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Vanilla slices are a great dessert for custard fans. The typical slice has a thick layer of vanilla custard sandwiched between two layers of crisp, flaky puff pastry. It’s also a great base for other flavors, and the Passion Fruit Slice that Hotly Spiced recently made is a great example. These bars have a plain vanilla base and are topped with a tangy and floral ... Read More »

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Custard Cream Hearts from Eat Little Bird are heart-shaped sandwich cookies where a light vanilla filling is sandwiched between two tender, crumbly biscuits. The recipe calls for custard powder, a starch-based (usually cornstarch) thickener that is used to easily make puddings and custards without eggs – to make the cream filling. Custard powder also includes flavoring and coloring. This isn’t an ingredient that most people ... Read More »

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Bananas and sweet dulce de leche are a wonderful combination in just about any dessert, but the Dulce de Leche Banana Bars that Bakers Royal made recently take that combination over the top, in a good way. These bars start out with a layer of graham cracker crust that is topped with salted pecans, crushed up vanilla Oreo cookies and lots of sliced banana. A ... Read More »

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The Cheddar Peasant Boule that Lighter and Local baked is the kind of bread that will inspire you to do a little more baking at home because it is a simple recipe and yields a delicious result. The easy to make bread has a soft, light crumb and a little spiral of cheddar cheese baked into it for flavor. It makes great sandwiches, toast and ... Read More »

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There are so many desserts that you can make with ripe bananas that it can be difficult to narrow down your options when staring at a bunch that is ready to use. The Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes from Annie’s Eats are a good place to start. The cupcakes are a little time intensive compared to some other cupcake recipes, but they are worth every moment ... Read More »

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Elvis will always be remembered for his music and for being a big fan of peanut butter and banana sandwiches served toasted, grilled or deep fried. The Type A Housewife churned out a batch of Fat Elvis Ice Cream to capture this sandwich combination in a frozen dessert. The banana ice cream is swirled with ribbons of chocolate fudge and peanut butter, and it is ... Read More »

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Milnot Cheesecake Cheesecake is a recipe for cheesecake lovers at Willow Bird Baking inspired by her grandmother’s favorite cheesecake recipe. This is a two-part dessert. The Milnot cheesecake is a light, fluffy, lemony no-bake cheesecake made with evaporated milk, lemon Jell-o and cream cheese. Instead of standing on its own, this no-bake cheesecake is layered on top of a baked, homemade cheesecake base that is ... Read More »

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Homemade frozen yogurt is right up there with homemade ice cream, in terms of desserts that everyone should try making at least a couple of times. Technicolor Kitchen‘s Cherry Ripple Frozen Yogurt shows how easy and how versatile frozen yogurt can be. This easy to make frozen yogurt base features a swirl of a thick, homemade cherry sauce that definitely gives the yogurt the feel ... Read More »

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