Desserts

Strawberry Galette

Strawberry Galette

Spring is here, and markets and gardens will soon be filled with fruit, vegetables and herbs in hues of red, orange, purple, green and yellow. I am excited for the growth to begin this spring, especially what’s to come in my little container garden. This year I’m […]

Naked Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Naked Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Chocolate. Oh, chocolate. Many of us really enjoy it in all of its forms including hot chocolate, candy bars, ice cream, and cake. Can you believe that at one point in my life I didn’t care for chocolate at all? I must admit that it’s still […]

Double Chocolate Pecan Pie

Double Chocolate Pecan Pie

Pecan pie is a favorite at Southern restaurants, holiday gatherings and family get-togethers. The sweet, gooey dessert typically includes pecans, eggs, sugar, corn syrup, and a pie crust. Today, I’m sharing my Double Chocolate Pecan Pie recipe made in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday and […]

Raspberry Banana Ice Cream

Raspberry Banana Ice Cream

This vegan and paleo-friendly Raspberry Banana “ice cream” has no cream or added sugar. It has only 5 ingredients – bananas, raspberries, chopped almonds, cinnamon and pure vanilla extract.

Lemon Pound Cake

Lemon Pound Cake

My mom likes delicious, but simple pound cakes and nut cakes. So I wasn’t surprised when she asked if I would make her a lemon pound cake during the Christmas holiday. Baking is what I love to do most, so I was excited to bake it just […]

Southern Coconut Cake

Southern Coconut Cake

A friend asked if I would make a Coconut Cake. Now, this isn’t something that I’m used to making, so as with most of the recipes here, I went to Pinterest for help.

After searching I found a popular recipe for Southern Coconut Cake at CompletelyDelicious.com. Oh, boy! This cake was delicious, airy and filled with coconut goodness.

Sweet Potato Chess Pie

Sweet Potato Chess Pie

This sweet potato chess pie recipe was one that I had in my dessert Pin board for a while before actually making it. The pie was delicious and the crust was easy to make. The best part was the caramelized pecan topping. Yum!

Chocolate Buttermilk Bread

Chocolate Buttermilk Bread

I have pinned many recipes that I vow to try to make in 2014. On January 1, I made my first pinned recipe of the year – Chocolate Buttermilk Bread – “a cross between quick bread and cake, with a tangy buttermilk taste and slightly chocolate-y and sweet”

Pecan Cream Cake

Pecan Cream Cake

RATING: 5 out of 5 Stars This Pecan Cream Cake also known as  Italian Cream Cake was easy to make, yet took a little bit of time. The recipe was a hit with my family, friends and co-workers. It’s now requested for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and sometimes […]