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Italian Dessert

The Apple Pie Bread

Perfect for when you crave something apple but don’t have time for a pie This Apple Pie Bread is homemade, sweet and a moist dessert bread with a layer of brown sugar and chunks of juicy crisp apples for…

Italian Dessert

The Mennonite Cinnamon Bread

(A Great Breakfast Bread)   INGREDIENTS: Batter: 1 cup butter – softened 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2 cups buttermilk 4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking soda Cinnamon/sugar mixture: 2/3 cups sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon   METHOD: Preheat oven…

Italian Dessert

Torta di Cioccolato Senza Farina

The Torta di  Cioccolato Senza Farina or Flourless Chocolate Cake. SERVING: Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS: 12 TBS BUTTER – unsalted, softened 3 TBS FLOUR – for dusting 6 OZ SEMISWEET CHOCOLATE ¾ CUP SUGAR 6 EGGS – separated 1 ¼…

Italian Dessert

Welcome Autumn – Pineapple Semifreddo

WELCOME AUTUMN Days will be shorterNights will be crisperAutumn is here as weTransition from summerTo winter.   PINEAPPLE SEMIFREDDO Semifreddo which translates from Italian to half-cold or half-frozen is a classic semi-frozen dessert that is similar to but not…

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Almond Brownies

Whether if it’s Merenda, Spontino or an afterdinner dessert, this quick and easy sweet never fails to satisfy.    INGREDIENTS: ¾ CUP BUTTER 4 EGGS 2 CUPS SUGAR 2 CUPS FLOUR PINCH OF SALT ½ TSP BAKING POWDER 2…

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Cannoli Napoleons

Something special to do with pizzelles!When making pizzelles my recipe will make around10 dozen, so I will save a dozen and make this special dessertwhich is always a big hit.   SERVING: Serves 6  INGREDIENTS: 1 15 OZ CONTAINER RICOTTA…

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Italian Chocolate Mousse

 Sometimes we all need just a little chocolate!   INGREDIENTS: 1 CUP (6 oz) SEMISWEET DARK CHOCOLATE  3 CUPS HEAVY CREAM – divided  2 TBS SUGAR  ¼ CUP FRANGELICO LIQUEUR  COCOA POWDER – for topping  EXTRA WHIPPED CREAM – for garnishing …

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Italian Sponge Cake

This is a basic cake that I use for many of my desserts. INGREDIENTS: 5 EGG YOLKS 5 EGG WHITES 1 ½ CUPS SUGAR 1 ¼ CUPS PASTRY FLOUR – sifted 1 TSP VANILLA EXTRACT or ½ TSP ALMOND…