Amaretto Hot Chocolate Floats

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

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! They were just amazing and I couldn’t just toss it.  All that yummy amaretto ice cream covered in real hot chocolate, fresh whipped cream and amaretto pecans. It was […]

Mint Chocolate Roll Cake

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

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Roll Cake with Ombre Cream Cheese Roses and Chocolate Whipped Cream Frosting Whoa! This was a beautiful dessert! I loved it, but more importantly, my girlfriend loved it! This was her 39th birthday cake that I made for her. She requested a chocolate and mint cake and gave me freedom […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake

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

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake with Sugared Pepitas, Moravian Ginger Snaps, and Whipped Cream. I took that naked Pumpkin Cheesecake and dressed it up for a family dinner party. I added some candied pepitas, made some delicious whipped cream and use the extra Moravian Ginger Cookies to take this cheesecake to the decadent level! Adding these little […]

Grilled Apricots

Apricots right off the grill and ready for toppings. from

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 fruits abundant in the markets, it’s a great time to dig in and make some fantastic fruit desserts. Last year I commented somewhere that I had never had a […]

White Chocolate Pudding

White Chocolate Pudding. Simple, Fast, Delicious. from

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 AND I got to enjoy this amazing Chocolate and Cherry Trifle. Of course I had to fight off demands for some of the donuts for three days, however the […]

Mint Chocolate Mousse Tart

Dig in to this Mint Chocolate Mousse Tart! from

Mint Chocolate Mousse Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust and Chocolate Martini’s Let me just say this… YUM! Oh my gosh, was this dessert GOOD!! From the cookie crust filled with bittersweet chocolate mint mousse and the chocolate martini to wash it down, it was fan-frickin-tabulous! I totally loved everything about this dessert. For me personally, […]

Whipped Ganache Frosting

Chocolate Ganache Frosting. Easy and Delicious. from

Orange and Chocolate Cake – Day two – Whipped Ganache Frosting I Love a simple and easy frosting and I don’t think that this frosting could get any easier. It’s just two ingredients and little bit of waiting, but that’s it. Simple. I was a bit nervous of the consistency of the ganache when I […]

Jewel Cake

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

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 version of it. I loved her hot pink version with the primary colors of jello. There is just something about the colors that […]