Mini fruit tarts

These are the easiest and cutest little fruit tarts– perfect for adding some color and variety to a cookie tray, a brunch buffet or a tea party.  Use a favorite pastry recipe or save a little time by using purchased crust. Read More

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Sticky toffee pudding

This is an old British dessert, or “pudding” as they say, and it is really quite amazingly delicious.  It is basically a rich buttery date filled cake smothered in warm caramel or toffee sauce.  It’s a terrific ending to a traditional winter or holiday meal, and then if you are lucky enough to have leftovers, it is a decadent midnight snack. Read More


Praline Pie

This dessert looks like a pie, but is really more of a giant meringue with delicious pecans inside and out, and with a nice brown sugar -graham cracker flavor and praline topping.   It tastes as rich and memorable as it sounds and is a top notch  special occasion dessert for the pecan lover in your life. Read More