Archive for the 'Desserts' Category

Cream Soda Ice Cream

on Jul 21st 2012

Looking for ways to beat the summer heat?  Ice cream does the trick for me.  I’m not a huge fan of heavy ice cream flavors but I do enjoy the fruity tasty of these ice creams made with orange and cherry cream soda.  There are only 3 ingredients and whipping this up is a breeze. […]

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on May 4th 2012

Sopapillas are South of the Border pastries made with basic ingredients, deep fried, then coated with cinnamon and sugar. Some folks like to bite off the corner, squirt honey into the centers, and then devour them. Make a batch of sopapillas today and discover your favorite way to eat them! 1 ¾ cup plain flour […]

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DR. Pepper Cake!

on Feb 20th 2012

Our firstborn celebrated a birthday yesterday.  He doesn’t like bakery birtrhday cake.  This is the cake he wanted me to make – Dr. Pepper Cake.  It’s so moist and tasty and is a variation of Coca Cola Cake.  YUM! In large bowl mix together then set aside: 2 cups sugar 2 cups plain flour ½ […]

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Gluten Free Skillet Apple Crisp

on Jan 26th 2012

I have begun to experiment with gluten free baking.  Our middle child decided to eliminate gluten at the start of the new year.  He is certain he sleeps better, feels better, and his complexion is even better.  Since I am not cooking as much with wheat flour, the whole family has been missing some of […]

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Strawberry Pound Cake Kabobs

on Jan 25th 2012

Do you need an appetizer for the upcoming Super Bowl?  Or a fruity sweet dish to serve at a shower or other party?  These Strawberry Pound Cake Kabobs are easy to assemble (especially with a store bought pound cake) and will disappear in no time.  For a lower calorie version, use angel food cake cubes […]

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Party Ready Stuffed Strawberries

on Jan 22nd 2012

Like Strawberries, chocolate covered berries, or cream cheese and berries?  Then you are going to LOVE these cute stuffed strawberry appetizers.  These stuffed strawberries are perfect for parties, Valentine’s Day, or anytime you want a dreamy fruity treat.  And they are SO easy!  You will need: 2 pounds of fresh strawberries, washed and dried, stems […]

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My Mamma’s Old Fashioned Southern Coconut Cake

on Dec 19th 2011

Growing up I took a lot for granted. I believed my parents existed for the sole purpose of fulfilling the needs and wants my little brother and me. I never really gave much thought to the notion that my parents might actually love each other or that they might also place a higher priority on […]

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Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter

on Oct 24th 2011

I had never given much thought to Pumpkin Butter until recently.  To break the rainy month blues one Saturday evening, we loaded up the kids and drove to Cool Springs just to roam around for a while.  I had a few moments to myself, and the aroma pouring out of WILLIAMS SONOMA drew me inside […]

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Reese’s Peanut Butter S’mores

on Sep 22nd 2011

When I updated my Facebook status last week to, “Just had my first S’more of this season – a Reese’s Peanut Butter S’more” I had many people comment that they have never tried one. This recipe is too good not to share with others. I consider it one of my top contributions to humanity. And […]

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Salted Caramel Fondue

on Sep 20th 2011

Last month I had a “hen party” here at the house.  For those of you not familiar with Southern talk – “hen party” refers to a gathering of females for any named purpose which includes lots of laughing (clucking) and gabbing, good food, great friends and often the selling of some product said females think […]

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