Category Archives: Desserts & Sweets

Walnut Raisin Cookies

Makes 2 dozen INGREDIENTS 2 sticks Butter, softened ¾ cup granulated Sugar ¾ cup Dark Brown Sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract 1 ½ cups All-Purpose Flour 1 tsp Baking Soda ½ tsp Ground Cardamom ½ tsp Ground … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

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These cookies are soft and chewy in the center and crispy on the edges. Peanut Butter perfection! INGREDIENTS 1 cup Peanut Butter 1 cup Butter, softened 1 cup White Sugar 1 cup Brown Sugar, packed 1 tsp pure Vanilla Extract … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Chocolate Cake

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Double chocolate cake. A chocolate lovers dream. This is my sweet craving! Perfect with an ice cold glass of Almond Milk. One of my secret baking tips to make any cake extra moist… evenly brush about 1/3 cup simple syrup … Continue reading

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Almond Caramel Cake

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This cake is deliciously dense and rich, all while being gluten-free! Makes one 9-inch cake INGREDIENTS For the Pan: 1 Tbsp Butter, softened 2 Tbsp Sugar For Cake: 4 Tbsp Butter, salted 1/2 cup Brown Sugar 2 cups Almond Flour … Continue reading

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Nutty Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These dense chewy oatmeal cookies are loaded with nuts, raisins and milk chocolate. They are my go-to cookie when I’m craving something sweet. Not only are they delicious, they’ve got plenty of fiber with 3 cups of oatmeal. They also … Continue reading

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Bienenstich Cake (Bee Sting Cake)

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When I taught a German cooking class a few days ago at The Curious Kitchen we made this cake. There was enough for all the participants and a tiny piece left for me to sample. Just let me say that … Continue reading

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Pecan Oat Cake

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This easy cake is nutty and dense with the most incredible texture (achieved by the coconut sugar and oat flour). Honestly, I couldn’t stop eating it. It’s delicious on it’s own, but I made a quick caramel sauce to drizzle … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Rolls

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Nothing beats warm Cinnamon Rolls fresh out of the oven! You will be amazed how easy these are to make and they only take about 12 minutes to bake… but in that little bit of time they will also fill … Continue reading

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The Best Pumpkin Bread

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It’s the season of the pumpkin. Everywhere I look I see pumpkins and fall decorations. Fortunately, I love pumpkin — pumpkin soup, pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin cookies and, best of all, this pumpkin bread. It’s super moist and flavorful. I used … Continue reading

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Cherry Rose Cake

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Spring is in the air… and this cake tastes like spring with it’s delicate floral flavor. The cake has a sweet crisp crust, which is the result of coating the cake pans with sugar instead of flour. I do that … Continue reading

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Butter Pecan Cake with Vanilla Butternut Whipped Cream and Salted Caramel Drizzle

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I really enjoy baking. It’s so satisfying, especially when you end up with a beautiful and delicious cake like this one! Don’t be intimidated by it’s looks. It’s really not hard to make, because we’re going to start with a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Kahlua Cake

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This cake comes together in a matter of minutes and it’s so good. I love the flavors of kahlua, coffee and chocolate on their own. Together they’re a hit!! And instead of frosting, a simple glaze is poured over the … Continue reading

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Tiramisu

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This is the best Tiramisu I’ve ever had ~ even if I did make it myself, I must say, it’s absolutely the best! The creamy texture of the Sabayon, combined with the rich coffee and liquor taste. It’s delicious and … Continue reading

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