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Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread by Marlin Rinehart

This is the most famous cookie of Scotland. It’s a must to use pure butter. Traditionally, shortbread contains no other flavor. I’ve been making this recipe since 1970 when I got the recipe in Edinburgh, Scotland. The addition of a small amount of rice flour gives a firmness and crunchiness to the cookie. Most American recipes for…

9 votes
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Vanilla Custard Sauce (British)

Vanilla Custard Sauce (British) by Marlin Rinehart

This sauce is served over steamed puddings, fruit crisps (crumbles), and any dessert that would be enhanced by a creamy vanilla sauce. It's the perfect homemade replacement for Byrd's Custard powder. One warning, however: 1) use a small, "thick-bottom" saucepan, and 2) cook over low heat and don't allow the mixture to boil or it will…

4 votes
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Mon Gateau Au Chocolat

Mon Gateau Au Chocolat by Ali El Safy

An absolutely wonderful cake; most traditionally served without icing. If you're including kids, might want to add your favorite, but I love it the "old school" way!

31 votes
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Chocolate Salami

Chocolate Salami by Marina K

A unique russian dessert

5 votes
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Butter and Flour Free Chocolate Cake

Butter and Flour Free Chocolate Cake by Hungry Jenny

This contains chickpeas which might sound strange but actually works really well! It doesn't taste particularly 'chickpea'-like and is still incredibly moist despite having no butter. You can easily make this completely gluten-free by using gluten-free baking powder too. This was made in an 8" square tin.

10 votes
10161 views
Bavarian Apple Torte

Bavarian Apple Torte by Salad Foodie

There are gazillions of recipes on the Internet for Bavarian apple cheese cake or torte, but most are sweeter than typical German pastries. I prefer this recipe posted several years ago by a lady from Germany as it makes me think I'm eating authentic German torte. It is certainly sweet, but not overly so, and not rich and heavy with…

4 votes
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Irish Apple Cake with Whisky Cream

Irish Apple Cake with Whisky Cream by Nancy Miyasaki

Most Irish have a sweet tooth, and this tasty dessert will satisfy it. Legendary Irish cook Myrtle Allen says "Homemade Apple Cakes are the most popular sweet in Ireland." Try this one and you will understand why!

10 votes
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Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation

Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation by Salad Foodie

This recipe takes me back over 40 years when I lived in Germany. My landlady Mathilda would treat me to this pastry and one day I asked her for the recipe. She agreed to show me how to make it, if I taught her how to make American lemon meringue pie!…

5 votes
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World's Best Shortbread Cookies

World's Best Shortbread Cookies by B Innes

This recipe has been in our family for many years and is a tradition at Christmas

2 votes
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Sugar and Butter Free Apple Cake

Sugar and Butter Free Apple Cake by Hungry Jenny

Despite having no butter or sugar, this recipe creates a really moist and sweet cake that you don't need to feel guilty about eating. So bake two loaves because it will go very quickly!

3 votes
7194 views
Dark Chocolate Torte

Dark Chocolate Torte by Lyndsey

Super rich torte for chocolate lovers.

6 votes
19484 views
Pineapple ice cream

Pineapple ice cream by Easy Cook - Laka kuharica

Creamy and flavorful home made ice cream.

1 vote
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Easy Cinnamon Apple Strudel

Easy Cinnamon Apple Strudel by Nancy Miyasaki

This is super simple and truly delicious. I made it for John's birthday dinner, since he loves cinnamon apple desserts with vanilla ice cream. It's light and flavorful without being too rich. We finished it all in one night between the six of us. Mmm!

3 votes
7936 views
The Best Macaroons Ever

The Best Macaroons Ever by Lyndsey

These aren't easy to make, but are well worth the effort. They are seriously good.

4 votes
23271 views
Mango Gateau with peaches and cream

Mango Gateau with peaches and cream by Manju Nair

A Gateau is a French style sponge cake traditionally made with cream and may be a multilayered cake. I made this cake for a potluck at a friends place and everyone simply loved it... Its really simple and easy to make and the rest is your imagination :-) Inspiration is again from my friend , Ria's blog.

4 votes
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