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Marie Biscuit Cake

Marie Biscuit Cake by louise

This no cook dessert is a favourite of mine. The biscuits used are 'Morning coffee' or 'Marie biscuits'. You can also use the LU Cookies or Rich Tea Biscuits that can be bought from Amazon. I have not seen the Marie or Morning Coffee type in the US except at the PBX on an armed forces base! They have all sorts of European food!…

13 votes
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Small flourless rum chocolate cake

Small flourless rum chocolate cake by Easy Cook - Laka kuharica

This sinful cake melts in your mouth like a rich, chocolate truffle packed with rum.

1 vote
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Chocolate Salami

Chocolate Salami by Marina K

A unique russian dessert

5 votes
26786 views
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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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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Pignoli (Pine Nuts) and Almond Cookies

Pignoli (Pine Nuts) and Almond Cookies by Kristine Vernola

This recipe is a bit tricky but is a huge family favorite at the holidays!

2 votes
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creamy CANNOLI maple syrup RICOTTA filling

creamy CANNOLI maple syrup RICOTTA filling by Foodessa

I'll leave the authenticity to the ones who do it best. In the meantime, I've enjoyed tinkering with this recipe and this is what I've grown to appreciate best. It is a very lightly smooth textured mousse-like creamy filling. Versatile enough to add your own personality to it. For a dedicated post...please refer to:…

3 votes
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A no bake dessert that is fast and pretty: Ricotta Truffles

A no bake dessert that is fast and pretty: Ricotta Truffles by Patricia Turo

Ricotta truffles are easy to make and you can use a variety of coatings according to your taste. It takes very little time and the only requirement is that they must be refrigerated until you serve them.

5 votes
8842 views
Glazed lemon poppy seed muffins

Glazed lemon poppy seed muffins by Easy Cook - Laka kuharica

Super moist lemon poppy seed muffins are topped with sweet and tangy lemon icing.

1 vote
678 views
Ganache Chocolate Nutella

Ganache Chocolate Nutella by Amos Miller

Use this topping on any thing you wish to enhance with CHOCOLATE, from baked goods to ice cream. It will keep for a couple of days unrefrigerated - a couple of weeks in the cooler. Sprinkle some finely chopped nuts on top of the ganache, if you wish - even some crushed peppermint candy. Gran Marnier and Chambord are great…

2 votes
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Authentic French Crepes

Authentic French Crepes by Cedric Tesson

A crepe is a type of very thin, cooked pancake usually made from wheat flour. The word, like the pancake itself, is of French origin, deriving from the Latin crispa, meaning “curled.” While crepes originate from Brittany, a region in the northwest of France.

3 votes
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TiraMiSù Galliano LEMON special

TiraMiSù Galliano LEMON special by Foodessa

This lusciously creamy and decadent LEMON TiraMiSù gets an added 'Pick-Me-Up' from the smooth and aromatic spirited GALLIANO liquor. For a dedicated post...refer here: http://www.foodessa.com/2011/05/tiramisu-galliano-lemon-special.html

3 votes
5145 views
Spiced Almond Cookie

Spiced Almond Cookie by Hina Gujral

Smart cookies are strategic about holiday baking. These Spiced Almond Cookies are a classic holiday favorites and are great for gifting, it’s quick to make and turn out delicious and distinctive cookies, all sure to hit the sweet spot with family and friends. Their generous size makes them especially festive but they can be made into…

1 vote
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Pere al vino rosso (Pears in Red Wine Sauce)

Pere al vino rosso (Pears in Red Wine Sauce) by Frank Fariello

Dessert is our house is normally a piece of fruit, perhaps with some cheese, and, in winter, some mixed nuts in their shells. This is why you will not find very many desserts featured on this blog. But there is at least one prepared dessert that makes its way on to our table in the colder months: pere al vino rosso, or pears poached…

3 votes
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Hungarian Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Hungarian Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies by Denise Sherin

Yum.

1 vote
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