dessert

Raspberry Eton Mess

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 cup fresh raspberries (I used a mix of golden and red raspberries) 1 1/4 cup (whole) raspberry meringues Directions: In the bowl of a stand mixer or in a mixing bowl using a hand mixer beat the cream and sugar […]

Free Form Raspberry Meringues

Ingredients: 3 egg whites, at room temperature pinch salt 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 oz freeze dried raspberries Directions: Preheat oven to 250. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside. Place the raspberries in a Vitamix, mortar and pestle or food processor and grind […]

Coconut Mini Layer Cake

Ingredients: for the cake: 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter, at room temperature 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup coconut milk 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 cup flour pinch of salt for the icing: 4 oz brick cream cheese, at room temperature 3/4 cup confectioners sugar 1-2 teaspoons dark […]

Very Berry Rice Krispies Treats

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 6 oz large marshmallows 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 3 cups crisped rice cereal (AKA Rice Krispies) scant 1/4 cup freeze-dried strawberries* scant 1/4 cup freeze-dried raspberries scant 1/4 cup freeze-dried blueberries Directions: Coat 8-inch pan with cooking spray or brush with oil. Set aside. Place all of […]

Orange Crush Bundt Cake

Ingredients: for the cake: 1 1/2 cups 7UP 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice zest from 1 orange (about 1 tablespoon) 1/2 cup canola oil 1 3/4 cups sugar 2 large eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt to decorate: confectioners’ sugar Directions: Preheat oven […]

Double Orange Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon orange extract orange jam/marmalade (I used Seville Orange Fiordifrutta) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl, […]

Guava Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 oz (brick) cream cheese, at room temperature 4 ounces butter, at room temperature 2/3 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 10 oz guava paste (goiabada) 1/4 cup water Ingredients: Preheat oven to 350. Line 2 […]

Gingerbread Sufganiyot (Doughnuts)

Ingredients: 3/4 cup lukewarm whole milk 1 (1/4-ounce) packet active dry yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons) 1/4 cup sugar 2 egg yolks 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon Saigon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 […]

Salted Butter Jumbles with Blueberries, Coconut & Chocolate Chips

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup (4 oz) Finlandia Premium Imported Salted Butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup large unsweetened coconut flakes/chips 1/4 cup dried blueberries 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat the […]

Toasted Marshmallow Apple Butter Milkshakes

Ingredients: for the milkshake: 1/2 cup Musselman’s apple butter 1 1/3 cup vanilla bean gelato 1 cup milk 8 large marshmallows to serve: whipped cream cinnamon cinnamon sticks Directions: Skewer marshmallows on a wooden skewer or fondue fork. Toast over an open burner. Place on parchment paper to cool. When […]