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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 it — Rare

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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 of a cake. Do you eat crêpes often? My kids…

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