pudding

Christmas Sticky Toffee Pudding

December 20, 2012 Cakes and Pies

  I’ve always wanted to make sticky toffee pudding. It’s one of those classic English desserts that sounds rich and exotic and you’re not quite sure what to expect. The term “pudding” leaves you wondering if you need a spoon to eat it. But then “toffee” has you thinking it it might be crunchy and [...]

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World’s BEST Banana Pudding

September 24, 2012 Desserts and Sweets

This is, without a doubt, the best banana pudding recipe I’ve tried. It’s my mother-in-law’s recipe and my father-in-law’s favorite. In fact, when he sent along the recipe, he titled it “world’s best.” I cannot disagree. The meringue on top makes it truly special. Ingredients: (makes up to 8 servings) ¾ cup granulated sugar 3 [...]

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Homemade Chocolate Pudding with Pistachios and Sour Cherries (and Real Whipped Cream)

April 9, 2012 Desserts and Sweets

Ever since visiting Istanbul last year, I have a new appreciation for pudding (and pistachios!). Homemade pudding, that is. None of the instant, powdered J-E-L-L-O  will do for this gal. And it makes sense because pudding is actually really easy to make from scratch and requires the simplest pantry ingredients. I made these little pudding [...]

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Chocolate Eclair Cake

July 11, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

We’ve finally returned from our vacation. For now, I’m glad to be back in D.C., but I’m sure I’ll be longing for the mountains again by mid week. While we were in Saluda this week, I found myself eating far outside my comfort zone -meaning lots and lots of dessert. Somehow, sweets were everywhere. Everyday [...]

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Vegan Chocolate Coconut Pudding and a Product Review

May 9, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

  Knowing my penchant for coconut oil, the very nice folks at Kelapo sent me a jar of their coconut oil to sample and review. They were kind enough to send a few original recipe cards for inspiration, including a recipe for pie crust and an apple pie smoothie, but in the end I went [...]

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