Category Archives: Dessert

Plum Thyme Pie with Rye-Butter Crust

This must be dessert week… Last weekend was a busy one for me, and it included lots of opportunities to bake. I made this pie for a bbq on Sunday, and it was fantastic! Last summer I made these blueberry … Continue reading

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Olive Oil-Cacao Nib Gelato Sandwiches with Chocolate Rye Cookies

Rich, creamy, delicately flavored ice cream  sandwiched between chewy, chocolate-y cookies might just be the best thing that ever happened to dessert. In my not-so-humble opinion, home-made ice cream is the ultimate summer indulgence. There is something special about ultra creamy, … Continue reading

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Healthy Homemade Cacao Bites

It’s finally Friday! I hope that you have had a good week. Mine was uneventful, but the weather has been fantastic in Salt Lake City, and I’m adjusting to running in the hot sun. This weekend we’re off  to Southern … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp with Pecans

Strawberry rhubarb is just about the most stereotypical ‘springtime’ flavor. For the longest time I thought that I didn’t like strawberries and rhubarb combined. Perhaps because I have never been much of a pie fan, the combination just didn’t interest … Continue reading

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Amarula Chocolate Stout Cake

I celebrated my birthday earlier this week, and cake ranks high among the many things that I love about birthdays. In Germany, you are expected to bring a cake to work on your birthday. I absolutely love baking cakes, so … Continue reading

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Irish Coffee Pots de Creme

Do you need a last-minute dessert idea for St. Patrick’s Day? In my opinion, it doesn’t get much better (or simpler) than a classic Irish Coffee, but if you want something a little more impressive, these easy pots de creme … Continue reading

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Healthy Black Sapote Muffins

Have you ever heard of a black sapote? The black sapote, aka ‘chocolate pudding fruit,’ is just about my favorite thing. Related to the persimmon, this fruit has smooth, creamy pulp that tastes quite a bit like chocolate. I first … Continue reading

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