Desserts

No-Bake Pistachio Chocolate Bites

A little sweet with creamy milk chocolate, but loaded with protein and fiber from chia seeds and pistachios, these no-bake pistachio chocolate bites are the perfect snack.

Crispy Blueberry Fritters

Crispy on the outside and packed with juicy blueberries on the inside, these sweet little Blueberry Fritters are what summer breakfast dreams are made of.

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Vegan Mounds Coconut Bars

These no-bake vegan mounds coconut bars are just like the candy, but this time homemade and without extra ingredeints. Plus, they incorporate coconut in four different delicious ways.

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Freezer Butterfinger Pie

This cream cheese and candy no-bake pie is perfect for a summer dessert. Simply mix together and freezer for a delicious Butterfinger pie.

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Roasting Strawberries

While strawberries are fresh, you should be roasting them! Check out this delicious recipe that amps up the flavor and makes them perfect with ice cream, yogurt, pancakes, or just about anything really.

Berry and Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

Soft, fragrant vanilla bean cake is frosted with a purple berry frosting that tastes like spring, but can use a jar of preserves or jam tucked away in your fridge.

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Dark Chocolate Berry Pavlova

This gorgeous pavlova is topped with fresh berries, a mountain of whipped cream, and a drizzle of dark chocolate for the perfectly elegant sweet.

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Gluten Free Tiramisu With Ladyfingers

What better dessert to celebrate spring that a gluten free tiramisu with Ladyfingers (sponge cookies that in Italian are called “Savoiardi”), a delicious dairy free “mascarpone” cream and a hint of coffee that creates the most amazing contrast of flavors?

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How to Stack and Crumb Coat a Multi-Layered Cake

What’s the key to avoiding lumpy, crumby frosting? Icing your cake with an expert crumb coat before you go all Ace-of-Cakes on your creation. Staying true to its namesake, the crumb coat is a thin base layer of frosting that’s designed to catch cake crumbs and even out your frosting surface. Think of it as the sanding and priming steps before a paint job.

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Struffoli: A Festive Italian Dessert

Struffoli recipe, along with Babà, “Pastiera”, and “Zeppole di San Giuseppe”, is a classic sweet of the Neapolitan cuisine. Crispy honey balls with a tender heart seasoned with candied fruit, and sugar decorations. In Naples, this is traditionally a Christmas dessert, but in the rest of Italy, these delicious honey balls are a delicacy for all major festivities!

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Lemon Meringue Fudge Pie

This Lemon Meringue Pie Fudge is ridiculously light and creamy and packed with lemon flavour and meringue pieces atop a shortbread base; it’s definitely the most addictive Spring treat you’ll make!

Two New Cookbooks Perfect for the Kitchen and Coffee Table

We love cookbooks. We love casually flipping through them, letting them influence our weekly menus, getting them messy in the kitchen or keeping them pristine on our coffee table for visual inspiration. Here are two new sweet cookbooks we can’t get enough of.

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Loukoumi The Greek Turkish Delight

Loukoumi is the Greek name for Turkish Delight made and enjoyed throughout Greece. Cooks make this sweet in their own kitchens or buy them from specialty candy making shops.

Bengali Wedding Cookies

Nokshi or Nakshi Pitha originated in the rural areas of Bengal. The traditional hand carved nokshi pitha is extremely popular in the rural areas during weddings, festivals, and Eid. For generations, these work of art delicacies has been sent to the groom’s family as gifts.