Recipe Type: Desserts & Candy

Cookies, cake, pie, desert, candy

Homemade Zuppa Inglese (English Trifle)

Zuppa Inglese (Italian Trifle)


Zuppa Inglese (Italian Trifle) literally translated means English soup. It is an Italian desert similar to Tiramisu that is neither a soup nor English. Zuppa Inglese is based on the English Trifle and predates Tiramisu. It is an easier, lower calorie alternative to Tiramisu. Custard replaces high calorie mascarpone cheese. ...

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Homemade Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles


Snickerdoodles are a crisp cookie bursting with cinnamon flavor. They are easy to make and can be stored for months. Snickerdoodles are a refrigerated rolled cookie. The dough must be refrigerated about 2 hours or overnight to make rolling easier. Snickerdoodle dough can also be frozen six month or more ...

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Homemade Banana Cake Cookies

Banana Cake Cookies

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Banana Cake Cookies, like banana breads and muffins, uses very ripe bananas most people do not eat. Bananas Cake Cookies have a soft, cake-like texture similar to banana bread and fruit filled cookies instead of a dry, crisp texture usually associated with cookies. Substitutions & Changes Substitute 1/2 cup (96 ...

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thumbprint-cookies

Thumbprint Cookies


You can make Thumbprint Cookies with a variety of toppings using the chocolate filling shown in the photos or your favorite jam or preserves. Using butter produces a whiter cookie versus margarine. Margarine has added color to make what is essentially shortening look like butter. You can use butter, margarine, ...

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Blueberry Marzipan Torta

Blueberry Marzipan Torta

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The recipe for Blueberry Marzipan Torta has been around for decades, and making it was an annually Christmas tradition for my mother. The original recipe uses raspberry jam, but any flavor jam, homemade or prepared, can be used. Raspberry jam has thousands of small seeds that are always suited for ...

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Homemade Chinese Almond Cookies

Chinese Almond Cookies

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Unlike American restaurants, most Chinese restaurants in the United States do not serve desserts unless you consider a fortune cookie a dessert. Some Chinese restaurants serve this delicious crisp cookies in lieu of or in addition to fortune cookies. If you do not have blanched and toasted/roasted almonds or they ...

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Homemade Devils Food Cake

Devil’s Food Cake

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Devil’s Food Cake is one of America’s most popular cakes especially for lovers of dark chocolate. Nutrition Information Nutrition information is for unfrosted cake. Baking TImes Oven temperatures can vary by 50°F or more. Modern oven are more accurate, but there can still be variations. Overcooked cakes can be dry ...

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Easy Chocolate Glaze

Eclair Chocolate Glaze

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This Eclair Chocolate Glaze recipe makes a thick glaze for eclairs and cream puffs that can also be used to glaze cookies or as hot fudge for ice cream sundaes. You can make the glaze using a double-boiler, microwave oven, or heavy sauce pan. The secret to a smooth glaze ...

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Biscotti With Almonds

Biscotti di Prato


Biscotti are one of the most popular and most recognizable Italian cookies in the United States. Biscotti is Italian for cookies like the English (England) word biscuit. It refers to all cookies, not just the long, narrow twice-baked biscotti sold in the United States. Biscotti di Prato is a variation of ...

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Serving of Homemade Tiramisu

Tiramisu Recipe


A homemade Tiramisu recipe that rivals restaurant and frozen tiramisu with no preservatives or artificial ingredients. Tiramisu is smooth, creamy and packed with calories; 550 calories per 3×3-inch serving. Decreasing the serving size to 1/12 of the recipe, a common serving size for a 9-inch round cake, reduces the number ...

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