Blog Archives for category Desserts

I've always liked rice pudding, even as a kid.  I had some rice left from my sister's birthday dinner, and everything else needed for this recipe I had on hand.  This is an inexpensive, quick and easy dessert when you're craving something sweet.

Creamy Rice Pudding

PrintCreamy Rice Pudding 6 Servings – Serving Size: 2/3 Cup I’ve always liked rice pudding, even as a kid. I… Continue reading »

This is a delightful dessert on a hot summer day.  My Mom use to have a large strawberry patch when I was a young adult.  This was her version of Strawberry Shortcake.  Of course she used fresh berries, but since I take the easy way out, I used frozen strawberries in syrup.

Strawberries & Cream

PrintStrawberries & Cream 16 Servings – Serving Size: 1/2 Cup This is a delightful dessert on a hot summer day…. Continue reading »

When I was a preschooler, there was an elderly woman who lived a couple of houses down.  My sister and I would play under her large cedar tree and she would bake goodies for us.  Her banana cake has been on my mind for over 40 years.  I finally found one that taste just like hers.  I'm in heaven!

Banana Cake with Real Banana Frosting

PrintBanana Cake with Real Banana Frosting When I was a preschooler, there was an elderly woman who lived a couple… Continue reading »

I've had this colorful fruit salad many times at cookouts and potlucks.  I had some cottage cheese that I had to use up, so this dish came to mind.  I couldn't wait for it to completely set before I dug in.

Ambrosia

PrintAmbrosia I’ve had this colorful fruit salad many times at cookouts and potlucks. I had some cottage cheese that I… Continue reading »

The pudding mixed with the brown sugar and butter creates a rich caramel flavor.  The base that hold this monkey bread together is creamier and thicker than other breads made without the pudding.  You could mix it up a bit and use butterscotch pudding instead of vanilla.

Mini Caramel Monkey Bread

PrintMini Caramel Monkey Bread 8 Servings – Serving Size: 1 Monkey Bread The pudding mixed with the brown sugar and… Continue reading »

This cake was so moist, the hint of coconut when you bite into the cake is not overwhelming.  I am not big on icing, so I really enjoyed this cake.  You really don't need powdered sugar on this cake but I sprinkled some on it for the photo.

German Chocolate Pound Cake

PrintGerman Chocolate Pound Cake 10 Servings – Serving Size: 1 Slice This cake was so moist, the hint of coconut… Continue reading »

I'm not a very big fan of ice cream, but I do enjoy pudding.  So instead of a brownie fudge sundae, I opted for pudding cups.

Valentine Brownie Fudge Pudding Cups

PrintValentine Brownie Fudge Pudding Cups 12 Servings – Serving Size: 1 Cup I’m not a very big fan of ice… Continue reading »

A simple little chocolate cherry treat for Valentine's.  Be for warned these are very easy to eat.

Chocolate Cherry Valentine Thumbprints

PrintChocolate Cherry Valentine Thumbprints 20 Servings – Serving Size: 2 Thumbprints A simple little chocolate cherry treat for Valentine’s. Be… Continue reading »

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Brownie Fudge Pudding Cups

PrintBrownie Fudge Pudding Cups 12 Servings – Serving Size: 1 Cup I’m not a very big fan of ice cream,… Continue reading »

Chocolate cake, white chocolate pudding and chocolate pudding topped with crushed chocolate candy pieces.  I don't think I could put anymore chocolate into this cake.

Triple Chocolate Poke Cake

PrintTriple Chocolate Poke Cake 12 Servings – Serving Size: 1 Slice Chocolate cake, white chocolate pudding and chocolate pudding topped… Continue reading »