much better than the 5 minute mixes. Stove top method is also great because you know exactly what is going in […]

Giant Macaroons

Huge Macaroons ready to be gobbled up. Take them up a bit with drizzled chocolate. from #DietersDownfall

Triple Coconut Cake – Day One – Giant Macaroons This week I’m celebrating all things coconut! I hope you’re a fan of these tropical “nuts”. (Actually they aren’t nuts at all. They are actually stone fruit like peaches and plumbs. source.) Anyway, I love coconut in my treats – cookies, cakes, pies, popsicles and ice […]

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie

Amazing Pumpkin Pie Recipe from a whole pumpkin. Topped with sweetened whipped cream and pumpkin seed toffee. from #DietersDownfall

Decadent Pumpkin Pie (from scratch) made from a whole Pumpkin, baked into an easy lard based crust and topped with sweetened pumpkin seed toffee and Mascarpone whipped cream. That was a mouthful! And so was this pie! I made it from scratch, but if you want to dress up a premade pie, this whipped cream […]

Basic Pumpkin Pie

All Homemade Pumpkin Pie baked with a lard based crust. from #DietersDownfall

Pumpkin Pie (from scratch) – Day Two – Basic Pumpkin Pie baked in a lard crust If you’re looking for a really good, and pretty basic Pumpkin Pie recipe, you’ve come to the right place! I’ve taken pure pumpkin puree and baked it into a crust made wit lard. I figure I’d better go big, or […]

Pumpkin Puree and Honey Roasted Seeds

Save your Pumpkin seeds and bake them with sugar and spice and everything nice. from #DietersDownfall

Pumpkin Pie (From Scratch) – Day One – Homemade Pumpkin Puree and Sweet Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Are you already thinking about your Thanksgiving dinner plans? I know what we are doing. We’ve got our plans and I just received my requested contribution from my Mother-in-Law. I am to bring this Pumpkin Pie made with homemade pumpkin […]

Dutch Apple Pie

A crispy, crumbly topping baked on an apple pie. from #DietersDownfall

Dutch Apple Pie with a Walnut Crust and drizzled with Goat Milk Caramel – a wonderful twist to a classic recipe. Today is my birthday and I’m celebrating with Pie here and Cake over on Pint Sized Baker. It’s the best of both worlds for me! hooray! It seems that a lot of people celebrate […]

Walnut Pastry Crust

Easy crust made with walnuts. A Delicious nutty crust that's perfect for any pie. from #DietersDownfall

Dutch Apple Pie – Day Two – Walnut Pastry Crust Looking for an easy crust for you fall pies? This one was easy, fast, and tasty. I’ve got to tell ya that I’m not a big crust fan, but I enjoyed this one. It may be because of how easy this was to make, or […]

Goat Milk Caramel

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Dutch Apple Pie – Day One – Homemade Goat Milk Caramel I was looking for something a bit different… something that I don’t see too often… something that is delicious. I made Goat Milk Caramel, a walnut pie crust and an amazing Dutch Apple Pie this week. Do I really need to tell you that […]

Chocolate Zuccotto

Chocolate Bomb Cake. What's on the inside? It's a surprise!

Chocolate Zuccotto with Buttermilk Ice Cream and Amaretti Cookies I was introduced to Chocolate Zuccotto in Kona, Hawaii of all places. The wonderful people at the Four Seasons Hualalai invited me to join them for dessert at their Beach Tree restaurant. It was amazing! I asked for the recipe and finally got around to recreating […]