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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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Holiday entertaining wouldn’t be the same without a variety of appetizers to nibble on before the main course of a roast or other hearty dish is served. Baking Obsession‘s Prosciutto Parmesan Puff Pastry Straws are an excellent choice if you’re looking for an appetizer that is crispy, buttery, cheesy and has a savory pork element to it. The straws start with puff pastry, which is ... Read More »

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Many people debate the merits of a real Christmas tree over an artificial Christmas tree (I’m a real tree person, myself), but I don’t often hear people mention an edible Christmas tree. Teaspoon SF made a wonderfully festive Cupcake Christmas Tree to celebrate the holidays. The tree is adorned with green-frosted cupcakes that give it its color and studded with gold and red-wrapped chocolate candies ... Read More »

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If you like lemony desserts, then including limoncello from time to time is a natural progression from just using lemon juice. The liquor has its own unique flavor and can be a terrific addition to things like the Limoncello Pound Cake w/ Meyer Lemon Curd Filling & Goat Cheese, Thyme and Limoncello Icing that I breathe therefore I am… hungry baked up. This cake has ... Read More »

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Linzer cookies are typically made with two cookie rounds, one of which has a windowpane cut-out, sandwiching a jam filling. The Secret Life of a Chef’s Wife put a nontraditional spin on a batch by baking Lime Linzer Cookies. These cookies have a zesty, homemade lime curd for their filling that gives them a bright flavor and a very unusual (for linzer cookies) color. These ... Read More »

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Quince is a fall fruit that doesn’t get as much attention as apples or pears do, despite having a flavor profile that isn’t that different from them. The main difference is that quince must be cooked before it is eaten, and this trait actually means that quince is a great option for baking into desserts, such as Delicious Istanbul‘s Quince and Walnut Cake. This loaf ... Read More »

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