Dessert Recipes

Best Blueberry Muffin Recipe | Using Fresh or Frozen Blueberries

August 8, 2011
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Blueberries are a treasure trove of antioxidants and flavor. I’ve always loved them in muffins because they’re so easy to cook up on Sundays and grab on the way to work each morning. Good warm or room temperature, you can even slip a bit of flax seed oil into the mix for an added nutritional […]

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Easy Chocolate Icing Drizzle Recipe | Using Willy Wonka Chocolate

July 16, 2011
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I’m always working on new recipes–so when my son and I got on our cream puff kick, I worked on some different recipes for icings to use on our new favorite pastries. This recipe is one of my favorites at the moment because it’s got a great chocolate flavor, and because it’s usually applied in […]

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Make Your Own Cream Puff Cream | Easy Homemade Recipe, Like Vanilla Custard

June 29, 2011
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The easiest recipes for cream puff cream are made with instant pudding mix. But once you’ve mastered that, you’re ready to move on to homemade recipes–and you’ll be be pleasantly surprised at how simple they can be! The reason I prefer homemade cream puff cream is that I can control exactly what I put into […]

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Chocolate Eclair Recipe | With Easy Vanilla Filling and Chocolate Frosting

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Chocolate eclairs are one of America’s favorite sweet treats. It was always true when I was growing up–and it’s certainly true with my son, today. When I make the eclairs shaped traditionally–several inches long, rather than in a cream puff shape–my son always says “I’ve got dibbs on Jackpot.” Jackpot, meaning “the big one” on […]

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Cream Puff Pastry Recipe | Easy-to-Make Pastry for Eclairs or Cream Puffs

June 26, 2011
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After visiting my grandmother in England a few years ago, I became determined to devise an easy recipe for cream puffs that I could make here at home. Having never had a cream puff before my visit overseas, I couldn’t get enough of them once I was there–for in England, cream puffs are eaten as […]

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Chocolate Frosting | Easy Recipe Using Ghirardelli Chocolate

June 26, 2011

This frosting is excellent for icing cupcakes, cakes, and cream puffs. It’s got a very high chocolate content, when compared to most other frosting recipes out there, so you may find that you won’t want to use quite as much as you’re used to. It’s extremely rich–and so delicious! Recipes on NindoMom.com that go well […]

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Easy Cream Puff Recipe | Chocolate Cream Filling, White Chocolate Glaze

June 12, 2011

Prep Time: 30 Min Cook Time: 25 Min Ready In: 55 Min We have a great privately owned bakery near where I live, and my family enjoys stopping by every so often for a taste of one pastry this bakery has become locally famous for: their eclairs. These suckers are huge–about ten inches long–and about […]

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How to Make an Icy Cold Caramel Frappe Starbucks Drink | Recipe Using Coffee, Caramel, Whipped Cream

June 11, 2011

  Earlier this summer, my 10-year-old son discovered the joys of Starbucks’ Caramel Frappuccino–and my wallet discovered the “joy” of dropping 5 bucks on a single coffee drink. So, as usual, I decided to come up with a recipe that I could make at home for the Starbucks Frappuccino drink. Finding a cheaper way to […]

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