Posts in Dessert
Pecan Bars

If you’re looking for a perfect dessert to take to a party or package up for a gift, this is the recipe!  The buttery dough is good enough on its own, but the pecan caramel filling makes this one of the richest and satisfying bite you’ll ever take. 

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Banana Layer Cake with Whisky Caramel

Here’s a decadent cake that will impress your family and friends!  There are three layers of cake separated by delicious vanilla cream, and topped with whiskey caramel.  Frankly, making caramel intimidates me, so sometimes I make this cake and top it with a good quality caramel from a jar. 

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Caribbean Citrus Cake with Rum Glaze

Although this cake is full of tropical flavors, I like to make it during the holidays as well as the summertime.  Sometimes I add grated coconut and garnish it with toasted coconut.  You can even top it with pomegranate seeds with the thyme leaves for a holiday showstopper.  If you don’t want to use rum, you can certainly substitute with vanilla extract.

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Fruit Galette

Making pies can be intimidating if you’re out of practice.  I think galettes are much easier.  They’re more informal, allowing the grace of not looking perfect.  Plus, you can eat the slices with your hands without any mess. 

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Chocolate Banana Muffins

At my house we call cupcakes without frosting muffins.  We kid ourselves that muffins are healthy, and cupcakes are dessert.  Well, however you want to justify these chocolate banana muffins is fine with me, because you’re going to love them, and so will everyone you share them with. 

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