Category Archives: Dessert

Salted Caramel Icebox Cake

Rich came across this recipe somewhere on the interwebs, and asked that I try it; but to wait until we had folk over to make it, because he was thinking that he would most likely lose any self-control it until … Continue reading

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Parfait! Slow Cooker Salted Caramel

Also known as Dulce de Leche, this fine caramel sauce is dead simple to make, but it will take about ten hours in your slow cooker, so plan accordingly. We’re having friends over for diner this weekend, and Rich found … Continue reading

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Dr Pepper Jello Salad

Yeh, I went there. I made a molded jello salad, and you know what? It wasn’t half bad, and loaded with cherries and pineapple and Mandarin orange slices. Even the kids who Mira said wouldn’t touch a jello thing were … Continue reading

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Parfait! Best! Carrot Cake

I’m not certain what the issue is. I’ve had the copy and images for this post ready for over a month, but every time a Friday has come around, I’ve avoided posting it. And, the thing is, I absolutely LOVE … Continue reading

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Champagne Cake

Folk who follow this here web thing-y will be aware that I have made a ton of “soda cakes” – cakes made with a cake mix and a can (12 ounces) of soda, and nothing else. I’ve made a Dr. … Continue reading

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Strawberry Soda Cake

Another Thursday, another cake recipe. We were visiting family in Canada over Rich’s birthday, so I didn’t have a cake for him (though his cousin had some LOVELY cupcakes from a local bakery), so, when we got home, I decided … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie Bars

This recipe came across my screen from the very nice folk at Pillsbury, and, since my husband loves him a citrus-y dessert, and the under-10 set I was going to be seeing later that week have pretty sophisticated palates for … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Apple Crisp (well, except for the Scotch)

OK, here’s the deal. Friends of ours have been on a little-to-no gluten diet for a while and were feeling much better for it. Then, the holidaze came, and all the gatherings, and The Book Club, where I try to … Continue reading

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Gingerbeer Spice Cake With Orange Allspice Buttercream Frosting

I do not know why I hadn’t thought of this combination before. I love me some spicy gingerbeer and I have always liked a good spice cake. Note: gingerbeer is a soda, a zippier version of ginger ale, so no … Continue reading

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Parfait! Orange Cream Cake

So, yeh, it’s the new year. That doesn’t mean we can’t still have cake, though; and this cake (or the many other versions like it) is so darned simple to toss together that it has become my go-to cake of … Continue reading

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