Category Archives: Dessert

Homemade Frosty

It’s Wendy’s, without the nightmare of ‘leaving your own home’! This recipe actually makes enough to fill my Cuisinart ice cream maker twice, which is either a good thing or a hassle depending on your mood (=if you’ve already tasted … Continue reading

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Pluot Cobbler

Pluots are easily my favorite fruit, so today we’re saying nuts to peach cobbler, and swapping pluots in instead! Filling: 10 pluots cut into thin slices 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Lemon Ice-Box Cake

Same general concept as an eclair cake, this is an easy dessert to throw together the day before, and then feed a crowd with something sweet and tart and delicious! Ideally you’re eating it with a bunch of friends and … Continue reading

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Strawberry Snacking Cake

A tasty summery cake that comes together comes together pretty quickly. Because you’re mixing sliced strawberries with some sugar to start with, I thought I could get away with buying frozen sliced strawberries with sugar – this turns out to … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Cake

A moist vanilla cake that stayed good over a week while I worked through the leftovers alone. Ingredients: Cake: 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 … Continue reading

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Gooey Butter Cake

A simple but real easy cake that’s actually better a few days after baking, when the gooey-ness really sets in. Ingredients: 1 box yellow pudding-in-mix cake mix (my supermarket no longer has any mixes that mention pudding, I just got … Continue reading

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Mini M&M Cookies

Some thick, very M&M-filled cookies to cheer you through the will-it, won’t-it weather of early spring. Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter, room temperature 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 (3.4 oz) box Instant Vanilla Pudding … Continue reading

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Creamy Brazilian Cornmeal Cake

Cornmeal cake with a sort of custard center. I’m not always into this texture, but this time it works for me. This cake is apparently commonly eaten at breakfast and with afternoon coffee, plus it makes a good dessert. Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Twix Blondies

Some very beefy blondies full of one of the best candy bars – these are an extremely pleasant treat! Even better, they only take one bowl to mix together! Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter, melted 2 cups light brown sugar 3 … Continue reading

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Apple Graham Coffee Cake Muffins

When your friend at a mill gives you some special flour, it’s time to get googling for recipes! The problem with the original recipe I turned up for unbolted/graham flour was that it was 12 muffins, which turned out so … Continue reading

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