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Blackberry Jam Cake

Blackberry Jam Cake

This Blackberry Jam Cake is for all you fans of this old time recipe.  It’s packed full of blackberry flavor and warm spices and has a wonderful creamy caramel icing to complement each layer. I’m posting this Blackberry Jam Cake per the long-time request of my cousin Teresa, aka Teetle.  We both grew up eating this cake,… more

Open Face Blueberry Pie

Open Face Blueberry Pie

There’s a secret that makes this Open Face Blueberry Pie perfect!  Two whole pounds of blueberries get cooked down into a luscious, thick, flavorful blueberry filling.  Then two more pounds of whole blueberries get added to the filling.  In each bite, you get a perfect combination of plump juicy blueberries and thick luscious filling with… more

Perfect Lemonade

Perfect Lemonade

The days of hot weather and cold refreshing drinks are here, and this Perfect Lemonade is one of my favorites.  It’s made from pure fresh lemon juice and simple syrup and is perfectly balanced between sweet and tart.  Totally refreshing!! Did you ever have a Lemonade stand when you were a kid?  Have you ever… more

Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake

 Tres Leches Cake means three kinds of milk, and it’s a very popular Mexican dessert.  It’s a sweet cake that is soaked in three kinds of milk resulting in a super moist cake.  When served, the milk comes oozing out of the cake.  It is delicious! Tres Leches Cake is a classic Mexican dessert loved… more

Lemon Lush

Lemon Lush

Lemon Lush is one of those desserts that totally satisfies your tastebuds on a hot Summer day!  It’s lemony, luscious, and light with a buttery pecan shortbread crust that totally compliments the tangy filling.  This will become one of your favorite Summer desserts! The other day I was in the mood for a light and… more

No-Cook Perfect Banana Pudding

No-Cook Perfect Banana Pudding

This is the most delicious no-cook banana pudding you will ever eat.  Whipped cream, sweetened condensed milk, and instant pudding makes this pudding perfect in every way from creamy to light and full of flavor.  You just might not go back to Grandma’s old-fashioned cooked recipe!! When I was a kid, my mom used to… more

S’mores Krispie Treats

S’mores Krispie Treats

These S’mores Krispie Treats are topped with marshmallows and chocolate chips.  They get placed under a broiler for a quick minute resulting in a topping of toasted marshmallows and melty chocolate.  A great Summer treat and no campfire needed!   I love the endless ways you can put a different spin on regular rice krispie treats. … more

Fudgy Marbled Cocoa Brownies

Fudgy Marbled Cocoa Brownies

Say hello to the fudgiest marbled brownies you’ll ever eat.  These moist and rich fudgy brownies are made with pure bittersweet cocoa and there’s a delicious cream cheese filling marbled throughout each brownie.  When you make these scrumptious brownies you’ll want to double the recipe because they disappear quickly! I love the taste of homemade… more

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