Three Layer Raspberry, Pistachio and Brown Sugar Pavlova

  Recently, we were  invited to my friend’s place for dinner and she asked me to bring dessert.  She happens to be gluten intolerant.  My first thought was “YIKES!” I very rarely bake anything gluten free and I had a bad experience using all purpose GF flour once and since then I have not made… Continue reading Three Layer Raspberry, Pistachio and Brown Sugar Pavlova

Strawberry and Blueberry Fruit Salad with Honey, Mint and Brandy Syrup

Hosting a dinner party is a bit of a challenge for me.  That’s because I usually like to make everything myself – from the appetizers to dessert! Recently, we hosted a dinner party with two of our guests who are gluten intolerant.  I came up with the appetizers, first course and main course just fine.… Continue reading Strawberry and Blueberry Fruit Salad with Honey, Mint and Brandy Syrup

Strawberry Ice Cream with Roasted Strawberries

I remember the first time I had strawberries.  I was 9 years old and my brother was 7.  My mom, brother and I went on a family trip to a province in the northern part of the Philippines.  The city we visited is called Baguio.  Baguio  is the summer capital of the Philippines because of… Continue reading Strawberry Ice Cream with Roasted Strawberries

Baked Plantains with Brown Sugar Glaze

  Recently, we went on a much needed vacation to the Dominican Republic.  We stayed in a nice resort in a quiet little town and it was seven days of bliss for us! Interestingly, at the resort we stayed at, they served plantains three times a day, everyday! We found out later on that plantain is a… Continue reading Baked Plantains with Brown Sugar Glaze

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

I found this recipe from foodnessgracious.com and I have to say this recipe is a definite keeper! Thanks Gerry! This cake is real simple to make, requires ingredients that you likely already have in your pantry and the end result, well the end result is excellent! Okay, if I have to be honest, the first… Continue reading Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Chocolate Cake Truffles

  Have you ever craved something sweet, but you didn’t exactly want to eat an entire slice of cake? Well, that’s where cake truffles come in.  I promise you, one chocolate truffle perfectly satisfies your sweet tooth and best of all, it’s portion controlled! These do take a little work to make, but the best… Continue reading Chocolate Cake Truffles

Chocolate Cupcake with Raspberry Buttercream

There are so many cupcakeries in Toronto that have popped up over the last few years and I’ve always imagined that the bakers in the back of those shops baking hundreds of cupcakes everyday must be happy all the time and so I’ve always envied them! In fact, I wouldn’t mind it one bit if… Continue reading Chocolate Cupcake with Raspberry Buttercream

Grilled Pineapple with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Glaze

Have you ever needed a quick dessert for some unexpected guests?   Well, here’s the quickest and easiest dessert recipe for you: Grilled Pineapple with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Glaze 5.0 from 1 reviews Grilled Pineapple with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Glaze   Print Author: sprinkles and sauce Recipe type: Dessert Ingredients one pineapple 4 tablespoons of… Continue reading Grilled Pineapple with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Glaze