dessert

Coconut Key Lime Pie

Ingredients:14 oz can of sweetened condensed milk (fat free is fine)3 egg yolks2/3 cup toasted coconut1/3 cup key lime juice*2 1/2 teaspoons key lime zest9 inch round coconut crust or graham cracker crust Directions:Preheat oven to 300. In a large mixing bowl, using your electric mixer, beat the egg yolks, […]

Pineapple Cupcakes

Ingredients: 20 oz (canned) crushed pineapple in juice (not heavy syrup!)2 cups flour1 1/2 cups sugar1/4 cup vegetable oil2 eggs, at room temperature2 teaspoons baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease and flour 24 wells in a cupcake pan. In a large bowl, combine baking […]

Lime & Buttermilk Cupcakes

Ingredients:1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup sugar¾ cup butter, at room temperature ¾ cup buttermilk 2 eggs, at room temperature 2 teaspoons lime juice1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt zest of one lime Directions:Preheat the oven to 350. Line 12 wells in a cupcake tin with baking […]

Coconut Lime Icing

Ingredients:1 cup confections’ sugar¾ cup sweetened, flaked coconut3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature2 tablespoons buttermilk1 tablespoon lime juicezest of one lime Directions: In a small bowl, combine butter,zest and sugar throughly. Add buttermilk and lime juice. Mix on high 1 minute until well mixed Spread over cooled cupcakes. Sprinkle each […]

Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes

Ingredients: Topping:1/4 cup butter1/4 cup light brown sugar1 tablespoon light corn syrup20 oz canned pineapple rings in 100% pineapple juice, drain and reserve juice for batter Cake Batter:1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup butter, at room temperature1 cup flour1 egg, at room temperature1/2 cup pineapple juice1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon vanilla […]

Chocolate Pie

Ingredients: 8 oz Cool Whip, thawed 4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 1/3 cup dutch process cocoa 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 8 inch chocolate graham cracker crust Directions: In a large bowl, cream together the cream cheese and sugar. Add milk, vanilla, and cocoa […]

Fig and Ginger Hamantashen

Fig and Ginger HamantashenIngredients:1 egg, at room temperature1/4 lb butter, at room temperature8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature2 cups flour1/2 cup sugar3/4 cup fig and ginger preserves*1 teaspoon baking powder Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. In an large bowl, cream together butter and […]

Marble Chiffon Cupcakes

Marble Chiffon CupcakesIngredients:2 tablespoons PLUS 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided2 tablespoons PLUS 1/2 cup vegetable oil, divided1/3 cup cocoa1/4 PLUS 3/4 cup cold water, divided2 cupsflour1 tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt7 eggs, separated2 teaspoons vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar Directions:Preheat oven to 325. In large measuring cup or small bowl, […]

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie Ingredients:14 oz can of sweetened condensed milk (fat free is fine)3 egg yolks1/3 cup key lime juice*2 1/2 teaspoons key lime zest9 inch round graham cracker crust Directions:Preheat oven to 300. In a large mixing bowl, using your electric mixer, beat the egg yolks and zest until […]

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 1/2 cups of flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 18 oz miniature Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, unwrapped (I used the dark chocolate variety but they can be difficult to find) OR homemade […]