Margarita Cheesecake Recipe

May 30, 2010.   Categories Cakes, Desserts.

Margarita Cheesecake Recipe

Margarita Cheesecake A good margarita cheesecake recipe should resemble your favorite margarita.  I love a mine with Grand Marnier, a very good 100% agave tequila and fresh lime.  I’m not a big fan of triple sec or sweet and sour in my marg – so those ingredients aren’t in this recipe!  Be sure to plan lots of time for baking, cooling and slicing.  This is a soft cheesecake and it will require some patience and care....

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Rhubarb Strawberry Shortcake with Rosemary and Chantilly Cream

April 14, 2010.   Categories Cakes, Chef Dawn Viola, Contributing Chefs, Desserts, Easter, Mother's Day.

Rhubarb Strawberry Shortcake with Rosemary and Chantilly Cream

Rhubarb Strawberry Shortcake with Rosemary and Chantilly Cream Recipe and photo and chef’s notes reprinted with permission by Chef Dawn Viola www.wickedgooddinner.com Dawn Viola of “Wicked Good Dinner” is an award-winning chef and food-writer.  She recently won the 2009 Crisco National Apple Pie Championship (professional division) for her wonderful Vanilla Vanilla-Bean Roasted Apple Pie.  As I write this she is...

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Pumpkin Pineapple Walnut Cake

November 15, 2009.   Categories Cakes, Christmas, Desserts, Thanksgiving Dinner.

Pineapple Pumpkin Walnut Cake This cake resembles a spicy carrot cake.  You can modify the sugars to your own taste – more brown or darker brown for more molasses flavor. If you really love the cream cheese frosting, just double that recipe for a taller layer of frosting.  The pumpkin puree can either be homemade or canned.  You may also want to modify the spices to your taste… some prefer more spice than others....

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Butternut Squash-Apple Cake w/ Ginger Streusel

October 24, 2009.   Categories Cakes, Chef Viviane Banquet Farre, Contributing Chefs, Desserts, Fall, Seasonal Vegetables, Vegetarian.


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Butternut Squash-Apple Cake w/ Ginger Streusel

Butternut Squash–Apple Cake with Ginger Streusel Recipe and photo reprinted with permission by Viviane Banquet Farre www.foodandstyle.wordpress.com This is really a remarkable recipe.  .  . exceptional ingredients and inventive concept.  If you haven’t used turbinado sugar in place of regular brown sugar – please try it.  Most “brown” sugar is really just a form of processed white sugar…...

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Zoe’s Halloween Marble “Spider” Cake with White Chocolate Coffee Icing

October 21, 2009.   Categories Cakes, Chef Zoe Francois, Contributing Chefs, Desserts.


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Zoe’s Halloween Marble “Spider” Cake with White Chocolate Coffee Icing

Zoe’s Halloween Marble “Spider” Cake with White Chocolate Coffee Icing  www.zoebakes.com Halloween is around the corner and I was looking for fun dessert recipes.  I started and stopped my search with one click to my baking and blogging hero, Zoe Francois of www.zoebakes.com.   Check out this beautiful and adorable marble cake with spiders!  Well, I think it’s cute because I have a young son...

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Zoe’s Ice Cream Cake

September 13, 2009.   Categories Cakes, Chef Zoe Francois, Contributing Chefs.

Zoe’s Ice Cream Cake

Zoe’s Ice Cream Cake The title of this post should say “Mouthwatering Triple Layer Brownie Ice Cream Cake” Three layers of ice cream (flavors of your choosing), homemade brownie from scratch creates the supporting layers of this cake.  Enough said.  Simply delicious.  Zoe Francois from www.zoebakes.com does it again with a remarkable yet simple recipe that will leave the reader salivating. . . at least her...

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