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When a whole pie is just too much, perhaps a smaller dessert might be in order – like the Mini Banana Cream Pies that Jumbo Empanadas baked up. These tarts are very simple and consist of layers of custard and sliced bananas. The tarts are each about the size of a single sliced banana, too! If you have a kitchen torch, take a moment to ... Read More »

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Sweet Cherrie Pie‘s Devil’s Food Hot Dogs might look like appetizer-sized savory sausages, but these little treats are actually made of cake! The dogs themselves are made with devil’s food chocolate cake that has been broken down and reshaped into links. The dogs are placed on choux pastry buns, which have a very realistic look to them, and they’re topped off with a drizzle of ... Read More »

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Eat Good 4 Life‘s Cheesecake Flan is a great twist on regular flan for fans of the custardy dessert, and a great twist on cheesecake for cream cheese lovers! The cheesecake is made just like a flan, with a layer of rich caramel on the bottom of the pan that infuses the dessert with flavor. The cheesecake is inverted before serving, giving it a flan-like ... Read More »

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Red velvet can come in many forms and Diamonds for Dessert‘s Red Velvet Shortbread Fireplaces are just one of them. These are cocoa-flavored shortbread cookies that get their deep red color from a bit of food coloring. To give them a distinctly winter theme, the cookies have been cut out into fireplace shapes and decorated – complete with flames and festive holiday garlands! Salted caramels ... Read More »

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Pastry Pal‘s White Chocolate Raspberry Tart is one of those showstopping desserts that your eyes will keep drifting to on the dessert table long before it is sliced. The tart is actually relatively simple and much easier to put together than it looks. It starts with a buttery tart shell that is spread with a thin layer of raspberry preserves and then piled full of ... Read More »

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What better way to combine two of the tastiest flavors of the holiday season than to put them in a batch of muffins? Photo a Day baked some Eggnog Cranberry Muffins. The muffins are made with eggnog and fresh cranberries, and they’re topped off with a simple cinnamon streusel topping. The recipe comes together easily and this is the kind of thing that makes a ... Read More »

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Torrone is a nougat typically made with sugar, honey, egg whites and toasted nuts that is popular in both Spain and Italy around the Christmas holidays. The candy looks difficult to make, but a little patience and you can recreate Piece of Cake‘s Cranberry-Pistachio Torrone with no difficulty. The light, sweet candy is full of cranberries, pistachios and coconut, which give it a very festive ... Read More »

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Trifle is a dessert made by layering cake with whipped cream and custard, with fruit or berries often added in for more color and flavor. Technicolor Kitchen‘s Raspberry Trifle Cupcakes are a variation on a more classic trifle. The cupcakes start out with a moist vanilla cupcake that is packed with fresh (you could use frozen, too) raspberries and then topped with a generous amount ... Read More »

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