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Pavlova with Cream and Mixed Berries

Pavlova with Berries

 

 

 

 

 

Pavlova with Cream and Mixed Berries

 

 

Pavlova with cream makes an elegant dessert, but its simplicity also makes it perfect for just about any occasion, even a simple family dinner. The meringues are light and crispy with just a hint of chewiness in the middle. They . . . → Continue reading Pavlova

World's Best Pound Cake

Pound Cake with Berries

 

 

 

 

World’s Best Pound Cake

 

A classic pound cake is definitely delicious all on its own, but there’s so much more that you can do with it. One of our favorites is to simply serve it with a dollop of whipped dream and some fresh fruit. It’s also wonderful . . . → Continue reading World’s Best Pound Cake

Dessert in a Jar

Dessert in a Jar

 

Dessert in a Jar

These easy to make fruit parfaits are as delicious as they are pretty. My kids like them because they can customize their jars with their favorite ingredients. I made these with pound cake, lemon curd, assorted berries and whipped cream.

As an added bonus, simply screw on the . . . → Continue reading Dessert in a Jar

Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts

Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts

 

 

Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts

   

Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts

Perfect for fall! These cake donuts are loaded with flavor then rolled in a spiced sugar mixture.

 

Ingredients:

3 tbsp. butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp. . . . → Continue reading Pumpkin Cranberry Donuts

Layered Jello Cubes

Layered Jello Cubes

 

Layered Jello Cubes

 

Layered Jello Cubes

These fun bite-sized cubes are perfect for any occasion. We choose the Jello flavors and colors based on the occasion. Pastel colors for Easter, bright colors for summer picnics, etc. These are easy enough for the kids to make and special enough for a . . . → Continue reading Layered Jello Cubes

Sherbet Floats

Sherbet Soda or Float

Sherbet Float

Sherbet Soda or Float

A sherbet float is the perfect summer treat.

Ingredients:

2 scoops of your favorite sherbet

fruity flavored soda, such as orange, strawberry, grape or whatever flavor you prefer

whipped Cream for garnish

maraschino cherry

Directions:

Add a couple of scoops of your favorite sherbet flavor, or try . . . → Continue reading Sherbet Floats

Raspberry Almond Shortbread Cookies

Raspberry Almond Shortbread Cookies

Raspberry Almond Shortbread Cookies

 

Raspberry Almond Shortbread Cookies

These cookies are light and buttery with a hint of almond and a delicious raspberry center. Drizzled with a simple icing flavored with almond brings just the right level of sweetness. These cookies make a great presentation and are perfect for special occasions, company . . . → Continue reading Raspberry Almond Shortbread Cookies

Danish Puff Pastry

Danish Puff Pastry

 

 

 

 

Danish Puff Pastry

 

This delicious puff pastry is fast and easy to make, but it looks and tastes like you spent hours. It bakes up into a wonderfully flaky pastry base that is similar to a shortbread and the creamy almond filling is scrumptious. Top this Danish puff . . . → Continue reading Danish Puff Pastry