Miscellaneous Desserts

Chocolate Tiramisu

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This may sound strange coming from a non-coffee-drinking teetotaler, but I am huge sucker for tiramisu. I think it’s because it triggers all the trifle pleasure centers in my brain, of which there are very, very many. I mean, it basically is a trifle, right? Soft cake-like layer? Check. Creamy layer? You betcha. Beautiful layered…

Pannetone Bread Pudding with Eggnog Crème Anglaise

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Merry day-after-Christmas! I hope you all had wonderful ones, if you’re the celebrating type. I myself have been “relaxing” (as much as one can relax with an excitable elf-sized kid running around), eating way too much fudge, and making gingerbread houses, and enjoying other seasonal nonsense. I made these pannetone bread puddings a few weeks…

Raspberry Nanaimo Pops

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We did it, pumpkins! We’ve made it through Thanksgiving and are now hurtling toward Christmas. Soon all the food blogs will be peppermint-this and gingerbread-that (including yours truly, natch) but before we jump to decking the halls, I want to share this sweet little lollipop recipe with you. Raspberry Nanaimo Pops are a variation on…

Deep Fried S’mores

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Gather round, everyone, and let’s bring it in for a big group hug. This recipe marks the temporary end of a sweet little tradition around here called Fry-Day.* For the past month-plus, I’ve shared a deep-fried dessert recipe every Friday. It’s been an absolute blast, and I may never look at a root beer float…

Deep Fried Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

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Sing with me, friends! “It’s Fry-Day, Fry-Day, gotta fry things on Fry-Day! Everyone’s frying for the weekend! (weekend!)” That’s right, not only do I provide delicious dessert recipes, I’m also your one-stop source for dated Rebecca Black references. You’re welcome. You’re also welcome for this: Just when you thought fresh strawberries couldn’t get any better,…

Deep-Fried Cheesecake

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It’s Fry-Day again, so you know what that means! Time to give our arteries their weekly workout, play with scorching oil, and fry desserts that don’t really require frying. What a magical day. Today’s frying victim: Cheesecake. Cheesecake was sort of a bold choice, because we’re not big cheesecake fans at my house. Jason doesn’t…

Deep Fried Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

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Remember when I dubbed this the Summer of Ice Cream, way back on Monday? I have an addendum. [But don’t worry. The Summer of Ice Cream is still totally on.] However, it’s also the summer of this: Glorious globes of gooey goodness Yes, friends, this is the summer when I make peace with deep frying…

Peach Honey Ice Cream With Lemon Verbena

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