Chocolate Cheese Cake

Crust: 1 8oz Chocolate Nabisco Waffers 1/3 cup melted butter 2 Tablespoons sugar Directions: In blender crush wafers into fine crumbs. In a bowl combine crumbs with butter and sugar.  Press evenly into bottom and sides 9 inch springform pan. Filling: 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 3 packages 8oz cream cheese (room temperature) 2 teaspoons […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

INGREDIENTS For crust 3 cups all purpose flour 2 1/2 teaspoons sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup chilled solid vegetable shortening, cut into pieces 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces 10 tablespoons (about) ice water For filling 3 1/2 cups 1/2-inch-thick slices trimmed rhubarb (1 1/2 pounds […]

Gluten-Free Single-Crust Pie Dough from American Test Kitchen!

My gluten free pie crust never looks this nice.  Baking with gluten free recipes is very difficult…it all falls apart. Ha, it’s missing gluten.  It is the best recipe though!!! INGREDIENTS ice water 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons ATK Gluten-Free Flour Blend (American Test Kitchen Gluten Free Recipes) 6 1/2 ounces sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum 1/4 teaspoon DAIRY sour cream 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter 8 tablespoons Like […]

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Almond Flour

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup agave nectar 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease a 9-inch cake pan with grapeseed oil and dust with almond flour. In a large bowl, combine the almond flour, cocoa powder, salt, and baking soda. In a medium bowl, […]

Peppermint Patties

½ cup coconut oil ¼ cup agave nectar or honey ½ teaspoon peppermint oil (I used organic) ½ to 1 cup chocolate chunks (I use ENJOY LIFE chocolate, it’s GF and dairy free) I added a cup of organic coconut flakes,unsweetened, GF, and ground them in a coffee grinder (much cheaper than a Vitamix and works the same!) I just don’t use the […]

Best Chocolate Cake Recipe

Ingredients 3/4 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup baking cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1-1/2 cups 2% milk CHOCOLATE FROSTING: 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup butter, cubed 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream 4-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar Chocolate curls, optional Directions Line three 9-in. round […]

Best Banana Bundt Cake Ever

Ingredients: Servings: 16 Units: US | Metric 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 8 ounces unsalted butter, at room temperature (1 cup or 2 sticks) 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 large eggs, preferably at room temperature about 4 very ripe banana, mashed (1 1/2 – 1 […]

Blueberry and Mascarpone Turnovers

Ingredients 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese, at room temperature 2 tablespoons sugar, plus extra for sprinkling 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1/3 cup fresh or frozen and thawed blueberries 2 (9-inch) refrigerated pie crusts 1 egg, beaten Vegetable oil, for frying Directions Special equipment: a 3 1/2-inch round cookie cutter […]

Mini Sour Cream Cheesecake

  FYI:We  made mini cheesecakes by cooking them  for 12 min. at 350 and only using  1/4 of the recipe below. Alton Brown Prep Time:25 minInactive Prep Time:6 minCook Time:2 hr 0 min Level: Intermediate Serves: 8 to 10 servings Ingredients Crust: 33 graham cracker squares, crumbled 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus […]