Archive for the ‘Dessert’ Category

Sugar Free Lemon Meringuesque Cake

When my cousin got married, she had asked me to do a sugar-free cake for her reception.  Since it was for a wedding reception, I wanted to do something special so I thought I would attempt a Lemon Meringue style of cake.  The cake did come out good, but this recipe definitely needs some work.  […]

December 13, 2010 · jackie · One Comment
Posted in: Cakes & Pies

Fiery Chocolate Torte

A while ago, Jesse wanted to take something into work, but he didn’t really know what.  I had just gotten the Simple Sweet cookbook from the Pampered Chef, so I had him browse through it.  He ended up coming across this recipe and kept coming back to it. I don’t have much of a spice […]

December 11, 2010 · jackie · No Comments
Posted in: Cakes & Pies

Chocolate Tiramisu Bites

On the cover of the latest edition of the Pampered Chef Best Season’s Recipe Collection are these mini chocolate tiramisu cakes and they looked really good.  So I had to attempt them, but I’m not calling mine “mini cakes”.  They are very much bite-sized and easily consumable if you’re not careful.  *grin* I generally don’t […]

September 21, 2010 · jackie · No Comments
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Strawberry-Coconut Tres Leches Trifle

Doesn’t this sound good already?  I’m not usually a fan of “tres leches”, but when I received this from the Pampered Chef, there was something about it that made my taste buds water. Now I will say this, while I wouldn’t call them exotic, there are definitely some ingredients that take some hunting for this […]

August 15, 2010 · jackie · No Comments
Posted in: Dessert

Peach Almond Pound Cake

Over the last year, I’ve discovered Tastefully Simple and have been trying a couple of thier products.  Their Bayou Bourbon sauce is fantastic on meatballs and their Absolutely Almond Pound cake mix is one I could continuiously eat.  However, after awhile, pound cake does begin to loose its appeal – if it’s only pound cake.  […]

August 9, 2010 · jackie · No Comments
Posted in: Cakes & Pies

German Chocolate Cake

For my sister’s baby shower, Lori requested a German Chocolate Cake and I’ve been wanting to take a stab at one for awhile.  Yes it’s easy to get the box mix and the fabulous chocolate pecan frosting, but yeah, I’m not one to settle for simple.  I love layered cakes and I totally wanted to […]

July 21, 2010 · jackie · No Comments
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Strawberry Crisp

This is a recipe that stills needs a little work.  The strawberries come out a little too mushy for me, but I totally think it can be done. Ingredients: 4-6 cups quartered or sliced strawberries 2/3 cups quick cooking oats 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup bisquick 1/4 cup chocolate chips 1/4 cup butter or margarine […]

July 20, 2010 · jackie · No Comments
Posted in: Dessert

White Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are actually not that bad. They still taste like chocolate chip cookies, but they have white chocolate instead of semi-sweet. I did use wheat flour instead of white for a little difference. You really can’t tell it’s wheat flour, but you can tell there is something off about the cookie. It’s not a bad […]

July 19, 2010 · jackie · No Comments
Posted in: Cookies & Fudge

Black Forest Trifle

I am always looking for new recipes to try in my trifle bowl and this one sounds like a really great one to do. I manged to snag this one from the Pampered Chef, so something tells me it’s going to be ridiculously easy and tasty as well. Ingredients: 1 pkg (18-21 oz) brownie mix […]

July 18, 2010 · jackie · No Comments
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Death by White Chocolate Brownies

I was curious if I could make white chocolate brownies and after looking at Rayna’s (from the Naughty Editions Book Reviews) recipe for Death by Chocolate Brownies, I thought it would be really easy to switch out her chocolate for white. The only major change I’m working on is whether I want to add the […]

May 8, 2010 · jackie · No Comments
Posted in: Brownies