Category: Dessert

Flambe Cherries Jubilee

3 tablespoons butter ¼ cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon honey 15 ounces Bing Cherries (canned in syrup if not home prepared) ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice 3 tablespoons Kirsch Liqueur ¼ water Vanilla ice cream Turn water and cornstarch into a smooth slurry Add butter to medium-high heat sauce pan Add sugar and honey […]

Bananas Foster

3 tablespoons butter ¼ cup brown sugar 2 bananas peeled and split lengthwise 2 tablespoons Crème d’ Banana Vanilla Ice Cream   Add butter to medium-high heat sauce pan Add sugar and honey and stir until sugar dissolves Add crème d’ Banana and Bananas Remove from flame Serve with Ice Cream  

Peanut Brittle

Ingredients1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter3 cups sugar1 cup light corn syrup3 cups shelled raw peanutsDirectionsMeasure the vanilla into a small bowl and set aside. Combine the baking soda and salt in another small bowl and set aside. Butter 1 cookie sheet with sides or jelly roll […]

Angel Tiramisu

2 tsp. instant coffee granules 1 (8 oz ) container mascarpone cheese 3 tbsp. powdered sugar 2 tbsp half and half or heavy whipping cream 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 (12 oz) angel food cake, torn into 1-inch pieces (about 5 cups) 2 oz semisweet chocolate, grated or finely chopped […]

Crinkle Cookies

1 box lemon cake mix (or any kind) 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 cups cool whip, thawed 1/2 to 1 cup powdered sugar preheat oven to 350 in a large bowl, combine cake mix, egg and cool whip form dough into tablespoonfuls and roll in powder sugar bake for 8 to 10 minutes until edges […]

Tiramisu

1 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup ground dark roast coffee 1/2 cup sugar, divided 3 large egg  yolks 2 tbls kahlua (coffee flavored liqueur) divided 5 large egg whites 2 tbls water 8oz cream cheese soften 2 oz mascarpone cheese soften 24 crisp savoiardi ladyfingers 3/4 oz bittersweet chocolate, finely grated bring 1 1/2 cups […]

Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding

10 to 12 slices bread, cut into 1/2″ cubes, to yield about 6 1/2 cups bread cubes*1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate, chopped, or chocolate chips1 cup (7 ounces) sugar1/2 cup (1 1/2 ounces) cocoa, unsweetened baking cocoa or Dutch-process3 cups (24 ounces) milk or half and half6 large eggs1/2 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons vanilla […]

Carrot Cake Capirotada (bread pudding)

Ingredients: 3 or 4 bolillo rolls 2 cups shredded carrot 1 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup raisins 1 can evaporated milk 1-1/4 cups milk 1/3 cup melted butter 3 eggs 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves […]

Easy Peanutbutter Fudge

2 sticks butter 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 tsp. vanilla 1 lb. powdered sugar Melt the butter and peanut butter (you may use microwave). Stir in vanilla. Beat in powdered sugar. Quickly spread into a buttered 8×8-inch square buttered dish. Chill to set.

Tres Leches Cake

Ingredients For the cake: 9 egg whites 9 egg yokes 1 cups of sugar 1 cups of flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ cup melted butter but not hot (important!) 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 nine inch spring mold greased and floured Directions For the cake: Preheat oven to 350 F. Note: It […]