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Pineapple Icebox Cake

by on May 24, 2013 · 10 comments

pineapple icebox cake

One of the best things my grandmother made was a dessert called banana split cake. It wasn’t really a cake at all, but a layer of cookie crumbs topped with a creamy custard of some sort, whipped cream, pineapple and bananas. Over the years I’ve tried several versions of the recipe trying to get it […]

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Published on May 24, 2013
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Key Lime Filled Angel Food Cake

by on March 20, 2013 · 8 comments

key lime mousse cake

After having dinner at a steakhouse last week, we decided to share dessert. Todd wanted Key lime pie and I wanted cheesecake.  Fuzz’s job was to break the tie, but since she was indifferent we settled on cheesecake so long as I promised to make a Key lime pie later in the week. This dessert […]

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Published on March 20, 2013
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Lemon Lush

It’s starting to feel like Spring around here, so how about a nice lemony dessert? Er, sort of. This dessert doesn’t contain any actual lemons, but rather a box of instant lemon pudding, Cool Whip and cream cheese. In other words, it’s Todd’s favorite type of dessert. The recipe is called Lemon Lush and the […]

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Published on March 8, 2013
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Malted Strawberry Angel Bavarian

by on September 3, 2011 · 7 comments

strawberry bavarian

Today’s dessert was inspired by the Angel Strawberry Bavarian I found on the Duncan Hines website. It’s an angel food cake  broken up and suspended in a matrix of strawberry flavored cream, and I say “inspired” because while I’d intended to make the actual recipe, I ran into a few obstacles. The recipe starts with […]

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Published on September 3, 2011
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Chocolate Eclair Cake

If you see a copy of the new Cook’s Country Magazine, make sure to pick it up! Mine came in the mail yesterday and it’s loaded with good stuff. There’s a fried chicken recipe that looks interesting, a small (loaf pan size) lasagna, and at least three desserts which I plan on making; …

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Published on May 6, 2011
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Pumpkin Tiramisu

by on December 1, 2010 · 15 comments

Pumpkin Tiramisu

A few weeks ago I saw a picture of a Bourbon pumpkin dessert in Las Vegas Magazine. It looked so good we almost booked a reservation at the restaurant serving it. But we didn’t. Instead, I decided to try making pumpkin tiramisu at home. After debating whether to make it round, square or …

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Published on December 1, 2010
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Small Batch Chocolate Éclair Cake

by on November 20, 2010 · 18 comments

Chocolate Eclair Cake

Small Batch Chocolate Éclair Cake

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Published on November 20, 2010
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custard

This recipe is adapted from the Southern Living: Ultimate Quick & Easy Cookbook: Incredibly Good, Unbelievably Easy — over 450 Superfast Recipes. It’s a quick custard buried in fresh whipped cream and berries and you can serve it in any kind of decorative class. I’ve packed away most of my decorative glasses, so I just […]

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Published on April 8, 2010