Mini Vanilla Flans #SundaySupper

 Don’t you love having your own dessert that you don’t have to share? These Mini Vanilla Flans are creamy vanilla custards coated with homemade caramel. Yup, I knew you wouldn’t want to share! Mini  Vanilla Flans Our oldest pops by most Sunday nights to have dinner with the family. A month or so ago, he raved […]

Caramel Cheesecake #GalentinesDayParty

This Deluxe Caramel Cheesecake made jaws drop. I served this uber-decadent, not for the faint of heart cheesecake to a bunch of 22-year-old guys and their parents. Those youngsters still have excellent metabolism and swarmed the dessert table! Rich and Gooey Caramel Cheesecake Over the holiday break, we gathered a bunch of Nick’s former classmates and […]

Ding Dong Cake #TwoSweetiePies

It was Tom’s birthday. Two days after Christmas and I was just about desserted-out! He kindly let me have free reign over his birthday dessert so I picked this Chocolate Ding Dong Cake with Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream Filling and Caramel Ganache. Who wouldn’t love that???? Ding Dong the Diet is Dead! Our oldest was […]

Caramel Cake

Yes, I’m posting a 3 Layer Caramel Cake just when you’re starting your New Year’s resolutions. I apologize. Just pin this to bring to your next family gathering where you can sample just a sliver and sabotage everyone else’s diet. I’m sure there’s a kale salad on my blog somewhere if you want to move […]

Ganache Topped Caramel Bars #Chocotoberfest

It’s pretty much a given that I package up a batch of sweets with Nick when he returns to college. As a caramel fan like his mother, I knew these Ganache Topped Caramel Bars would put a smile on his face. Caramel Fiasco The shortbread crust was a piece of cake, but the first caramel […]

Samoa Cheesecake #TwoSweetiePies

The coconut and caramel topping make this Samoa Cheesecake a dessert you won’t soon forget! Samoa Love My absolute favorite Girl Scout cookie is the Samoa. They have a cookie base topped with chocolate, then caramel and coconut. My idea of dreamy. So any dessert labeled “Samoa” gets my attention! On the second Monday of […]