Tag Archives: pastries

Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Warning! The following entry has a gluten and dairy-full recipe. There is a GF and DF version at the bottom. My friends Jake and Joy got married a few weeks back and asked me to make the desserts for the … Continue reading

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Boozy Orange Cake

I’ve made this cake and variations of it now dozens of times since the first go round. It has come to be one of my favorite standby desserts. My most popular version and the one I’ve now made over and … Continue reading

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Three Layer Peanut Butter Brownies (Raw)

These were amazingly rich and decadent and though I made them myself, I couldn’t believe they were raw (and vegan and sugar free and gluten free). Everyone’s favorite Sal-Pal left town and for her going away bash I had to … Continue reading

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Salted Chocolate and Nut Triangles

I made these for a vegan’s going-away fiesta and they were a hit. These were a quick and easy naturally gluten free and vegan treat- the texture was somewhere between fudge and a chocolate bar. I used chopped walnuts, pecans, … Continue reading

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Sesame Balls

I made these sweet Sesame Balls filled with Red Bean Paste to ring in the Chinese New Year. The paste is two ingredients and the sesame balls are another two. Yep, that’s it. Both were pretty fool-proof. They were amazingly … Continue reading

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Chestnut Cake

Hello chestnut cake. Who knew? Why don’t I see this everywhere, all the time? Talk about a lovely and naturally gluten free flour. My mother frequents a tiny, hole-in-the-wall, amazing Italian import store in Los Angeles called Guidi Marcello. Sometime … Continue reading

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Salt and Pepper Cocoa Shortbread

I created these a long while back and brought them along to a picnic. I forgot all about them but my 3rd base-playing friend, LB, did not. She reminded me of how much she loved those cookies several times over … Continue reading

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