Tag Archive | "dessert"

Strawberry Shortcake Waffles

Sunday, June 8, 2014


In my opinion, summer officially starts with the first u-pick strawberries of the year. And with the first strawberries, some version of strawberry shortcake is always quick to follow. This summer we kicked it off with strawberry shortcake waffles the morning after our u-pick adventure. But to be honest, the waffles are really just a vehicle to get the sweet, juicy berries and cream into your mouth.

Chocolate-Covered Coffee Beans

Friday, June 6, 2014


Simply dip your favorite coffee bean into the melted chocolate of your choice for the perfect afternoon pick-me-up.

Almond Poppy Seed Crêpe Cake

Saturday, May 10, 2014


Almond poppy seed crêpes layered with almond whipped cream and raspberry freezer jam make a sweet cake worthy of a fancy breakfast or any other special occasion.

Tres Leches Cake

Monday, May 5, 2014


This sponge cake covered in a mixture of tres leches {three milks} is intoxicatingly sweet and addictively creamy. Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Chocolate Banana Oat Bars

Sunday, May 12, 2013


These healthy chocolate banana oat bars {homemade energy bars} taste just like the moist chocolate banana cookies that my mom always made for my sister and me. Wishing all of you mommies a Happy Mother's Day!

Sweet Potato Maple Pecan Ice Cream

Thursday, October 4, 2012

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Summer is lingering, providing us with beautiful warm days, but as of today I can say that fall is finally in the air, bringing with it fall cravings {enter sweet potatoes and maple pecans}. It's the perfect equation for an autumn ice cream. Although it's worth saying that I've been making this ice cream for over a year now and it has been a family favorite in every season of the year.

Baseball Brownies à la Mode

Tuesday, June 19, 2012


If you're searching for a quick yet festive dessert for a {belated} Father's Day, the College World Series, a baseball team party or any other baseball-themed party, look no further. These Baseball Brownies à la Mode are perfect for any baseball fan and the combo of chocolate cake or brownies, vanilla ice cream and raspberry jam is a homerun.

Peppermint Ice Cream

Monday, January 23, 2012

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Peppermint ice cream has a reputation of being a Christmas flavor but it doesn't have to be reserved for the winter holidays. Its beautiful pink color is just right for Valentine's Day and its cool peppermint flavor makes it a refreshing choice when you're trying to beat the summer heat.

Banana “Ice Cream”

Sunday, August 8, 2010


Could it be that bananas are the only ingredient in this frozen treat and yet it has the creamy texture of traditional ice cream? Unbelievably, yes! It is so easy to make (you don't even need an ice cream maker). And I love the fact that when my son now screams for ice cream, I can give him this -- an elegant form of frozen bananas.

Chocolate Banana Cookies

Sunday, March 7, 2010

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If you like chocolate and you like bananas, then you will love these cookies! And it's another great way to use ripe bananas.

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