Category Archives: Desserts

Carrabba’s Copycat Sogna Di Cioccolata “Chocolate Dream”

The number 1 searched recipe on this site on any given day, regardless of season, is single handedly Carrabba’s copycat Mama Mandola’s chicken soup. Hands down. I’m predicting this recipe may very well give the soup a run for it’s … Continue reading

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Apple Cream Pie

For years now, every Sunday I look forward to checking out http://www.postsecret.com to view secrets people mailed in. I don’t recall how I first learned about it, but without fail, there are always secrets that are relatable, intriguing, interesting, & … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sandwiches

I was excited when I first came upon this recipe & knew in an instant I would try my hand at it. Ice cream sandwiches are synonymous with summer. I loved them as a kid & I love them as … Continue reading

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Georgia Peach Pound Cake

The best & truest time to use a fruit is when it’s in its seasonal prime. Depending on your region, now is the sweetest & ripest moment of the year to enjoy peaches alone, in baked goods, or both. Behold … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Mug Cookie

If you like chocolate chip cookies, chances are, in a pinch (aka craving), you’ve tried your hand at a mug cookie & found it utterly lackluster. While nothing beats a true batch of homemade cookies, sometimes I don’t want the … Continue reading

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White Cupcakes with White, Chocolate, or Twist Frosting

My birthday was last month, & like every year, I look forward to making my own birthday cake. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve discovered an appreciation for vanilla & have found, if given an option, I lean towards vanilla. Of … Continue reading

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Pecan Cream Pound Cake With Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting

I spotted this recipe several months back & filed it away for future use & made it this past weekend when my aunt & uncle came to visit. I hadn’t yet made the frosting when they arrived & I kid … Continue reading

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Glazed Lemon Blueberry Loaf

I’ve always been fond of the lemon & blueberry combo; I find it light & refreshing, & was very surprised to hear from my husband, after sending him to work with the above tray, he’d had 2 slices & liked … Continue reading

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1, 2, 3 Chocolate Sauce

This chocolate sauce is synonymous with my childhood summers, Christmases, or Spring Break. Basically, any time we went to visit my maternal grandparents on their farm. It was a nightly ritual that after dinner the 5 gallon bucket of Schwan’s … Continue reading

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Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Poppy Seed Cream Cheese Frosting

  For the frosting: 8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature 1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature Pinch of salt Zest of 2 lemons Juice of 2 lemons 4-5 cups powdered sugar 3 tbsp poppy seeds Preparation For the … Continue reading

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