Category: Sweets

Lime Coconut Mango Paletas #PaletaWeek

Lime Coconut Mango Paletas #PaletaWeek

Lime coconut mango paletas to celebrate #PaletaWeek and the first day of summer

I love these little communities of influencers that join together to make a splash with their hashtags of choice. This week, as some of you know is #PaletaWeek , and I am going to join an awesome group of paleta loving peeps to highlight our favorite cool-me-down snack. I guess it makes sense being the first day of Summer and all. (more…)

Cherry Tres Leches Cake

Cherry Tres Leches Cake

My Cherry Tres Leches Cake is the best I've ever tasted.

I’m a big fan of cherries. They are probably my favorite stone fruit. I only say that with a little hesitation because I’m thinking that statement through, but yeah, cherries are my favorite. I’ve been making cherry desserts since I was thirteen. I’ve made a few here even, my cherry almond mini cakes, chocolate cherry bread pudding, and pecan cherry pancakes. You get my point, I’m a cherry cheerleader. (more…)

Mexican Candy Map: Fruta Cristalizada And Other Favorites!

Mexican Candy Map: Fruta Cristalizada And Other Favorites!

This Mexican Candy Map is a guide to candied fruit. Mexican Candy 101

There are few things that make me giddy, Mexican Candy being one of them. I believe what sends me into the giggles is the sugar rush anticipation and the explosion of flavors I’m about to experience. (more…)

Peanut Butter Raspberry Banana Brioche French Toast

Peanut Butter Raspberry Banana Brioche French Toast

Peanut Butter Raspberry Banana Brioche French Toast

Peanut Butter Raspberry Banana Brioche French Toast could be the perfect gift for Mom this Mother's Day!

It’s been a little while since the last time I was in Paris, France. I am remembering the fantastic brioche french toast I forked into my mouth in the city of lights. I think of how perfect the hotel paired my fluffy french toast with a tart raspberry jam and powdered sugar on top. As I ate I wished I could add a smear of peanut butter and fresh fruit to the equation. (more…)

California Strawberry Churros #GetSnacking

California Strawberry Churros #GetSnacking

Disclosure: This post is #sponsored by Society Culinaria on behalf of CA Strawberries. All opinions and recipes are 100% my own. California Strawberry ChurrCalifornia Strawberry Churros wrapped in a newspaper cone

I’m a mom. A mom that tries to satisfy everyone in my family. If you follow me on social media or here on my blog you know my son is a strawberry fanatic. He is extremely picky with the quality of strawberries and will not allow them to pass his lips if they are not red to the stem or even slightly bruised. With this type of inspection going on we have bought strawberries grown around the planet in search of what is ideal to his tastes. He has finally nailed down that he prefers strawberries grown here in his homestate of California. (more…)

Easy To Make Rocky Road Fudge

Easy To Make Rocky Road Fudge

Easy to make Rocky Road Fudge:
This easy to make Rocky Road Fudge can be made the day before Easter and ready to serve when your guests arrive.

Who the FUDGE celebrates Easter without a beautiful slab of fudge? “Not I!,”says this candy lover.  This rich, bite-sized soft candy is an Easter time staple and has been for as long as I could remember. I like to call my recipe easy to make Rocky Road Fudge and I”l tell you why….. (more…)

Unbelievably Delicious Fruitcake For The Holidays

Unbelievably Delicious Fruitcake For The Holidays

Unbelievably delicious fruitcake that has a gingerbread aftertaste! YUMIf you’re going to post a fruitcake recipe, then make sure it’s an out-of-this-world- unbelievably delicious fruitcake recipe… if not, why bother. I’ve taken a little break (more…)