Category Archives: Desserts

Decadent Choclate Torte

Torte: 12 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped 3/4 c. butter, cut into pieces 6 large eggs, separated 12 T. sugar 2 t. vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees farenheit.  Butter a 9 in springform pan and line with buttered parchment … Continue reading

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Ginger Molasses Cookies

1 c. packed brown sugar 3/4 c. canola oil 1/2 c. molasses 1 egg 3 c. all purpose flour 2 t. baking soda 2 t. ground ginger 2 t. ground cinnamon 1 t. cloves Demara sugar for rolling. Preheat oven … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Molasses Tart

Crust 1 1/2 c. all purpose flour 1/4 t. salt 1/2 c. plus 2 T. butter, room temperature 1/4 c. sugar 1 large egg yolk 1/2 t. vanilla extract Filling 2 large eggs 1/2 c. packed brown sugar 2 T. … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

1 (18.25 oz) package Devils Food Cake Mix 1 (3.9 oz) package instant chocolate pudding mix 1 (16 oz) container sour cream 3 eggs 1/3 c. vegetable oil 1/2 c. cooled espresso or coffee flavored liqueur (I like Kahlua) 2 … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake

1 (18.25 oz) package Devils Food Cake Mix 1 (3.9 oz) package instant chocolate pudding mix 1 (16 oz) container sour cream 3 eggs 1/3 c. vegetable oil 1/2 c. cooled espresso or coffee flavored liqueur (I like Kahlua) 2 … Continue reading

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Pumpkin-shaped Cake

2 boxes cake mix (any flavor) 2 jars vanilla frosting 1 small dixie cup 5-6 toothpicks or cake testers green food coloring orange food coloring (2 red drops and 2 yellow drops) This is incredibly simple but is a great hit … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Torte

Torte: 12 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped 3/4 c. butter, cut into pieces 6 large eggs, separated 12 T. sugar 2 t. vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.  Butter a 9 in spring-form pan and line with buttered parchment … Continue reading

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Pumpkin, Ginger and Molasses Tart

Crust: 1 c. all purpose flour 1/2 c. cake flour 1/4 t. salt 1/2 c. plus 2 T. butter, room temp 1/4 c. sugar 1 large egg yolk 1/2 t. vanilla extract Whisk both flours and salt in a bowl.  … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Caramel Sauce

1/2 c. butter 3/4 c. buttermilk 1 1/2 c. granulated sugar 2 T. corn syrup 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. vanilla Combine butter, buttermilk, sugar, corn syrup and baking soda in large cooking pot.  (it will boil over if pot is too small).  Bring … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 1/2 c. flour 1 t. baking soda 1 t. baking powder 1 t. ground cinnamon 1/2 t. ground nutmeg 1/2 t. salt 1/2 c. butter, softened 1 1/2 c. granulated sugar 1 c. canned pumpkin puree 1 egg 1 … Continue reading

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