Category Desserts

Strawberry Sorbet

6 cups hulled strawberries (about 2 pounds) 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Puree strawberries in a food processor until smooth. Combine water, lemon juice, and sugar in a small saucepan. Heat…

Candy Cane Ice Cream

2 1/2 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 cups whole milk 6 large egg yolks 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 to 2 teaspoons peppermint extract 1/2 cup crushed candy canes or hard peppermint candy Warm the cream, milk, sugar,…

Java Chip Ice Cream

2 cups heavy cream 2 cups 2% milk 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 to 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules (I used Starbucks Colombian Instant Coffee, VIA, 4 packets = 2 T., and it gives a strong coffee flavor.) 6 egg…

Coconut Ice Cream

1 cup whole milk 1 (15 ounce) can cream of coconut* 1-1/2 cups heavy cream 1-1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut * Use Coco Lopez brand, in the alcohol mixers aisle of the grocery store. Do not use Coco Real. When…

Eggnog Gingersnap Trifle

1 (5.1 ounce) box of Jello Instant Vanilla Pudding & Pie Filling 3 cups eggnog 16 ounces Cool Whip 1 (16 ounce) frozen Sara Lee Family Size All Butter Pound Cake 16 gingersnap cookies, finely crushed 1/4 cup pecans, finely…

Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake

Crust 1-3/4 c. graham cracker crumbs 1/4 c. sugar 1/2 c. butter, melted Cream Cheese layer 1 8-oz. package of cream cheese 2 eggs, beaten 3/4 c. sugar Pumpkin Pudding layer 2 packages (4-serving size each) French Vanilla Instant Pudding…

Peanut Butter Fudge Cake

For the cake 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup unsalted butter 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup water 1/2 cup buttermilk 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 16…

Mocha Pecan Sheet Cake

1 cup unsalted butter 1 cup strong-brewed coffee 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup buttermilk 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 6…

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