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Final Grand Recipes

A Collection of Decadent Cakes, Pies, Tarts, and other Amazing Desserts

Amaretto Ice Cream Hot Chocolate Float. I think I've gone to dessert heaven! from #DietersDownfall

Amaretto Hot Chocolate Floats

Posted on Feb 13th, 2015

Amaretto Ice Cream Hot Chocolate Floats Oh lordy! I totally blew my diet and my entire weeks worth of yoga with these Amaretto Hot Chocolate Floats!…

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Applesauce cake with sweet Caramel Frosting and Cinnamon Pecans. from

Apple and Caramel Spice Cake

Posted on Sep 6th, 2013

Apple Spice Cake with Caramel Frosting Oh my Gosh! I think I died and went to Cake Heaven!  This recipe was so amazingly outstanding! I LOVED…

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Baked French Toast is made even better with homemade Challah Bread and Strawberry Butter. from

Baked Strawberry French Toast

Posted on Apr 12th, 2013

Baked French Toast - Putting it all together. I'm sure that you have enjoyed your bread and butter... you sure do have enough to eat now. Today…

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Perfect for Dad! This Big Mac Cake has three layers of Yellow Cake and two layers of Fudgy Brownies. from

Big Mac Cake

Posted on Jun 7th, 2013

Father's Day Big Mac Cake Sing it with me!! "Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun!"…

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Six Layer Birthday Cake decorated with Strawberry Whoppers and Pocky Sticks! from

Birthday Cake

Posted on Oct 31st, 2013

It's my birthday! Yep! It's October 31. I'm a little Spook. A Pumpkin. A Witch. All these nicknames that I got from my mother because I was born…

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Homemade Brownies, topped with Strawberry and Banana Ice Cream and Hot Fudge Sauce drizzled over - from

Brownie and Ice Cream Tower

Posted on Apr 19th, 2013

 Day Three - Completion of the Chocolate Covered Fruit dessert. We are putting this massive tower of chocolate and fruit together. I hope…

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Pastry Puff filled with Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream and topped with ganache. A great summer treat! from

Brownie Ice Cream Puffs

Posted on May 31st, 2013

Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream Pastry Puffs These were the BOMB! They are little bombs! I need more of these bombs! WOW! The ice cream...…

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Swoon for the Holidays and a Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cake. I loved it! from

Candy Cane Cake

Posted on Dec 13th, 2013

Triple Layer Chocolate Cake with Candy Cane crusted White Chocolate Frosting I LOVE this cake! I love how it tasted. I love how it looked. I love…

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Orange and Ginger flavored Carrot Cake. A moist and delicious combination of flavors! from

Carrot Cake Recipe with Macarons

Posted on Mar 21st, 2014

Orange and Ginger infused Carrot Cake Recipe with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting with Bunny Macarons I loved this cake! Loved. I usually don't say…

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An easy Lime Crust with fresh Lime Curd filling and homemade Maraschino Cherries on top of whipped cream. from

Cherry Lime Tart

Posted on Jun 28th, 2013

Cherry Lime Tart This tart idea took me a long time to get done. I was planning on baking it in the beginning on June before I went on vacation.…

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Cinnamon and Raisin Bread with walnuts and chocolate baked into a decadent bread pudding. from

Chocolate and Walnut Bread Pudding

Posted on Nov 15th, 2013

Chocolate and Walnut Bread Pudding with Kahlua Cream Sauce O. M. G! This was THE dessert of the month! And my husband ate every single…

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Pecan Tart filled with Chocolate and Butterscotch and topped with whipped cream and butterscotch sauce. from

Chocolate Butterscotch Pecan Tart

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2013

Chocolate Butterscotch Pecan Tart I have a small confession to make... It's a mortal sin in the blogging world, but I'm gonna come out and admit…

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Three layers of deliciousness. Devil's Food Cake and Ricotta Cheesecake with Vanilla Bean buttercream. from

Chocolate Cake and Cheesecake

Posted on Apr 18th, 2014

Devil's Food Cake with Ricotta Cheesecake and Vanilla Bean Buttercream This was a totally decadent dessert! A three layer cake with a layer of…

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

Chocolate Caramel Apples

Posted on Sep 12th, 2014

Fancy, Homemade Chocolate Covered Caramel Apples Now, you have no excuse to still go out and buy those overpriced Chocolate Covered Caramel…

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Chocolate Cheesecake with homemade graham cracker crust and finished with sweet Praline Topping.

Chocolate Cheesecake with Praline Sauce

Posted on Oct 18th, 2013

Chocolate Cheesecake with homemade Graham Cracker crust and Praline Topping I had such a great time making this cheesecake! First off, I made my…

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Layers of Donuts, pudding and cherries. It was an amazing combination. from

Chocolate Cherry Trifle

Posted on May 16th, 2014

Chocolate Donut Trifle with White Chocolate Pudding and Tart Cherries Oh WOW! This dessert was amazing to eat and a pain in the you-know-what to…

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Chocolate Crepe Cake

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2014

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crepe Cake with Reese's Peanut Butter stuffed Aebleskivers My husband is the real Chocolate Peanut Butter lover in the…

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Chocolate Flourless Cake topped with Whipped Cream Frosting and Mocha Meringue Bark. Perfect Gluten Free Dessert from

Chocolate Flourless Cake

Posted on May 17th, 2013

Flourless Chocolate Cake topped with Chocolate Whipped Cream and Mocha Meringue Shards Wow! That's a mouthful of a  title. And this was a…

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Chocolate Cookie Crust, Chocolate Hazelnut Pudding Filling and Chocolate topping. Pure Decadence. from

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

Posted on Jan 24th, 2014

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart I can pass on all the red and pink Valentine treats out there in favor of something rich and chocolaty! My husband…

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Triple Chocolate Threat! #Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Mousse Frosting and Chocolate #Truffles! from

Chocolate Mousse Cake with Truffles

Posted on Sep 20th, 2013

Three Layer Chocolate Mousse Cake with Chocolate Raspberry Truffles Oh Wow! This is a chocolate-lovers dream cake! Three layers of Chocolate…

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Chocolate Cake piled high sandwiching Peanut Butter Cookie Dough and Peanut Butter Frosting - from

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Posted on May 3rd, 2013

Completing our Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cake This cake has been on my mind since January. You see, my husband is a HUGE peanut butter…

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Roulade made with homemade peanut butter and PB cups. For serious peanut butter lovers. from

Chocolate Peanut Butter Roulade

Posted on Aug 9th, 2013

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Roulade with whipped cream and homemade peanut butter cups Have you ever made a Roulade? A roll cake? Are you too…

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

Chocolate Zuccotto

Posted on Oct 17th, 2014

Chocolate Zuccotto with Buttermilk Ice Cream and Amaretti Cookies I was introduced to Chocolate Zuccotto in Kona, Hawaii of all places. The…

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and Marshmallow Fondant toppers with sugared Cranberries. from

Christmas Cupcakes and Giveaway

Posted on Dec 5th, 2013

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting topped with Marshmallow Fondant and Sugared Cranberries Oh! I loved these cupcakes! Aren't they…

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Seven Layers of Chocolate Chip and Cinnamon Chip Cookies with Mascarpone Whipped Cream and topped with homemade chocolate sauce. from

Cookie Icebox Cake

Posted on Jul 5th, 2013

OH Wow! I think I may have outdone myself here... What do you think of this gorgeously stunning Icebox Cake? It's the first Icebox Cake that I…

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Mega layers of dessert! Chocolate Chip Cookie, Peanut Butter Ice Cream, and Chocolate Cake! from

Dessert Turducken

Posted on Jun 20th, 2014

 Dessert Turducken - Chocolate Chip and Walnut Cookie base, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Ice Cream center, and a Chocolate Cake on top! What is…

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

Dutch Apple Pie

Posted on Oct 31st, 2014

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…

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Ginger and Lemon Curd lightened with Whipped Cream and then frozen. Topped with warm blueberry sauce. The perfect spring dessert. From

Frozen Lemon Whip and Blueberry Sauce

Posted on May 10th, 2013

Frozen Ginger Lemon Whip with Blueberry Sauce - Completion day! Is it warming up where you are yet? We've had a nice mix of Spring weather here in…

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You may have had a High Hat Cupcake, but you've never had a High Hat Brownie! from

High Hat Brownies

Posted on Oct 11th, 2013

High Hat Brownies with Marshmallow Frosting Have seen High Hat Cupcakes? Just Google it - they are all over the internet! However, I have never…

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Sweeten up your tart apricot ice cream with a dollop of honey. from

Homemade Waffle Bowls

Posted on Jul 4th, 2014

Grilled Apricot Ice Cream in Homemade Waffle Bowls Today is the 4th of July! Happy Birthday America! I hope everyone is celebrating today with The…

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I'm gonna make this three tiered Hummingbird Cake decorated with dried Pineapple Flowers .

Hummingbird Cake

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

Hummingbird Cake with Pineapple Frosting and dried Pineapple Flower decorations I love everything about this Hummingbird cake! First of all, it's…

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Beautiful Jewel Cake inspired from SprinkleBakes - Purple Jaconde Sponge Cake, pineapple sweetened cream, and jello . from

Jewel Cake

Posted on Aug 15th, 2013

Jewel Cake This cake has been on my bucket list for a few years now. I was amazed when I saw it on Sprinkle Bakes and I wanted to make my own…

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Meyer Lemon Angle Food Cake with Key Lime Pie Ice Cream and Warm Lemon Sauce. from

Lemon and Lime Dessert

Posted on Jan 17th, 2014

Meyer Lemon Angel Cake with Key Lime Ice Cream Dessert You've gotta be a citrus fan for this week's recipe. I know that y'all love the chocolate…

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Blueberries, Raspberries and Blackberries piled high on Lemon Ricotta Pancakes. from

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Posted on Jan 10th, 2014

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes made with Homemade Ricotta Cheese and Blueberry Butter topped with a Mixed Berry Compote I've got some EXCITING NEWS!!! But…

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

Lilikoi Cheesecake

Posted on Jul 30th, 2014

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…

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Chocolate Malted Milk Cake

Malted Milk Chocolate Cake

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

Malted Milk Chocolate Cake Oh my! I think that this was one of the most chocolaty cakes I've ever made! I love just about everything to do with this…

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One of the stickiest desserts I've ever made - and one of the best! Giant Hostess Ding Dong Cake! from

Marshmallow Roulade

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014

Marshmallow Roulade with Seven Minute Frosting and Homemade Marshmallows covered in Chocolate Ganache I think I've done pretty good for the first…

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A Mermaid inspired cake for a special birthday party. from

Mermaid Birthday Cake

Posted on Jul 18th, 2014

Decorating a Mermaid Inspired Cake My daughter and I are on vacation in Hawaii. I don't know why I didn't get this post done ahead of time...…

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Creamy Chocolate frosting and chocolate mint leaves decorated a three layer cake and cheesecake.

Mint Cheesecake Cake

Posted on Jul 10th, 2015

Mint Cheesecake Cake I am a huge mint lover and I loved this triple mint cake. This mint cheesecake cake has a layer of mint chip pound cake, a no…

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Dig in to this Mint Chocolate Mousse Tart! from

Mint Chocolate Mousse Tart

Posted on Apr 25th, 2014

Mint Chocolate Mousse Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust and Chocolate Martini's Let me just say this... YUM! Oh my gosh, was this dessert…

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Mint Chip Ice Cream rolled up in a dark chocolate cake, topped with cocoa whipped cream and cream cheese mints. from #DietersDownfall

Mint Chocolate Roll Cake

Posted on Dec 6th, 2014

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Roll Cake with Ombre Cream Cheese Roses and Chocolate Whipped Cream Frosting Whoa! This was a beautiful dessert! I…

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Giant Chocolate Curls top this amazing Mousse Cake from

Mousse Cake

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2013

Chocolate and Cookie Butter Mousse Cake with Chocolate Shortbread Crust Oh lordy.... Look at who's gaining forty! ME! All these darn…

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Chocolate covered Oreos - Fortune Cookies dipped and sprinkled - Strawberry Champagne Jello Shots. from #DietersDownfall

New Year’s Eve No-Bake Treats

Posted on Dec 29th, 2014

 New Year's Eve No Bake Treats - Chocolate Dipped Fortune Cookies Whoa! New Year's Eve has snuck up on me. Of course I would get sick the day…

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Strawberries, Rice Krispies, and Oreo's - All dressed up and ready for a party! from

No-Bake Dessert Table

Posted on Dec 27th, 2013

No Bake New Year's Party Dessert Table - Elegant Chocolate Covered Oreos, Rice Krispies, Marshmallows, and Strawberries. I hope everyone had a…

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Nutmeg Spice Cake with Rum Buttercream, caramel drizzle, and toffee. An amazing holiday cake! from #DietersDownfall

Nutmeg Spice Cake

Posted on Dec 12th, 2014

Nutmeg Spice Cake with Rum Buttecream and Cinnamon Toffee Oh, my! This Cake! It's amazing what some extra nutmeg will do to a spice cake! I loved…

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Orange and Chocolate Cake all dressed up and ready for a party! from

Orange and Chocolate Cake

Posted on Feb 7th, 2014

Orange and Chocolate Cake with Whipped Ganache Frosting and Chocolate Covered Tangerine Slices Are you a fan of Orange and Chocolate? If not,…

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An Orange and Blueberry Lane Cake that's filled with blueberry curd and topped with orange cream cheese frosting. It's beautiful.

Orange Blueberry Lane Cake

Posted on May 15th, 2015

Orange Blueberry Lane Cake with Orange Cream Cheese frosting and Blueberry Walnut filling Oh this beautiful cake was amazing! I was flipping through…

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Creamy Vanilla Base with Sweet Ripe Peaches from

Peaches and Cream Ice Cream

Posted on Jul 25th, 2013

Peaches and Cream My local Peaches are so good! They are sweet and juicy and we love them. Well, we kinda have a love/hate relationship with them.…

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Peanut Butter Pudding Brownie Pie. A delicious flavor combination. from

Peanut Butter Pudding Pie

Posted on Mar 14th, 2014

Peanut Butter Pudding Pie with Peanut Butter Cookie Crust and Peanut Butter Brownies It's Pi Day!! March 14, 3-14, 3.14! Get it! You should. It's…

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Your dinner guests called. They are requesting this Pumpkin Cheesecake! from

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake

Posted on Oct 4th, 2014

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake with Sugared Pepitas, Moravian Ginger Snaps, and Whipped Cream. I took that naked Pumpkin Cheesecake and dressed it up…

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Fresh raspberries on a cake filled with lemon curd. from

Raspberry and Lemon Cake

Posted on Feb 28th, 2014

Raspberry Lemon Cake with Lemon Curd and Buttercream Frosting I made another cake that I am very proud of. This lemon cake is filled with lemon curd…

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A beautiful cake that anybody would love to receive. Smoky Chocolate and Whisky Cake.

Smoked Chocolate Whisky Cake

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2015

Smoked Chocolate Whisky Cake Recipe with Whisky Balls and Smoky Chocolate Whisky Frosting This cake! OMG! This Cake!! This smoked…

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A brownie base with cheesecake layers and topped with giant chocolate curls and fresh strawberries. from #dietersdownfall

Strawberry Brownie Cheesecake

Posted on Jun 13th, 2014

Brownie Based Cheesecake with a brownie cheesecake layer, strawberry puree and topped with huge chocolate curls and fresh strawberries. Whew, that's…

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Simply Exquisite! Meringue shells, strawberry curd, crème fraîche, and fresh fruit.

Strawberry Meringues

Posted on May 9th, 2014

Meringue Shells with Strawberry Rhubarb Curd, Homemade Crème Fraîche, and fresh Strawberries Mmmm! This dessert was amazing. It was a little…

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Homemade Mixed Berry Jam stuffed into homemade bread for a delicious stuffed french toast. from

Stuffed French Toast

Posted on Aug 30th, 2013

Stuffed French Toast - homemade bread filled with homemade mixed berry jam or nectarine jam and served with fresh berries. This stuffed french…

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

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie

Posted on Nov 14th, 2014

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…

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Tiramisu all homemade from scratch. from


Posted on Apr 5th, 2013

Tiramisu - The Construction Today we are putting our Tiramisu together. We have made our Mascarpone cheese and Ladyfinger Cookies and now we are…

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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

Posted on Nov 21st, 2014

Triple Coconut Cake - Coconut Cake layered with Coconut Pudding covered with Coconut Frosting and shredded Coconut Flakes and topped with Giant…

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

Triple Whiskey Cake

Posted on Aug 29th, 2014

Chocolate Whiskey Cake with Whiskey infused Dulce de Leche and Whiskey Ganache I've finished off the amazing Chocolate Whiskey Cake with Whiskey…

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Vanilla Bean and Lemon Panna Cotta with Raspberry Sauce. from

Vanilla Bean and Lemon Panna Cotta

Posted on May 23rd, 2014

Vanilla Bean and Lemon Panna Cotta with Raspberry Sauce, Lemon Snowball Cookies and a Raspberry Lemon Martini I really enjoyed this…

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Chocolate, Coffee, Caramel... What's not to love?? from

Whipped Mocha Tart

Posted on Feb 21st, 2014

Whipped Chocolate Mocha Tart baked in a Pâte Sucrée crust, filled with soft caramel sauce and filled with a chocolate and coffee mousse. Oh…

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White Chocolate Cake and Frosting with Spiced Cranberry Puree and Sugared Citrus Peels. From #Christmas

White Chocolate Christmas Cake

Posted on Jul 12th, 2013

White Chocolate Cake and Frosting with Spiced Cranberry Filling and Sugared Citrus Peel It's Christmas in July and I had a great time making this…

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Wine Poached Pears with Sweetened Quark Cheese and Grilled Angel Food Cake Dessert Sandwiches - from

Wine Poached Pear Grilled Cheese

Posted on Apr 26th, 2013

Disclosure: It is an honor to work with the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. This recipe was created to celebrate Grilled Cheese Month! All opinions…

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Locally sourced and picked - Wineberries, Blueberries and Peaches from West Virginia fill this Galette. from

Wineberry Galettes {and a HUGE Giveaway}

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2013

I wanted to share a special treat that I recently discovered.... Have you ever heard of Wineberries? I first heard of them last year. My daughter…

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