Category Archives: Desserts

PUNCH BOWL CAKE CUPS

These punch bowl cake cups are a fun
variation to the punch bowl cake dessert that we all enjoyed many years ago.

Punch Bowl Cake Cups are a delicious variation to the original punch bowl cake. Made in parfait cups for an easier dessert to enjoy.I have been making retro desserts with my grandchildren, and last week I made them the famous punch bowl cake.  We decided that it is a little too messy after someone digs into it, so I tried making it today in individual cups.

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STRAWBERRY MASCARPONE PRETZEL SALAD IN A JAR

Strawberry Mascarpone Pretzel Salad in a Jar is a variation to the reto Strawberry Pretzel Salad that has been popular since the 1960'sStrawberry Mascarpone Pretzel Salad in a Jar

Strawberry Mascarpone Pretzel Salad in a Jar is a variation to the reto Strawberry Pretzel Salad that has been popular since the 1960’s. This dessert was at any covered dish event we ever went to. It is perfect for summer because it is colorful, refreshing, and so delicious.  Created in a jar with a lid makes it portable, it can be placed in a cooler on ice, and individual servings of any dessert are always a big hit.

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BERRY LEMON MASCARPONE COOKIE TART

Berry Lemon Mascarpone Cookie Tart is made with a sugar cookie crust that is filled with sweetened mascarpone cheese, lemon curd, and topped with fresh berries. Berry Lemon Mascarpone Cookie Tart

Berry Lemon Mascarpone Cookie Tart is a richly, delicious summer tart. It is created using a refrigerated cookie dough crust that is filled with sweetened mascarpone cheese, homemade lemon curd, and then topped with a variety of fresh fruit.

Berry Lemon Mascarpone Cookie Tart is made with a sugar cookie crust that is filled with sweetened mascarpone cheese, lemon curd, and topped with fresh berries.

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“RETRO” SNACKS-COOK-OUT CUPCAKES

These “retro” snacks are fun to make and bring a smile to everyone’s face. 
We call them cook-out cupcakes.

Cook-out Cupcakes are a fun and tasty summertime dessert. Cupcakes are decorated to look like a cheeseburger. Loved by adults as well as children.

I have been making some “retro” snacks for my grandchildren this summer and thought of this one.  I have not made it for at least 6 or 7 years.  They use to love for me to make these cute little cook-out cupcakes when they were younger.  Continue reading “RETRO” SNACKS-COOK-OUT CUPCAKES

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PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE TEXAS SHEET CAKE

Sharing this Peanut Butter Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake recipe today.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Texas Sheetcake is an awesome dessert. The 2 kinds of sheet cakes are combined and topped with 2 kinds of frosting.

My favorite cake is Texas sheet cake and I make it every time that I need a dessert to serve a lot of people. A few days ago, I was in the mood to make one, but I was also in the mood to make a peanut butter sheet cake.  This crazy thought popped into my head that maybe I could make them both in one cake! That is how Peanut Butter Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake was created. It is so good!

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CHERRY CREAM PUFF RING

Sharing this Cherry Cream Puff Ring  recipe today and the memories it brings back to me.

This elegant dessert is a cream puff ring filled with pudding and cherry pie filling.

This is a dessert that my mother made frequently when I was growing up.  I had never made it before this week.  As a matter of fact, I did not even realize that I had the recipe.   I found it in a folder of old recipes last week-end.  This Cherry Cream Puff Ring  holds many special memories for me.

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MINI CITRUS BUNDT CAKE WITH LEMON CURD & RASPBERRY SAUCE

Mini Citrus Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd and Raspberry Sauce is a perfect small dessert with lots of big flavor.Mini Citrus Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd and Raspberry Sauce is a perfect small dessert with lots of big flavor. 

Mini Citrus Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd and Raspberry Sauce is a perfect small dessert with lots of big flavor.

This Mini Citrus Bundt Cake is a moist and tender bundt cake, that was baked in a 6-inch mini bundt cake pan. It has a citrus vanilla flavor obtained from  using an extract called Fiori Di Sicilia, and is served with a homemade lemon curd and raspberry sauce. Continue reading MINI CITRUS BUNDT CAKE WITH LEMON CURD & RASPBERRY SAUCE

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