Desserts

Desserts, Sweets, Puddings, Candy and other sweet things

May 22

Rhubarb Crumble Recipe – The first signs of Spring

There must be as many recipes for rhubarb crumble as there are cooks in the world, each with their own twist on this Spring time classic pudding. My rhubarb crumble recipe is no different in that I use port to cook the rhubarb to give more depth of flavor to the dessert. Though the rhubarb …

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Oct 01

Caramel Croissant Bread and Butter Pudding

Technically this is a bread and butter pudding, i.e. that croissants are bread made from butter, but it far more decadent than any normal bread and butter pudding. Traditionally a bread and butter pudding is a thrifty way to stretch ingredients such as stale bread and still come up with a delicious dish. Its origins …

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Dec 16

Pinwheel Cookies – A Holiday Tradition

Pin Wheel Cookies are self-explanatory in their appearance, but the one thing that I have learned over the years is that every family that bakes them for the holiday season has their own interpretation on the ingredients used. For the pinwheel cookies that have been made in our family, Dates and Pecans are the primary …

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Oct 26

Oh la la Brioche

Brioche is a strange bread. It is somewhere between a cake, pastry and bread. In France it is often eaten for breakfast with just butter and/or jam, but it is also very good lightly toasted with butter as afternoon tea, as a basis for desserts, savoury dishes such as Cervelas Lyonnais en Brioche or coulibiac, …

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Sep 21

A Refined Yet Simple Dessert, Coffee Ice Cream Made at Home

For a dinner party that we had recently at our house there was no question for dessert that I was going to make homemade ice cream. The more important question was which flavor was I going to make? Initially I thought to make peach ice cream, then I thought that I was going to get …

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