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(Cup)Cakes, Cheesecakes and Pies

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Decadent Italian Cream Cake. This is my Mama’s recipe and this luscious cake was always part of our Thanksgiving and Christmas dessert lineup.

Decadent Italian Cream Cake

Many holiday memories are tied to this rich, creamy, decadent cake. Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie. Ingredients FOR THE CRUST – 1 Pillsbury refrigerated pie crust 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon egg wash (1 egg beaten with 1 teaspoon water) FOR THE PIE – 7 to 8 cups peeled, cored and thinly sliced small Granny Smith apples 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup Gold Medal unbleached all-purpose flour 1 cup light brown sugar granulated sugar, for sprinkling FOR THE ICING – 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons milk Recipe and Photo credit:tablespoon / CC BY-NC-ND For instructions please visit:tablespoon.

Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie

Toasted Coconut Cake. I have never made a coconut cake before last week, and since then I have made three.

Toasted Coconut Cake

I've never made one before this because, while I love the flavor and smell of coconut, the texture of shredded coconut makes my skin crawl and my teeth itch. this cake was made with the Bon Appetit recipe x 1.5 My new friend Laura likes coconut cake, though, and it was her birthday so I gave it a shot. I used this recipe from Bon Appetit magazine, and it was very good. Lawry's Coconut Banana Cream Pie. Heads up coconut lovers, this pie is amazing, totally decadent, and the coconut crust is absolutely awesome.

Lawry's Coconut Banana Cream Pie

The crust takes it from ordinary to sublime. Back in August of 2002, I emailed the L.A. Food Times regarding a recipe that I had gotten from their S.O.S. site and lost. We made it several times and it was one of those special to-die-for recipes, so I was not a happy camper when I misplaced the recipe. Strawberries and Cream Pie. Happy Chinese Lunar New Year, everyone!

Strawberries and Cream Pie

I wanted to make something special in honor of the holiday, but I haven’t had much time to cook lately. If I get a chance, I might put together a post featuring some of my favorite Asian recipes. But not today. Italian Cream Cheese Cake. 1 stick Butter ½ cup Crisco 2 cups Sugar 5 Egg Yolks 2 cups Plain Flour 1 tsp Baking Soda 1 cup Buttermilk 1 tsp Vanilla 1 cup Coconut 1 cup chopped Pecans 5 Egg Whites, stiffly beaten Cream butter and Crisco.

Italian Cream Cheese Cake

Add sugar, beat well. Add egg yolks and beat. Add flour and soda. Alternate with buttermilk. Imperial Sugar Recipe. Italian Cream Cake...a Southern Favorite! Italian Cream Cake is a wonderfully moist cake that doesn't really seem to have originated in Italy, but in the South.

Italian Cream Cake...a Southern Favorite!

I have no idea why it's called "Italian Cream Cake". I have researched it and can't seem to find anyone who does know. When I think of Italian Cream Cake, I think of my late mother in law, who made one every year during the holidays, sometimes two, one for Thanksgiving and one for Christmas. She made one of the best I have ever had the pleasure of eating. The Ultimate Coconut Cream Pie. I don’t know what is wrong with me lately but I have been having some serious coconut cravings.

The Ultimate Coconut Cream Pie

I swear ever since I bought coconut oil and made those Healthy Mounds Bars it’s all I think about. Maybe they are like post-pregnancy hormone cravings? Easy No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake. Easy No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake Ingredients:

Easy No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake

Coconut caramel Drizzle Pie. Coconut caramel Drizzle Pie Ingredients: 2 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crusts6 tablespoons butter1 (7 ounce) package shredded coconut1 cup chopped pecans1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened1 (16 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed1 (12 ounce) jar caramel ice cream topping Instructions: Place butter in a medium skillet and melt over medium heat.

Coconut caramel Drizzle Pie

Add coconut and pecans, stirring to coat. Saute until coconut and pecans are lightly toasted, about 5 minutes. In a large mixing bowl, whip together condensed milk and cream cheese until fluffy. The Easiest Mini Deep Dish Fruit Pizzas. The Easiest Mini Deep Dish Fruit Pizzas 1 small package Pillsbury sugar cookie dough 1 8 oz package cream cheese, softened 1 large container cool whip 4 cups of any kind of fruit Cook sugar cookie dough either as 1 large pizza, small cups or small cookies at 350- cooking time will depend on what type of cookie you are making (generally 6-7 minutes for small cookies, longer for one large cookie), do not over cook.

Whip softened cream cheese, then add in cool whip until nice and smooth. Place in Ziploc bag, cut off tip, pipe frosting onto cookies. The Baker's Mann: Butterfinger Ice Cream Pie. Hibiscus makes a dessert that deserves you planning the rest of your meal around it. Rainbow Cake in a Jar. I’ve always had a penchant for sunshine in a jar. Doesn’t the very phrase itself, “sunshine in a jar,” roll off your tongue and fill your mouth with magic? While I’ve never yet found myself a sunshine in a jar, I think we may have just concocted it in our kitchen tonight. In this simple recipe, a basic white cake is turned into a slew of bright colors, baked to perfection, then topped with a creamy white frosting. Cakes baked in jars can be topped with traditional metal canning lids and stored in the fridge for up to five days.

They make a great treat to ship to someone, so long as you can ensure delivery to it’s final destination within 3 days. The Best Chocolate Cake. We’re a family that loves to double down on chocolate. For birthdays, we have to do it up right by making my version of cake bliss. But, as you may have caught on at some point by reading MBA, I have a little bit of a multi-tasking problem. My family enjoys watching me flit from one thing to another like I’m their own personal reality show for entertainment. They love to point out when my missing spatula can be found at the computer desk, or my phone in the pantry, and helpfully letting me know that the oven timer has dinged at least 15 times.

I also like to do things in excess – you know a little mound of frosting will never do in this household. Cupcake-Stuffed Strawberries! Make them for your Mom, make them for a party, or make them for National Strawberry Month. S’more pie. A year ago, I made s’mores from scratch and brought them to the Memorial Day barbecue on my friend Jocelyn’s roof, celebrating the thousands of other hottie uniformed types that had sailed in for Fleet Week.

[I just spelled that "Weak. " It's all so telling, innit?] We assembled them from Nancy Silverton’s graham crackers from the La Brea Bakery cookbook, as featured on 101 Cookbooks, [which were, incidentally the most accurately-flavored homemade graham crackers I've baked, much closer that the ones I'd attempted a couple years ago from Retro Desserts] and Thomas Keller’s marshmallows, as featured on Cooking for Engineers, and packed them up with skewers for toasting and giant bars of Hershey’s milk chocolate (exactly what we used in summer camp).

Second only to the men in uniform, they were the hit of the party. And then I never told you about them, because I forgot to take pictures of the finished product. I was dead wrong on each concern. One year ago: Zucchini Carpaccio Salad. Billie’s Italian Cream Cake Recipe. Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries. Call me easily amused, but these little torch-topped cupcakes delight me. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries These cheesecake stuffed strawberries are the perfect dessert treat! Say it with Cake - {Super Epic Rainbow Cake} Click here to buy a print! Two cakes in one week. Martha Stewart's Cookies and Cream Cheesecakes Recipe. Posted by Grace Massa Langlois on Wednesday, 21st July 2010.