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Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting

Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting by Claudia lamascolo

My grandma, mom, have handed down from generation to generation...a simple recipe and traditional Italian cookie. Please check out the links below the recipes for more of grandma's favorite Italian Style Cookies!

36 votes
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Cannoli

Cannoli by Joanne

A crisp, light shell with a deliciously rich and creamy sweet ricotta filling. This is one of the most popular desserts in upstate New York

5 votes
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Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati by maria liberati

This is the classic Italian pound cake and comes form my second book, winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2009, The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: Holidays & Special Occasions. I love this recipe because it is quick to make and you can adapt it…

5 votes
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cake RICOTTA cheese CHOCOLATE RUM

cake RICOTTA cheese CHOCOLATE RUM by Foodessa

All this talk about APRONS and Grandmothers got me going on assembling my notes and photos to finally share with you a very cherished recipe my 'Nonna' made for me growing up. Granted, as I turned baker in my kitchen, I confess to having tweaked it just enough to meet with her approval. She also found that my version was slightly…

2 votes
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NUTTY flourless cookie CRISPS < Brutti ma Buoni >

NUTTY flourless cookie CRISPS < Brutti ma Buoni > by Foodessa

Got a few egg whites left over from a recipe? Here's a super easy crispy, flourless cookie called < Brutti ma Buoni >. It's an Italian saying...loosely translated as ugly looking (not really) but yummy. Originally made with roasted hazelnuts...however, re-created to include roasted almonds instead. I also reduced much of the…

3 votes
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TiraMiSù ExtraOrdinario cake

TiraMiSù ExtraOrdinario cake by Foodessa

Swooning over a sumptuously spirited gourmet Italian TiraMiSù. Fluffy, creamy and possessing a lighter velvety texture than most versions. The spirited use of Tia Maria and Grand Marnier are only a part of this dessert's fabulous outcome. Here's my simple method of assembling this delight. ' La Dolce Vita ' from my heart to your…

2 votes
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CLEMENTINE CHOCOLATE and NUT torte cake

CLEMENTINE CHOCOLATE and NUT torte cake by Foodessa

Easy flourless cake creation. This cake is extremely flavourful as well as invitingly aromatic. I certainly do love desserts with a combo of citrus, chocolate and nuts. This torte turned out absolutely delicious and memorable. A must try ;o) For a detailed post...refer to:…

1 vote
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Nescafe Walnut Tiramisu

Nescafe Walnut Tiramisu by Navaneetham Krishnan

Pleasurable; assembled with store bought ingredients; lady fingers drizzled with Nescafe and layered with cream cheese, crunchy walnuts and cocoa powder.

1 vote
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Tuesday Night At The Sonoma Farmers' Market And A Santa Rosa Plum Crostata

Tuesday Night At The Sonoma Farmers' Market And A Santa Rosa Plum Crostata by kathy gori

I must have been a farmer in a previous life. For as long as I can remember I've been fascinated by growing things that can be eaten. I can't fully explain the magic of that for a city kid, but to actually see the stuff that comes out of the cans or…

2 votes
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Chocolate Genoise

Chocolate Genoise by Navaneetham Krishnan

Light, crumbly and melt in the mouth cake.

1 vote
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1-2-3 easy Frozen CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

1-2-3 easy Frozen CHOCOLATE MOUSSE by Foodessa

This dessert has the silky smoothness of a rich CHOCOLATE GELATO. This is an incredibly crowd pleasing decadent frozen confection.

2 votes
2805 views
Granita di caffè (Coffee Ice)

Granita di caffè (Coffee Ice) by Frank Fariello

Folks, don't let the summer end without trying out granita. Most commonly made with coffee or lemon juice, granita is a kind of rustic sorbetto, easy to make at home—no ice cream maker is needed—and has a coarser, more crystalline texture.

4 votes
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Mango Pannacotta

Mango Pannacotta by Lourdes Princy

Creamy milk + gelatin dessert topped with glazed nuts and the fresh mango flavour.

1 vote
2702 views
Chocolate Torte

Chocolate Torte by Claudia lamascolo

Do you have a chocolate lover in your house? Here is the best Birthday cake I have made.. it's rich and very special for any occasion. Put it on your list of must makes.

1 vote
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Italian Variety Cookie Dough

Italian Variety Cookie Dough by Claudia lamascolo

When I was growing up this is the only dough my grandmother made then my mom. They would use this one dough with imagination to create more than 20 varieties. Lets see what you can create. A delicious shortbread that could be rolled, cut or filled and another one that sturdy enough for fresh fruit filled. Take your pick they are both…

2 votes
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