Category: Sweets


Recipes, Sweets

Chocolate Hearts

I tried making a mini Ho Ho cake for Valentines Day. Alas, the pan was too big for the amount of batter so when the batter baked, what should have been a jelly roll cake turned into jelly roll cookies. Not to despair, I used a cookie cutter to cut out hearts, whipped up some […]

Comfort, Recipes, Sweets

Mascarpone Cheesecake

This cheesecake recipe is luscious and creamy but not too sweet. The crust is the traditional graham cracker but the cheesecake is a combination of cream cheese, sour cream and mascarpone cheese. It was easy to make and turned out great. This recipe makes eight small slices. Most of us enjoy mascarpone cheese in cream […]

Comfort, Recipes, Sweets

Carrot Cake for Two

Carrot Cake and Coconut Cake are my favorite cakes. I could eat them for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. When I visit my local grocery market, I make a beeline to the single serving dessert refrigerator seeking that single slice, perfect for me. I’m one of those people who would buy one of these cakes, […]

Gluten Free, Recipes, Sweets

Chocolate Torte

This summer, while visiting a friend in Maine, she served the most amazing flourless chocolate torte. I asked for the recipe and she chuckled telling me I gave her the recipe 20 years ago! The original recipe uses walnuts processed in a food processor plus chopped walnuts. My husband doesn’t favor walnuts so instead I […]