• Sweet Cravings

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    Strawberry Cucumber & Mint Lemonade

    Looking for refreshment that is going to help you thru this August summer heat? Talk about heat, I was just in Las Vegas where the temperature was soaring. It was […]

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    Berry Custard Cake

    The Spring/Summer seasons are approaching and this Berry Custard Cake is going to be perfect for your daytime brunches, tea parties, outdoor birthday celebrations and more. Yes, it looks like […]

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    Holiday Wreath Cake

    I couldn’t pass up The Holiday Wreath Bundt Pan at the store. It whispered “buy me and make a holiday cake”. Of course I gave in and worked my magic […]

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    Pear Almond Puff Pastries

    Puff pastry dough is easy to work with and is used to make croissants, napoleons, turnovers and more. I created these pastries one evening while craving Pear Almond Bars. I had […]

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    Orange Cardamom Cupcakes with Rose Water Frosting

    While growing up scents of orange, cardamom and rose water would fill our home when my mother and grandmother baked a Middle Eastern cake that they served often with tea. The […]

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    Sugar and Spice Grilled Peaches

    It’s summer time and I am smiling because my garden is in full bloom! For the past month we have been enjoying our treasured peaches. They grow big and plump. […]

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    Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Mini Bundt Cakes

    Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Mini Bundt Cakes Meyer lemons have a sweeter, less acidic flavor than the more common lemons. They work great for baking and are a perfect ingredient […]

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    Oatmeal Parfait

    Oatmeal Parfait If you are frequently on the run and need a breakfast that is healthy and quick, this recipe is a great solution. You actually don’t have to cook […]

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    Red Velvet Cupcakes with Pink Frosting

      Red Velvet Cupcakes with Pink Frosting Simple, delightful and delicious is how I would best describe these red velvet cupcakes. Simple white moist cake with a hint of chocolate, […]

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    Pandoro Bread Pudding Squares

      Pandoro Bread Pudding Squares Pandoro is a traditional Italian sweet bread similar to Panettone that you can find at most specialty stores around the holidays. It is the perfect […]

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    Nutty Chocolate Bark with Dried Cherries and Apricots

      Nutty Chocolate Bark with Dried Cherries and Apricots Craving something sweet, crunchy, and salty? This no baking required, quick and easy dessert is fun to make and won’t leave […]

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    Pecan Bars

      Pecan Bars This has been a frequently requested dessert ever since I made them the first time. Although I think everyone is trying to stay away from them lately […]

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    Baklava

    Baklava One of my most cherished childhood memories that I have with my grandmother are of her baking delicious pastries in our kitchen. The scents of rose water, cardamom, and […]

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    Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Orange Glaze

    Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Orange Glaze I made pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving one year and used canned pumpkin. That was the first and last time! I don’t recommend it. Baking […]

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    Reese’s Pieces Cupcakes

    Reese’s Pieces Cupcakes This is a kids created recipe. A vanilla cupcake stuffed with a Reese’s miniatures cup, topped with a light whipped cream frosting, and decorated with Reese’s M&M’s. […]