To make this…

My fall dinner party guests are going to love this spiked apple cider and fancy caramel apples. from #DietersDownfall
Can't go wrong with a Chocolate and Whiskey. And throw in cake for a great night! from #DietersDownfall
Macadamia Nut Shortbread crust with a Passion Fruit Cheesecake. from #DietersDownfall

Start with this {day one}…

Learn how easy it is to make your own Dulce de Leche at home. from #DietersDownfall.com
Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Shortbread dipped in Chocolate. from #DietersDownfall
An easy tutorial on how to crumb coat a cake. from #DietersDownfall.com

then make that {day two}…

Superbly Simple. Chocolate Whiskey Cake with Buttercream. The perfect gentleman's dessert. from #DietersDownfall
Lilikoi Curd (also known as Passion Fruit) - a sweet Hawaiian treat! from #DietersDownfall.com
How to make delicious Jello Fondant. from #DietersDownfall.com

Chocolate Caramel Apples

My fall dinner party guests are going to love this spiked apple cider and fancy caramel apples. from #DietersDownfall

Fancy, Homemade Chocolate Covered Caramel Apples Now, you have no excuse to still go out and buy those overpriced Chocolate Covered Caramel Apples. You can make them at home and make them just as fancy as they do – maybe even better! Fresh apples, homemade caramel, and fine dark chocolate come together in your kitchen. […]

Caramel Apples

Apple Pie Spiced Caramel Apples. Every bite gets better and better. from #DietersDownfall

Homemade Caramel Apples – even better than the ones at the Fair! To go with the Apple Cider we made in the last post, we’re going to add some delicious caramel apples to the bunch! I used Granny Smith apples because I wanted the tart, crisp flavor to balance out the sweet caramel. They were […]

Spiked Mulled Apple Cider

Enjoy a Spiked Hot Apple Cider on a chilly fall night. from #DietersDownfall

Spiked Mulled Apple Cider Cocktail September is here. Fall is in the air. I can’t stop that no matter how hard I wish. I guess the only thing I could really do is get a second home in the southern hemisphere and enjoy spring and summer all year round. However, blogging isn’t going to earn […]

Triple Whiskey Cake

Can't go wrong with a Chocolate and Whiskey. And throw in cake for a great night! from #DietersDownfall

Chocolate Whiskey Cake with Whiskey infused Dulce de Leche and Whiskey Ganache I’ve finished off the amazing Chocolate Whiskey Cake with Whiskey Ganache and chocolate decorations. It was a wonderful topping to this cake. I could have left it with just the cake and frosting, most people would, but I’ve got to take everything to the […]

Chocolate Whiskey Cake

Superbly Simple. Chocolate Whiskey Cake with Buttercream. The perfect gentleman's dessert. from #DietersDownfall

Chocolate Whiskey Cake – Day Two – Chocolate Whiskey Cake and Dulce de Leche Buttercream I was in Asheville, NC last week having a great time with 150 bloggers! It was a wonderful time of sharing ideas, learning new things, and eating new food. The Food Blog Forum was hosted by Foodtoipa, the Asheville tourism board, and […]

Homemade Dulce de Leche

Learn how easy it is to make your own Dulce de Leche at home. from #DietersDownfall.com

Chocolate Whiskey Cake – Day One – Homemade Dulce le Leche Last week I was fortunate to experience Food Blog Forum in Ashville, North Carolina. While there, I got to experience some amazing chocolate from a little place called “French Broad Chocolate“. My husband has been on me to make a Chocolate Whiskey Cake, so […]

Peach Prosecco Cocktail

Sweetened Peach Juice and a Maraschino cherry topped off with Prosecco. from #DietersDownfall.com

Fresh Peach Prosecco Cocktail When I got done making my amazingly perfect Peach Pie, I had some yummy peach juice left over. I didn’t want to throw it away, so I figured I’d make a fun Bellini or Martini with it. While looking around on the internet, I noticed that there were many different ways […]

Perfect Peach Pie

A fresh Peach Pie right out of the oven. from #DietersDownfall.com

Perfect Peach Pie Have you been enjoying peach season? I have been, however, peaches aren’t my favorite fruit. I love them in baked goods, but can’t stand the fuzzy outside skin. It just gives me the heebie-jeebies. No, sir, I’ll take my peaches in something baked! Like this scrumptious pie! It’s so easy to make. […]

Lilikoi Curd

Lilikoi Curd (also known as Passion Fruit) - a sweet Hawaiian treat! from #DietersDownfall.com

Lilikoi Cheesecake – Day Two – Lilikoi Curd Today, I’m going to give you a little background on Lilikoi – or as you may know it, Passion Fruit. I remember eating it as  a kid. I would scoop the center out and then spit the seeds out. It’s a very common fruit in Hawaii, but […]

Lilikoi Cheesecake

Macadamia Nut Shortbread crust with a Passion Fruit Cheesecake. from #DietersDownfall

Lilikoi Cheesecake I’m doing things a little backwards this week. I’ve kinda got the FINAL recipe today, to celebrate National Cheesecake Day. The lilikoi curd will be here next. Currently, I am on vacation in Hawaii on the Big Island and I have fallen back in love with Lilikoi (Passion Fruit).  I want to make […]