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Pavlova

Pavlova

 

Pavlova

 

Pavlova makes an elegant dessert, but its simplicity also makes it perfect for anytime. The meringues are light and crispy with a perfect balance of sweetness. I like to make individual Pavlovas, but you can also make one large Pavlova for a dramatic presentation. I also use lemon curd in . . . → Continue reading Pavlova

World's Best Pound Cake

Pound Cake with Berries

 

Pound Cake with Berries

 

Pound cake is delicious all on its own or served with fruit, lemon curd or as a base for tiramisu or trifle. This wonderful cake is rich and buttery. It has a dense, moist texture that is perfect for so many desserts. A slice of delicate pound cake topped with whipped . . . → 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. baking powder 1 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

Flaky Almond Flavored Pastry

Delicious puff pastry that is fast and easy to put together. It bakes up into a flaky pastry base similar to a shortbread with a creamy almond filling. Top with sliced almonds and icing and you have a perfect treat for breakfast or any time of the day. You’ll love . . . → Continue reading Danish Puff Pastry