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May 22nd is National Vanilla Pudding Day! Celebrate with Southern Bourbon Vanilla Banana Pudding Parfaits! ~Great Taste Buds

May 22nd is National Vanilla Pudding Day! Celebrate with Southern Bourbon Vanilla Banana Pudding Parfaits! ~Great Taste Buds

Southern Bourbon Vanilla Banana Pudding Parfaits Bourbon Vanilla Custard* Vanilla wafers 2-3 fresh bananas Whipped Cream Bourbon Vanilla Custard: 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 1/2 tbsp cornstarch 3 eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup half and half 2 tbsp butter 2 tsp Nielsen-Massey Bourbon Vanilla […]

May 17th is National Cherry Cobbler Day! Celebrate with  Sour Cherries ~Everyday Cheer

May 17th is National Cherry Cobbler Day! Celebrate with Sour Cherries ~Everyday Cheer

I love this cobbler recipe. It gives a crispy topping without using oats (I love oats too, but we have One Who Cannot Eat Oats in the family, so alternate toppings are a nice thing to have in my pocket. I made this one with […]

Mother’s Day Dessert Suggestion: Triple Berry Tiramisu ~Let Food Be Thy Medicine

Mother’s Day Dessert Suggestion: Triple Berry Tiramisu ~Let Food Be Thy Medicine

There is a reason Tiramisu means “life me up” 🙂 Triple Berry Tiramisu 2 packages lady fingers 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 8 ounces mascarpone cheese (you can cheat subbing cream cheese if necessary) 1 cup white sugar, divided 1 tbl vanilla 8 oz coffee […]

Zuppa Inglese Mama’s Italian Cream Rum Dessert Cake

Zuppa Inglese Mama’s Italian Cream Rum Dessert Cake

Zuppa Inglese is an Italian cream rum cake or dessert that requires no baking. It is wonderfully rich, easy and delicious! And the presentation, in a trifle bowl, is really quite lovely and impressive! My Mama prepared it for special occasions & I have adapted it for modern tastes. I am going against the grain […]

Mother’s Day Dessert Idea: Decadent Chocolate Souffle’`THE LEMON AND JAR

Mother’s Day Dessert Idea: Decadent Chocolate Souffle’`THE LEMON AND JAR

You guys – the end product was kissed with an ever so slight crispness on the edges and so incredibly moist and fluffy in the centre. It rose well and was immensely chocolatey though not too sweet, letting the quality chocolate shine for what it […]

Easter Pie Suggestion: Italian Ricotta Rice Pie

Easter Pie Suggestion: Italian Ricotta Rice Pie

This is a re-post from Easter, but I simply had to include this highly unusual masterpiece during our Pie week this week. It’s SO worthy of a re-post. Everyone and I mean everyone I serve it to always asks me for the recipe. It’s that good! This Ricotta Rice pie recipe of my Mama Carmela’s […]

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Stout Buttercream

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Stout Buttercream

This is my very first blog post: Date: 2/28/14. While I haven’t changed a word I did add a few additional photos. How time flies… 🙂 One needn’t be a beer fan to become one of these luscious, spongy delights. These Chocolate stout or Guinness chocolate cupcakes are dense, flavorful and moist. The frosting, also […]

Thin Mint Brownie Cheesecake ~Rare

Thin Mint Brownie Cheesecake ~Rare

OMG. We’re Starting the Journey to Saint To Patrick’s Day! Follow us Along the Piper’s Trail to Some of the Best Recipes to Tribute The Emerald Isle- Ireland! Erin Go Bragh!  via If you love Thin Mints, this brownie cheesecake has your name all over […]

Japanese Soft Cheesecake ~Weekend Baking Mum

Japanese Soft Cheesecake ~Weekend Baking Mum

Japanese cheesecake is well-known with soft, light, cottony texture that absolutely to die for. via JAPANESE SOFT CHEESECAKE — Weekend Baking Mum

Chocolate Raspberry Crêpe Cake ~SwirlsAndSpice

Chocolate Raspberry Crêpe Cake ~SwirlsAndSpice

Layers of chocolate crêpes and raspberry whipped cream make a rich and airy dessert that is perfect for sharing and celebrating. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, followed by Pancake Tuesday, so get your crêpe pan out and enjoy tucking into this sweet-but-not-too-sweet delight […]