Category Archives: Dessert

Raspberry & Cream Cupcakes

This recipe is from the Great British Baking Show; I have copied it here just so I can find the recipe for future use. It was super yummy! Ingredients For the cupcakes 180g/6oz butter, softened 180g/6oz caster sugar 180g/6oz plain … Continue reading

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Sugar Cookie Icing

6 cups powdered sugar ¼-½ cup whole milk ¼ cup light corn syrup 2 teaspoons almond extract (or vanilla*, or whatever you want) paste food coloring Sugar Cookies Combine sugar and ¼ cup milk. Mix until smooth. Add milk as … Continue reading

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Pie Crust

Halve the recipe if you only need a single crust. 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 5 – 6 tablespoons ice water Mix … Continue reading

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Russian Tea Cakes

or is it Mexican Wedding Cookies? Whatever it is called, it is one of my childrens’ favorites. 2 ¼ C all purpose flour ¼ tsp salt 1 C (2 sticks) butter, room temperature ½ C powdered sugar ¾ C finely … Continue reading

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Hermit Bars

1/2 cup shortening 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup molasses 1 & 1/2 cup flour ¾ tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp ground cloves ½ C chopped nuts 1/2 cup raisins … Continue reading

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Mary’s Sugar Cookies

These really are the best ever sugar cookies. Ice them with this icing.

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Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

4 Eggs 3/4 Cup sugar 2/3 C extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbs fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped. 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 Tbs baking powder 1/2 tsp kosher salt Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spray a 10 … Continue reading

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