Creamy New York-Style Cheesecake

Creamy New York-Style Cheesecake

I made this Creamy New York-Style Cheesecake for Christmas this year and my family went wild. My husband loved it so much he fussed when I tried to share slices of it with our family. But he survived. Good food is meant to be shared. …

Snowball Powdered Sugar Cookies

Snowball Powdered Sugar Cookies

This recipe for Snowball Powdered Sugar Cookies is perfect for the holidays and are especially sweet for tea parties! Sometimes referred to as Russian Tea Cakes or even Mexican Wedding Cakes, they are essentially butter cookies with chopped nuts (in this case pecans) and covered …

Tiramisu with Cream Cheese

Tiramisu with Cream Cheese

Tiramisu with Cream Cheese is a delicious recipe to try the next time you serve an Italian dinner for your family! Although not exactly traditional to this classic Italian dessert due to the use of cream cheese instead of mascarpone, it’s very close to traditional. …

Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves

Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves

These Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves are sweet and festive, perfect for holiday baking. They make a great tea party food, too! The history for these cookies again comes from Austrian and German immigrants who brought the tradition and recipe to America. The cookies are …

Cherry Almond Cake Bars

Cherry Almond Cake Bars

This recipe for Cherry Almond Cake Bars is so easy to make and quite delicious. I like making it for family gatherings or potluck dinners at church. My husband loves the moist cake, and the dots of cherries with glaze and almonds makes it pretty …

Gingerbread House with Royal Icing

Gingerbread House with Royal Icing

As a mom of three daughters, and now three grandchildren, I have made my share of homemade gingerbread houses. This Gingerbread House with Royal Icing goes together easily and will make enough for the house as well as a handful of Gingerbread Men. I love …

Chocolate Biscuit Tea Cake

Chocolate Biscuit Tea Cake

Since tomorrow is my birthday, and one of my favorite desserts is CHOCOLATE, I wanted to share this recipe for Chocolate Biscuit Tea Cake that I made for our youngest daughter’s 25th birthday last month. You might recognize this cake as the Queen’s Chocolate Biscuit …

Chocolate Brownie Pudding Cake

Chocolate Brownie Pudding Cake

This Chocolate Brownie Pudding Cake is a great old-fashioned recipe which were very popular back when I was a girl. Delicious brownie topping with a creamy chocolate pudding beneath. You can have your cake and pudding all in one! I was always intrigued by pudding …

Glazed Lemon Pound Cake

Glazed Lemon Pound Cake

To end the month of August, I wanted to share another lemon recipe that we really love. Glazed Lemon Pound Cake is a refreshing dessert to serve with tea or following your evening meal. The tart lemony glaze wraps the cake in a bow (you …

Scottish Shortbread with Chocolate and Pistachios

Scottish Shortbread with Chocolate and Pistachios

If you’ve never tried making shortbread cookies, I encourage you to try this recipe for Scottish Shortbread with Chocolate and Pistachios. It’s so yummy! The crunchy, buttery shortbread is good enough just by itself. But then the cookie is taken to another level by dipping …