Dessert

White Chocolate Cheesecake

By Lena Shore / October 24, 2010 /

This recipe will never leave you wanting for any cheesecake in a restaurant. It’s amazing. Ingredients Chocolate Cookie Crust 3 Tbls Unsalted Butter 10 Deep Dark Chocolate Fudge Cookies (or other dark chocolate cookies) White Chocolate Cheesecake Filling 18 oz White Chocolate, broken into 1 oz pieces 1/2 cup Heavy Cream 1 3/4 lbs Cream Cheese,…

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Silky Chocolate Tofu Pie

By Lena Shore / June 5, 2010 /

For those of you who haven’t had tofu desserts, this will sound weird. But, it’s really good and good for you compared to a traditional pie. Think of tofu like Japan’s dairy. For the crust: 1 pkg. graham crackers (12-14 crackers – this is usually one of the wax paper wrapped blocks of crackers) 2…

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Tofu Key Lime Pie

By Lena Shore / May 23, 2010 /

Orginal Coconut Cream Pie recipe by Toni Fiore at DeliciousTV.com. We just love her stuff! Sweet, light, vegan, and practically guilt-free, this pie is absolutely delicious. For the crust: 1 pkg. graham crackers (12-14 crackers – this is usually one of the wax paper wrapped blocks of crackers) 2 T. sugar 6 T. vegan margarine For…

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Tofu Coconut Cream Pie

By Lena Shore / May 6, 2010 /

Orginal recipe by Toni Fiore at DeliciousTV.com. We just love her stuff! Sweet, light, vegan, and practically guilt-free, this pie is absolutely delicious. You can also use the basic idea to make a great key lime pie. For the crust: 1 pkg. graham crackers (12-14 crackers – this is usually one of the wax paper wrapped…

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Dixie Dum Dums

By Lena Shore / February 2, 2010 /

These are the cookies that Kevin’s grandmother and sister made for our wedding. They are a family tradition. They were great, but taste even better when you aren’t stressed from the activity of getting married. And they are even better years later after you have grown to love your sister and grandmother. Thanks sisser! I…

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Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

By Kevin Pettway / November 2, 2009 /

Ingredients 1 (9 inch) pie shell 1 cup white sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup butter 4 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup bourbon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees F). In a small saucepan combine…

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Easy Chocolate Rum Cake

By Kevin Pettway / August 27, 2009 /

Cake: 1 1/2 cups pecan pieces, reserve 1/4 cup (Optional… you’re totally fine leaving this out.) 4 whole eggs 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup of canola oil 1/2 cup of rum (Don’t use spiced rum, it overwhelms the taste. I actually made mine with bourbon once and it was great.) 1 (18.25-ounce) box chocolate cake…

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No-roll Pie Crust

By Lena Shore / December 20, 2008 /

Great pie crust! Flaky, easy, and can mix right in the pie pan. 1.5 cups flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1/2 cup cooking oil 3 tbl milk (dairy, soy, or even water works) Put all ingredients in a 10″ pie crust and mix with a fork until all incorporated and smooth.  Pat in…

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Fresh Zucchini Cake

By Lena Shore / November 27, 2008 /

This cake is vegan and simply scrumptious – sweet and with a lovely, pudding-moist texture.  Best of all, this is a practically guilt-free dessert. I like to top each wedge with a spoonful of fresh fruit (such as raspberries or cut up peaches) and a squirt of vegan whipped cream.  Or simply cool, sprinkle a…

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