Desserts

Simple cakes, cheesecakes, pies, quick breads, no bake desserts and holiday sweet treats.  These sweet treat recipes range from the smaller versions perfect for one or two people to recipes big enough to take to your next holiday gathering.

lemon berry trifle

Lemon Berry Trifle for Two

Fresh Lemon Berry Trifle is an elegant and grown-up dessert, yet so easy to make. The versatile Trifle can be made with any combinations of fresh fruit and homemade whipped cream or custard.  The abundance of fresh fruit this time of year makes this a perfect summer treat. To save […]

triple berry cheesecake mousse

No Bake Cheesecake Mousse Dessert

Easy and  creamy this no-bake cheesecake dessert topped with  fresh berries. Serve these  in half pint wide mouth mason jars or other single serving baking dish. Perfect easy dessert for anytime of the year, if fresh fruit is not available I use frozen berries or other seasonal fruit. For an […]

lemon and raspberry crumble with scoop of ice cream

Easy Lemon Bars with Graham Cracker Crust

Easy lemon bars made with a simple graham cracker crust and topped with raspberry jam or fresh raspberries.  Another one of those yummy summertime desserts that goes great with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, and equally as well with a chilled glass of Chardonnay.  With just the two of […]

small mason jars of homemade lemon curd

Lemon Curd Recipe

Follow these tips to make sure your lemon curd comes out smooth and creamy. Best saucepan for cooking lemon curd. Use a Stainless steel or enameled cast iron, I use my Staub 1.5 quart pan when making a small batch, or my Mauviel Jam Pan for larger amounts.    Don’t […]

Plate of cream cheese pear and lemon cookies

Cream Cheese Cookies with Pear and Lemon Jam

My Cream Cheese Cookies with Pear and Lemon are so simple to make.  I prefer to make drop cookies because my kitchen prep space is tiny and, it’s a hassle to roll out dough in such a small space. When making a recipe that call for rolling the dough, instead […]

Fudgy chocolate chip cookies

Fudgy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This small batch  chocolate chip cookie recipe the perfect amount for two people.  Be ready to satisfy your cookie craving by keeping your favorite  semi-sweet chocolate bars on hand.   Homemade cookies ready to enjoy in thirty minutes, faster than running to the store!

Lemon Coffee Cake

Lemon Coffee Cake with Lemon Glaze

    A small batch lemon coffee cake baked n a six inch cake pan is perfect for a two person household.  You just might have a little left over to take to work to enjoy with your Monday morning coffee.  I’m  a sucker for lemony desserts or breads.  The […]

Individual Chocolate Chip Brownie Cake

Individual Chocolate Chip Brownie Cake Recipe

This delicious small batch individual  chocolate chip brownie cake recipe is perfect for the two person household. I don’t like to make full recipes because I really don’t want such a large amount of sweets in the house.  These individual serving  brownie cakes are just sweet enough and great topped […]