Archive for the 'Desserts' Category

Don’t Tell Mounds Cake

on Jan 3rd 2016

Make this cake but don’t tell anybody that it is gluten and sugar free.  It’s delicious!  The chocolate cake layers are inspired by Trim Healthy Mamma’s Celebration Cake.  I added the monk fruit and used Swerve sweetener in place of Super Sweet Blend.  I reduced the cooking time for my convection oven. I created a […]

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Peanut Butter Pie

on Aug 30th 2015

Here’s a sinful dessert for the peanut butter lovers.  What could be better than graham cracker crust and peanut butter filling topped with real whipped cream, chocolate syrup and peanut butter cups? For the crust: 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 stick melted butter 2 Tablespoons sugar Pour melted butter into a pie pan.  Add […]

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Dutch Oven Apple Pie

on May 25th 2015

Looking for a hearty dish to make around the campfire?  Dutch Oven Apple Pie is a people pleasing way to keep all your campers happy.  This one turned out perfect and was simple to make with store bought pie pastry and some apple pie filling with fresh apples added. 1 box refrigerated pie crust sheets […]

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Strawberry Tiramisu

on May 21st 2015

I’m glad to live in Tennessee if for no other reason than the fresh strawberries grown in this state.  I’ve never had a sweeter,  juicer strawberry anywhere else.  Strawberry Tiramisu is the perfect dessert to welcome summer and makes an impressive presentation for minimal effort. 2 cups strawberries – washed and stems removed 3/4 cup […]

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Old Fashioned Banana Pudding

on Nov 17th 2014

I don’t know why I equate home made banana pudding with church gatherings, but I still do. I have pleasant memories of attending many a church social where somebody’s grandmother had made banana pudding from scratch. I have always been fond of home made banana pudding. This is a southern tradition I hope never dies. […]

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Southern Peach Cobbler with Gluten Free Option

on Jul 20th 2014

Harvest is in full swing here in the south, including one of my summer time favorites – PEACHES! Lester Farms is selling peaches now  and I can think of no easier dessert to whip up with them than a good old fashioned southern peach cobbler.  You can have one ready to pop into the oven […]

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Fireside Lemon Pie S’mores

on Jan 18th 2014

If the cold weather has you feeling blue, grab a jar of Lemon Curd, a bag of fresh marshmallows and some graham crackers.  We toasted our marshmallows over a fire we built in our fireplace, smeared some lemon curd over a graham cracker added the toasted gem then topped it all with another graham.  This […]

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Cherry Crumb Pie Gluten Free

on Nov 12th 2013

I am pleased to bring you a festive treat for the upcoming holidays that is quick and easy to assemble, can be made gluten free, and will tickle your tastebuds. This pie is made with a can of cherry pie filling, and a crumb topping that is easier to whip up than pie crust. In […]

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Black Cherry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

on Jul 29th 2013

This recipe is adapted from Woman’s Day August 2013 edition.  I was looking for something special to welcome hubby back home from a week long work trip.  Since he loves cherries and chocolate, and ice cream, this was a winning combination here.  And I love the fact that there is no cooking or freezing in […]

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Home Made Maple Peach Icecream

on Jul 19th 2013

Peaches are ripe for harvest here in the south.  And the weather has turned hot, humid, and hazy here in Tennessee.  What better way to use those juicy ripe peaches and beat the heat than enjoying a tasty bowl of home made MAPLE PEACH ICECREAM?  There is no cooking with this recipe, you just pour, […]

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