Cranberry Bliss Bar Ice Cream

Every single year at Christmas time I look forward to Cranberry Bliss Bars coming back at Starbucks. This year, I somehow got the idea to turn my beloved bliss bar into an ice cream flavor. Call it divine intervention. This ice cream recipe captures all of the essence of the Starbucks bar, but in a… Continue reading Cranberry Bliss Bar Ice Cream

Mary Berry’s American Victoria Sandwich

Are you as obsessed with The Great British Baking Show as I am? I'm actually quite sad that the latest season just ended. For the finale, the contestant's technical challenge was to make Mary's Victoria sandwich without a recipe. A Victoria sandwich is is a two-layer light sponge cake filled with a layer of jam &… Continue reading Mary Berry’s American Victoria Sandwich

Pregnant Tiramisu

I have been pretty good this pregnancy about following the guidelines of what not to eat. Not too paranoid, but definitely avoiding the basics. No alcohol. No cold cuts. No sushi. Limited caffeine. Nothing with raw eggs. Raw eggs is one that seems straight forward, but isn't. Meringue frosting? Raw egg whites. Homemade mayonnaise dressings?… Continue reading Pregnant Tiramisu

Zombie Finger Cookies

Tonight is the Season 6 finale of The Walking Dead! In our family, this is cause for celebration. I have celebrated before with cake & cookies, so in keeping with the dessert theme I was looking for something easy yet creepy to make. I found this great recipe from the Food Network: Witch Finger Cookies courtesy… Continue reading Zombie Finger Cookies

Cinnamon Gingerbread Ice Cream

My husband & I decided to host Christmas dinner. We had a pretty successful Thanksgiving at our house, so we decided to take on Christmas dinner as well. I actually like the whole hosting thing. We made a roast, some veggies, & dessert. Our family & friends made & brought way more food than we… Continue reading Cinnamon Gingerbread Ice Cream

Chocolate Mousse

This post is long over due! I first mentioned my chocolate mousse in my very first recipe post for homemade ice cream, & recently mentioned it again on my blog-aversary. It's sort of become a New Year's tradition, which is great because as delicious as this mousse is, it's not the healthiest thing out there so I… Continue reading Chocolate Mousse