Dessert Recipes

Pineapple Coconut Cake

May 7, 2013
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Mother’s Day approaches and somehow brunch is in order.  My sister-in-law so graciously does the duty every year.  In fact this year she made Mother’s Day brunch a week early and I brought this lovely, super rich, moist, incredibly  flavorful cake to the celebration.  I baked two layers of my favorite coconut cake, with the […]

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Chocolate Cherry Marzipan Bar Tarts

March 11, 2013
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It is two weeks before Pesach and I am already running to prepare.  But, before my kitchen goes completely Chametz free I wanted to share this recipe with you.  This little cookie, bar, or tart, I am not sure what to call it was the hit of all of the Purim Platicos or Mishloach Manot […]

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Fabulous Hamantashen

February 21, 2013
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Edited from a previous posting. These delightful triangle shaped filled goodies are cookie-like with a filling of jam or prune or even chocolate.  We eat Hamantashen traditionally for the Festival of Purim in March, which recounts the story of the heroic Queen Esther and her blessed uncle Mordicai. 

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Nutella Roll Cookie

February 7, 2013
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Do you realize that Purim will be here in just two weeks

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Bumuelos or Chanukah Fritters

December 10, 2012
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Happy Chanukah to everyone.  Friday night my sister in law is inviting everyone for a big dinner.  So this evening I dusted off my bumuelo making skills since I wanted to make sure the recipe was perfect. I also wanted some new pictures to post.  I confess

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