Recipe Type: Desserts & Candy

Cookies, cake, pie, desert, candy

Yellow Cake With Strawberries

Basic Yellow Cake

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A simple butter based yellow cake recipe for single and multiple layer cakes, Boston Cream Cale/Pie, and cupcakes that takes only minutes to make. Margarine can be substituted to reduce saturated fat content. Flavorings You can use any pure extract can be used for this recipe; vanilla, lemon, almond, orange. ...

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Easier Than Apple Pie


Americans love pie. Pies are part of America’s British roots. But instead of kidney pies, Americans crave sweet fruit pies made with apples, strawberries, cherries, and blueberries, and for the holidays pumpkin and mincemeat pies. Pies take healthy, low calorie fruit, add lots of sugar to make the filling, and then ...

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Amaretto Chocolate Chip Cookies

Amaretto Chocolate Chip Cookies

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This Italian variation on America’s favorite homemade cookie, chocolate chip, has less chocolate chips and replaces vanilla extract with almond extract and amaretto an almond flavored liqueur. The method of preparation for Amaretto Chocolate Chip Cookies is similar to chocolate chip cookies, but rather than placing a spoon full of cookie dough onto the ...

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Chocolate Muffin

Easy Double Chocolate Muffins

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This easy double chocolate muffin recipe is slightly sweet compared to some sickly sweet commercially prepared muffins, and are packed with chocolate flavor from cocoa powder and semi-sweet chocolate chips. One small muffin has about 190 calories. Three small muffins is roughly equivalent in weight to one large mega-muffin available at ...

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Easy Apple Strudel

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If you are tired of store bought apple strudel that’s more pastry than apple filling try this Easy Apple Strudel recipe that is packed with fresh apples and has no preservatives or artificial ingredients. Some supermarket bakeries enhance the color of their strudels, turnovers, cakes, and pies by adding artificial colors. ...

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Lemon Cookie with Royal Icing

Meringue Powder Royal Icing

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Royal icing is a pure white icing that drys candy hard. You can color royal icing any color using food colors. Use natural food coloring if you are concerned about using artificial food colors. For lemon flavored icing, substitute 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice for the water. Royal icing is not ...

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Toasted Flaked Coconut

Perfectly Toasted Flaked Coconut

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There are dozens of uses for toasted flaked coconut. For small quantities, you can toast the coconut in a skillet over medium heat. Stir constantly for even browning.  I prefer toasting several cups of coconut and storing it for future use. In dry climates, small quantities, 1 cup or less, ...

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Fillo Pudding Tart

Fillo Shells (phyllo)


Whether you spell if filo, fillo, or phyllo, this paper thin, crisp versatile dough can be used for sweet or savory recipes.  These, light, crispy, fillo shells look elegant, are very easy to make, and have about 45 calories for a large 3.5″ (88 mm) diameter shell. You can make ...

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Homemade Lemon Cookies

Lemon Cookies

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Lemon Cookies are easy, chewy, cookies bursting with real lemon flavor not lemon extract. You can adding lemony, hard royal icing or omit the icing and save about 16 calories 1 teaspoon of  added sugar per cookie. Add more or less lemon zest depending on your taste.

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German Apple Pancake

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German Apple Pancake is a simple recipe filled with fresh apples and a healthier alternative to Belgian waffles. To reduce carbohydrate calories, make this recipe for two and add lean protein like low fat yogurt, or cut into quarters and serve it for dessert. This recipe can be doubled to make 2 ...

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