Day One

Recipes made on Day One

This delicious three layer Yellow Cake is the perfect shade of Golden Yellow. from

3 Layer Yellow Cake Recipe

Posted on Jun 3rd, 2013

Father's Day Big Mac Cake - Day One - 3 Layer Yellow Cake Recipe   Father's Day is quickly approaching so I thought I would do my first…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter filled Aebleskiver is a decadent breakfast treat or a wonderful dessert! from


Posted on Dec 30th, 2013

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crepe Cake with Aebleskivers - Day One - Aebleskiver Welcome, welcome 2014! I can't wait for the New Year!! Since the top…

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Amaretti Cookies coated in powdered sugar, topped with a cherry or almond or served plain. from

Amaretti Cookies

Posted on Oct 13th, 2014

Chocolate Zuccotto - Day One - Amaretti Cookies If you're an Almond Lover, you'll wanna make these easy Italian Almond Cookies. They are naturally…

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Pecans in sticky Amaretto glaze! Perfect for an ice cream topping.

Amaretto Pecans

Posted on Feb 9th, 2015

Amaretto Hot Chocolate Float - Day One - Stove-Top Amaretto Pecans This week I needed something chocolaty! I also wanted some ice cream in a bad…

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Homemade Butterscotch Sauce. Recipe makes more than 2 cups worth! from

Butterscotch Sauce

Posted on Nov 18th, 2013

Chocolate Butterscotch Pecan Tart - Day One - Homemade Butterscotch Sauce Oh lordy! I went and made a crazy good dessert. Again. Can you forgive…

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Crushed Candy Canes melted into a serving tray for your holiday treats. from

Candy Cane Tray

Posted on Dec 9th, 2013

Triple Layer Chocolate Candy Cane Cake - Day One - Candy Cane Tray Are you in the Holiday mood?? I admit, I've been feeling a bit harried the…

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Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream that tastes like a Wendy's Frosty. from

Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream

Posted on May 27th, 2013

Pastry Puffs filled with Brownie Ice Cream and topped with Ganache - Day One - Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream Whew! It was HOT in Florida last week!…

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Big Daddy Chocolate Chip and Walnut Cookies. from

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Jun 16th, 2014

Dessert "Turducken" - Day One - Chocolate Chip Cookies My husband has been a bit put off the past couple of recipes. He's not a big fan of the…

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Shimmer and Shine is what New Year's Celebrations are all about! All dressed up for New Year's Eve. from

Chocolate Dipped Marshmallows

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2013

No Bake New Year's Party Desserts - Day One - Chocolate Dipped Marshmallows This week I'm celebrating New Years! However, I'm so burnt out on…

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Roasted Hazelnuts and Chocolate make an amazing spread. from

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Posted on Jan 20th, 2014

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart - Day One - Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Two weeks of citrus and now I'm back  to my life-force;  my reason for…

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Chocolate Shortbread Cookies - top them with frosting or turn them into a crust. from

Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Posted on Jul 29th, 2013

Chocolate Mousse Cake - Day One - Chocolate Shortbread Cookies I've made these Chocolate Shortbread Cookies before on Pint Sized Baker. Today,…

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Easy to make Whisky Balls are just like Rum Balls, but so much better! Make 'em today.

Chocolate Whisky Balls

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015

Smoked Chocolate Whisky Cake - Day One - Chocolate Whisky Balls Recipe I am back baby! After this long winter, being unmotivated, uninspired, and…

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Chunky Applesauce with a soft crunch and the warmth of cinnamon is the perfect snack of dinner side. from

Chunky Applesauce

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2013

Apple Spice Cake with Caramel Frosting - Day One - Chunky Applesauce Fall is just around the corner. Summer is winding down. The kids are back in…

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Warm, toasted Cinnamon Bread served with real butter. The best breakfast or snack or lunch! from

Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Posted on Nov 11th, 2013

Chocolate and Walnut Bread Pudding - Day One - Cinnamon Raisin Bread I love the smell of cinnamon baking in the oven. In a pie, in bread, even in…

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Easy Toffee with Chocolate covered cocoa nibs and a hint of cinnamon. from #DietersDownfall

Cinnamon Toffee

Posted on Dec 8th, 2014

Spiced Cake - Day One - Cinnamon Toffee with Chocolate Covered  Cocoa Nibs I have to admit that I almost didn't have a recipe to share with you…

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Sugared Orange and Lemon Peels are a fun and delicious snack during the Holidays. from

Cranberry Puree and Sugared Citrus

Posted on Jul 8th, 2013

White Chocolate Cake and Frosting with Spiced Cranberry Frosting and Sugared Lemon and Orange Peels - Day One Today, I'm celebrating Christmas in…

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Smooth, Creamy, and Dreamy. Homemade Crème fraîche. from

Crème fraîche

Posted on May 5th, 2014

Strawberry Rhubarb Meringue Cups - Day One - Homemade Crème fraîche This week, I've made a wonderful, gluten-free dessert that everyone will…

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Thin and Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies. Perfect for dunking into milk. from

Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Jul 1st, 2013

Day One - Cinnamon and Chocolate Chip Cookie Icebox Cake -  Thin and Crispy Cookies Last week I was baking up some soft and chewy cookies for the…

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An easy tutorial on how to crumb coat a cake. from

Crumb Coating a Cake

Posted on Jul 14th, 2014

Mermaid Inspired Cake - Day One - Crumb Coating a Cake I've been busy the last few weeks and when a friend asked me to make a mermaid inspired…

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Get the tutorial on how to make these double layers Pineapple Flowers from #DietersDownfall.

Dehydrated Pineapple Flowers

Posted on Jan 26th, 2015

Hummingbird Cake - Day One - How to Make Dehydrated Pineapple Flowers This week I'm in a tropical mood from my Caribbean Cruise! I came home last…

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

Giant Macaroons

Posted on Nov 17th, 2014

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".…

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The heat from the Ginger and the cool of the Lemon combine to make a wonderful Curd. From

Ginger Lemon Curd

Posted on May 6th, 2013

Day One - Ginger and Lemon Curd -  Ginger Lemon Frozen Whip with Blueberry Sauce This week, I'm whipping up a light a refreshing dessert that is…

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Goat Milk Caramel

Posted on Oct 27th, 2014

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...…

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Homemade Graham Crackers topped with sweet Honey for a yummy after school snack. from #dietersdownfall

Graham Crackers

Posted on Oct 14th, 2013

Chocolate Cheesecake - Day One - Graham Crackers I've always wanted to make graham crackers. They looked so easy and so good. However, I…

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Apricots right off the grill and ready for toppings. from

Grilled Apricots

Posted on Jun 30th, 2014

Grilled Apricot Ice Cream in Homemade Waffle Bowls - Day One - Grilled Apricots For me, this is the most wonderful time of the year! With fresh…

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Blueberry Jam makes a great gift for someone special. Make up this two cup recipe and share some with a friend.

Homemade Blueberry Jam

Posted on May 11th, 2015

Orange Blueberry Lane  Cake - Day One - Homemade Blueberry Jam Homemade jam is the best! Every now and then I feel the urge to make my own jam and…

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

Homemade Dulce de Leche

Posted on Aug 25th, 2014

Chocolate Whiskey Cake - Day One - Homemade Dulce le Leche Last week I was fortunate to experience Food Blog Forum in Ashville, North Carolina.…

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Homemade Nectarine and Pluot Jan and Mixed Berry Jam. All natural fruit, no refined sugar needed. from

Homemade Jam

Posted on Aug 26th, 2013

Stuffed French Toast - Day One - Homemade Mixed Berry and Stone Fruit Jam I am in LOVE with fresh fruit this summer. I seriously bought bags and…

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Make your own Maraschino Cherries at home this cherry season! from dietersdownfall,com

Homemade Maraschino Cherries

Posted on Jun 24th, 2013

Day One - Cherry Lime Tart - Homemade Maraschino Cherries Whew! It's been two weeks! Have you missed me? Nah... I didn't think so. You've been…

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Homemade Marshmallows. Soft, fluffy, delicious and easier than you think. from

Homemade Marshmallows

Posted on Mar 31st, 2014

Marshmallow Roulade - Day One - Homemade Marshmallows I have a confession to make. I have had homemade marshmallows on my bucket list for at least…

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All natural Peanuts and some Coconut Oil make for an easy and healthy Homemade Peanut Butter. from

Homemade Peanut Butter

Posted on Aug 5th, 2013

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Roulade - Day One - Homemade Peanut Butter You fans and your love for peanut butter! It drives me to make decadent…

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The joy of Key Lime Pie in an Ice Cream. Enjoy! from

Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

Posted on Jan 13th, 2014

Meyer Lemon Angel Cake with Key Lime Ice Cream Dessert - Day One - Key Lime Pie Ice Cream I hope you're a fan of lemon and lime! This week, I've…

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Simple, Delicious, Lemon Curd. Perfect for desserts. from

Lemon Curd

Posted on Feb 24th, 2014

Raspberry Lemon Cake - Day one - Lemon Curd This week, I've baked you a HUGE cake! This cake has 4 recipes associated with it, but don't get…

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Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Shortbread dipped in Chocolate. from #DietersDownfall

Macadamia Shortbread Cookies

Posted on Jul 28th, 2014

Lilikoi Cheesecake - Day One - Macadamia Nut Shortbread Cookies While on vacation in Hawaii, I did some baking for my family. I decided to make…

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Perfect Marshmallow Fluff takes less than 20 minutes to make! from

Marshmallow Fluff

Posted on Oct 7th, 2013

High Hat Brownies with Marshmallow Fluff - Day One - Homemade Marshmallow Fluff I am so proud of myself. This was a small victory of mine and I…

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Fresh Flowers always makes a great cake topper. Enjoy some summer roses, clematis, and a peony on your festive cake.

Mint Chip Cake

Posted on Jul 6th, 2015

Mint Cheesecake Cake - Day One - Mint Chip Cake I'm back with another big cake and this one is full of mint chips! I love minty desserts and they…

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Mint Ice Cream and Chocolate Chunks combine into the BEST homemade Ice Cream! from #DietersDownfall

Mint Chip Ice Cream

Posted on Dec 1st, 2014

Mint Chocolate Roll Cake - Day One - Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream My girlfriend put in a special request for her birthday cake - a Mint Chocolate…

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Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies with White Chocolate drizzle and crushed chocolate on top. from

Mint Chocolate Cookies

Posted on Apr 21st, 2014

Mint Chocolate Mousse Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust and Chocolate Martini's - Day One - Triple Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies I love the…

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Crispy Mocha Meringue topped with mini chocolate chips and almond slivers. Perfect for snacking on. from

Mocha Meringue Bark

Posted on May 13th, 2013

Mocha Chocolate Gluten Free Cake - Day One - Mocha Meringue Bark This week I've made a lovely chocolate dessert that's going to be the talk of the…

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Moravian Style Ginger Snaps are a perfect Fall Cookie. from #DietersDownfall

Moravian Ginger Snap Cookies

Posted on Sep 29th, 2014

Decadent Pumpkin Cheesecake - Day One - Moravian Ginger Snap Cookies I've got the BEST fall dessert coming this week. It starts off with these…

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Sweet Orange Cream Cheese Frosting. Simple and Delicious. from

Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Posted on Mar 17th, 2014

Easter Carrot Cake - Day One - Orange infused Cream Cheese Frosting I have mixed feelings about this next round of recipes. I was really happy…

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Oreo Cookies covered in candy coating and decorated to count down to Midnight. New Years Eve Dessert. from #DietersDownfall

Oreo Cookie Clocks

Posted on Dec 27th, 2014

 No-Bake New Years Treats - Oreo Cookie Countdown Clocks Last New Year's I celebrated with no-bake treats, so I figure I'd keep it up and make it…

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Peanut Butter Cookie Dough shaped to place in the center of a Chocolate Cake - from

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

Posted on Apr 29th, 2013

Day One - Peanut Butter Cookie Dough and a Reason to Celebrate! First up - the Celebration! I have completed my first MONTH blogging here! I've…

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Just like mom used to make! Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies. from

Peanut Butter Cookies

Posted on Mar 10th, 2014

Peanut Butter Pudding Pie with Brownies - Day one - Peanut Butter Cookies There's quite an event coming up on Friday! It's March 14. To some it's…

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Fresh Strawberries are the best! Learn how to clean them and make an Old Fashioned Soda and Brownie Cheesecake. from #dietersdownfall

Prepping Strawberries

Posted on Jun 9th, 2014

How to wash and prepare your Strawberries to last all week and for months of awesome smoothies and desserts. I spent an hour with my daughter…

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

Pumpkin Puree and Honey Roasted Seeds

Posted on Nov 11th, 2014

Pumpkin Pie (From Scratch) - Day One - Homemade Pumpkin Puree and Sweet Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Are you already thinking about your Thanksgiving…

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Homemade Quark Cheese is easy and delicious - from

Quark Cheese

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2013

Grilled Cheese Dessert - Day One - Quark Cheese Did you know that April is National Grilled Cheese Month? Have you ever heard of Quark…

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Raspberry and Lemon infused Vodka with homemade Lemonade.from

Raspberry Lemon Infused Vodka

Posted on May 19th, 2014

Raspberry Lemon Panna Cotta - Day One - Raspberry Lemon Infused Vodka I really, really enjoyed this dessert. I liked that it was small. I liked…

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Homemade Ricotta is all milk, no artificial anything! Make it as wet or as dry as you like. from

Ricotta Cheese

Posted on Jan 6th, 2014

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes - Day One - Homemade Ricotta Cheese So, I made my own cheese again. Ricotta Cheese this time :) So, this week, I'm making…

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Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake with mixed berries and chocolate syrup. from

Ricotta Cheesecake

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

Chocolate Cake with Cheesecake Center - Day One - Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake I love Cheesecake and I love Chocolate Cake, so I figured that I should…

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Soft homemade caramel is sweet and so yummy as a topping or filling. from

Soft Caramel Sauce

Posted on Feb 17th, 2014

Whipped Chocolate Mocha Tart - Day one - Soft Caramel Sauce I've been back in the kitchen whipping up something GREAT! This week, I'm sharing a…

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

Spiked Mulled Apple Cider

Posted on Sep 7th, 2014

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…

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Homemade Strawberry and Banana Ice Cream, simple and delicious - from

Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

Posted on Apr 15th, 2013

Day one - Strawberry and Banana Ice Cream This week, I'm playing with one of my favorite treats - chocolate covered fruit. I think that chocolate…

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Fresh Strawberry Butter. from

Strawberry Butter

Posted on Apr 8th, 2013

Day one of our Baked French Toast - Strawberry Butter This week we are making Baked French Toast. Today is an easy day with the butter.…

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Strawberry Curd is easy and quick to make. from

Strawberry Curd

Posted on Oct 28th, 2013

Birthday Cake - Day One - Strawberry Curd It's my birthday week!! I'm always excited the week of my birthday! To celebrate, I made MY Favorite…

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Malted Milk Ice Cream packed with strawberry flavor and strawberry whoppers! It's a great homemade treat!

Strawberry Malted Milk Ice Cream

Posted on Apr 20th, 2015

Chocolate Malted Cake and Ice Cream - Day One - Strawberry Malted Milk Ice Cream   It's warming up in the mid-atlantic and I've been…

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Homemade Mascarpone cheese. So easy to make your own overnight.

Tiramisu – Day One – Mascarpone Cheese

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2013

This week we are making Homemade Tiramisu. It will involve making your own Mascarpone Cheese, Ladyfingers, and Cream Filling. Taking it one day and…

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A perfect Chocolate Cake that is easy to divide into three layers. Tutorial on how to Torte a cake here. from

Torting a Chocolate Cake

Posted on Sep 16th, 2013

Three Layer Chocolate Mousse Cake - Day One - Torting a Chocolate Cake I've got yet another Chocolate Cake for you. But this one is so easy. I…

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Vegan Orange and Chocolate Zebra Cake. Very delicious, very moist. You'll never know it was vegan. from

Vegan Orange Chocolate Cake

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2014

Orange Chocolate Cake - Day One - Vegan Orange and Chocolate Cakes This week, I'm venturing into new territory again. I did start this blog as a…

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Easy to make, homemade White Chocolate Marshmallow Fondant. from

White Chocolate Marshmallow Fondant

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2013

Red Velvet Holiday Cupcakes - Day One - White Chocolate Marshmallow Fondant Oh Wow! We are getting into the thick of Holiday Baking. I've got a…

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White Chocolate Pudding. Simple, Fast, Delicious. from

White Chocolate Pudding

Posted on May 12th, 2014

Chocolate Trifle with Cherries - Day One - White Chocolate Pudding I had a great Mother's Day weekend. I spent some quality time with my family…

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