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Flan

Flan, a sweet crème caramel popular in Latin countries, makes a beautiful sugar-coated, fruit-topped presentation at the end of a meal. This recipe is an easy Puerto Rican-style custard with just the right number of eggs for a smooth, sturdy texture, and enough vanilla to add a rich, aromatic flavor. Feel free to fiddle around […]

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Cinco de Mayo Kahlua Coffee Cake

Mexico has a rich food history – from chocolate cultivated by Mayans to the Arabica coffee brought to the country hundreds of years later. With these two wonderful ingredients alone, what better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than by making dessert? Add a little cinnamon and sugar and you have a first class coffee […]

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Yuzu Cream Pinwheels

The first time I cautiously opened a jar of exotic, amber yuzu marmalade, I dipped in a tiny spoon, and tentatively tested. Wow! What was that? Intense concentrated citrus flavor packed into a tiny, tiny bite. Orange, grapefruit, sweetness, kick… Lovely and tingly – flavors that could really wake you up in the morning. Maybe […]

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Blueberry Crumble

Similar to pie without a crust, a crumble is easy to whip up, and offers a delicious homemade pie-like taste without the fuss of rolling out dough. I like to keep the crumble on the tart side, so the natural zing of the blueberries comes through, then sweeten it up by serving with fresh whipped cream […]

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Banana Rum Custard

This rich custard offers a nod to the famous New Orleans dessert, Bananas Foster. Sliced bananas are baked with the eggs and milk, then the whole dish is sweetened with a rum sauce and whipped topping. Enjoy the custard hot from the oven, or chill it overnight and serve it  cold. Flame the sauce as […]

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Bailey’s Berry Tarts

The secret to this semi-homemade dessert? Add a little Bailey’s Irish Cream to packaged vanilla pudding mix. Then top with a luscious berry mix and fresh whipped cream for an easy, sweet end to any meal.   Ingredients 4 mini graham cracker pie crusts 1 package vanilla pudding mix (regular, not instant) 1 cup milk 1 […]

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