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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup + Choc-Chip Cookie + Brownie Amazingness!

Monday May 27 2013

OK, so the first time my friend Nathalie told me about these awesome treats, I made everything from scratch. Seriously. But that’s so not necessary.  If you buy the ‘box mixes’ you can seriously make a dozen of these in … Continue reading

Watermelon Cake à la Jen’s Just Desserts (a lil’ Healthy/Paleo option)

Monday May 6 2013

I’m neither a “Paleo/caveman diet” follower, nor a health fanatic, but this was too good NOT to try I wish I could take credit for this awesome idea, but it came from PALEO CUPBOARD – you can read their full … Continue reading

Salted Pecan & Caramel & Brown Sugar Bites (Tray Bake)

Sunday March 17 2013

OK, so I don’t love shortbread-based tray bakes. I guess I actually don’t really love shortbread. I’ve just been pretending because there are so many shortbread-based sweets here in the UK.  But man!  Do I love those little “Salted Caramel … Continue reading

Valentines Day Sweets 2013… à la Jen’s Just Desserts

Thursday January 24 2013

As I write this, ‘Snowmageddon – the January 2013 UK remix’ has mostly melted away, & up until this morning, I had literally been stuck indoors for a week, unable to get my car out of the garage/driveway/cul-de-sac because of … Continue reading

IL FLOTTANTE: Meringue Roses & Vanilla Custard

Sunday January 20 2013

This is a great way to use 3 large eggs: whites for the meringues & yolks for the custard. FOR THE MERINGUE ROSES (recipe yields approximately 20 roses) 3 large egg whites 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 teaspoons egg white … Continue reading

Cookies Decorated with Fondant AND Royal Icing

Saturday January 5 2013

Cruffles: { the Other Kind of Cake Balls }

Sunday December 16 2012

Ahhh, CRUFFLES!  Where do I begin? So, what’s my definition of a CRUFFLE?  Well, they shouldn’t be just cake balls, otherwise, why call them cruffles at all? Just call them cake balls.  In any case, I have come up with … Continue reading

Flourless Melting-Middle PB, Chocolate & Caramel Mini-Cakes

Thursday December 13 2012

I ate an amazing flourless chocolate cake at the fabulous Cocomaya in London recently, & I loved it so much that I decided to make my own version at home.  A co-worker, Rob Douglas (sales manager extraordinaire!) gave me his … Continue reading

Christmas Cracker Cookies à la Jen

Tuesday November 27 2012

I’m gonna see if it’s possible to just show a process with just pictures.  Just start with your own, fave sugar cookie recipe (preferably one that does not “puff up”).  You’ll need some food colour, too + a rolling pin … Continue reading

10-Minute RKT (Rice Krispies Treat) Mug

Wednesday October 3 2012

I had a few spare minutes in the “test kitchen” tonight, and I was initially going to make another RKT sugar skull. Instead, I ended up messing around with pre-made RKT (Rice Krispies Squares here in the UK).  The “correct” … Continue reading