Archive for the ‘Sweets/Desserts’ Category

Old Fashioned Hard Candy

3 3/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 cup water few drops of oil of cinnamon or oil of peppermint food coloring (your choice of color) Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in large saucepan. Cook on medium heat until sugar dissolves; stirring constantly. Stop stirring once sugar dissolves. Insert candy thermometer […]

English Toffee

1/2 pound milk chocolate 2 cups salted almonds 2 cups butter or margarine 2 cups granulated sugar 2 tablespoons white corn syrup 6 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Cut chocolate fine; melt in double boiler over lukewarm water (115 degrees F). Stir occasionally. Slice 1 cup of the almonds in halves lengthwise; coarsely chop […]

Baileys & Kahlua Tiramisu

3 large eggs, separated 3/4 cup sugar 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 (8-oz) container mascarpone cheese 1/2 cup chilled heavy cream (35%) 1 cup very strong brewed coffee or brewed espresso, cooled troom temperature 1/4 cup Bailey’s Irish Cream 1/4 cup Kahlua 24 savoiardi (crisp Italian ladyfingers) 1/4 cup fine-quality bittersweet chocolate shavings (not unsweetened) […]

Cheesecake Sherbet

1 cup sugar 2 cups buttermilk 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel 1/4 cup lemon juice |Mix all ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Pour into 1-quart ice-cream freezer. Freeze according to manufacturer’s directions.

Chocolate Chip Biscotti

1 cup white or brown sugar 1/2 stick (1/4 cup, 4 tablespoons) of butter, softened 2 x eggs 1 tbsp vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 x large spoonfuls of cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder A pinch of salt 1 cup chocolate chips Preheat your oven t350 degrees. Cream the sugar and butter […]

Rocky Road Frosting

1/2 c BUTTER 1/4 c COCOA 1/3 c BUTTERMILK 4 c POWDERED SUGAR 1/2 c MINIATURE MARSHMALLOWS|COMBINE BUTTER, COCOA AND BUTTERMILK IN A SMALL PAN AND BRING TO A BOIL. POUR OVER POWDERED SUGAR AND MARSHMALLOWS. BEAT UNTIL SMOOTH. SREAD ON CAKE.