Category Archives: Dessert

Burnt Basque Cheesecake

Score another win for Nigella Lawson! This cheesecake is so very good, and so very easy to – literally – toss in the mixer, and then a springform pan and and bake; I can totally see why she has said … Continue reading

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Parfait! Guinness Cake

Rich. Dense. Chocolatey goodness. And, Guinness! This cake is not one of those light and airy confections. Nope, it is denser than your average fruitcake, but so loaded with flavor that you will not really care, so, let us explore … Continue reading

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Best! Cake Pan Coating and Bonus! Cherry Coke Cake

Do you have one of these handy-dandy fancy design cake pans? Or even plain ole every day bundt or cake pans and are kinda sick of the baked cake coming out in pieces that only a thick frosting can save? … Continue reading

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Blizzard Bonus! Strawberry Custard Pie

OK, so, mebbe not a blizzard, per se, but, it has been snowing more or less non stop for two days now, and, if it is not a blizzard, well, after two days and a foot or so of snow … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake

Who’d a thunk it? Three ingredients (cake mix, pie filling, and butter) come together in a 13×9 pan and make for a pretty terrific cake! Fair warning – you are not gonna get nice, tidy slices out of this particular … Continue reading

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Ugly – But TASTY! – Pecan Pie

I love pecan pie, but really kinda hate the cloying sweetness I usually find in versions made with corn syrup. I know that there has to be an answer, because I have had awesome pecan pies, so, when the nice … Continue reading

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Blackberry Cheesecake Tart

Full disclosure: the recipe, as I copied this from Smitten Kitchen, was called “Blackberry Cheesecake Galette;” but our dinner guests and I agree that, however I planned on serving a galette, I was, indeed, serving a tart. And a tasty … Continue reading

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Cherry O Cheese Pie

This is another one of those recipes my mom cut out and saved, but I don’t think she ever made. Too bad, because this is a keeper! And gluten-free, because of the shortbread I used for the crust, so, bonus! … Continue reading

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Cherry Coke Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

If there was ever a time to settle back with a nice slice of cake, then surely now is that time. The thing is, a lot of folk don’t want to be bothered the trouble of making a cake – … Continue reading

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Strawberry Lemonade Blondies

My husband came across this recipe from 12tomatoes.com, who adapted it from The View From Great Island, and, since he does love him a citrus-y treat, asked me to make a batch to try and mebbe share with friends (not … Continue reading

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