Category Archives: Desserts

Our eldest grandson Jack turns 10 today! He wanted me to make a Jack in the Beanstalk Cake – so I did!

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 It is always my pleasure to make cakes for my grandsons – and our eldest grandson Jack who turns ten today – asked for a special one. This was a really tough week with the loss of my dear friend … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake – my favorite – love the cream cheese frosting!

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I found this recipe for Carrot Cake – and tried it . OMG it is divine. I could eat the frosting all on its own – huge temptation while making this. So use the recipe on a NON DIET day. … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Strawberry Cake with Vanilla Ice cream!

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 All throughout making this I kept thinking this is NOT going to work out – and then amazingly – it was perfect! So dont be put off by the stickiness and globby nature of the batter – it doesnt spread … Continue reading

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The Larraine Segil Scholars Quarterly Dinner

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 The LSS group met for dinner at The Little Farm – Each of these remarkable women impress me more every time we get together. And what gives me tremendous joy is that they have formed such a bonded group – … Continue reading

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Love making birthday cakes for our grandkids

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 Jonah turned 8 this year! And he loves candy. So by his request I made a candy cake – ie a vanilla cake with white frosting and tons of sprinkles, lollipops, jelly beans, marshmallows hidden in the center and Scooby … Continue reading

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Tres Leches Cake

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 I tried this recipe a few times until I gave up – the amounts just didn’t work – the cake pan was too big, and the liquids appeared too runny. So I turned to Betty Crocker – and voila! Her … Continue reading

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Passionfruit Dessert – by Lynda – divine!

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 We grow passionfruit on The Little Farm. We used to grow them in South Africa and love the taste. My daughter in law’s mom Lynda makes the BEST dessert from Passionfruit – and here it is! Thank you Lynda! Passionfruit … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Bread – easy and fast! Delicious!

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 I had one hour free and guests coming – so decided to make some Cinnamon Bread – found the recipe in ALLRECIPES.COM – it was fast, easy and divine! Enjoy!! Cinnamon Bread Easy and Fast ( 1 hour) Ingredients ·        … Continue reading

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Birthday cakes made by Grandma – a Vampire cake and a Lego one – for our twins who turned 5!

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 This year was a challenging cake year! Noah was very specific – he wanted a vampire cake with teeth and a vampire figure on it – and blood! It had to be chocolate with chocolate frosting. Sigh. Then his twin … Continue reading

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A recent brunch for Committee of 200 Scholars at The Little Farm

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 The event was the visit of Israel C200 Scholar Sarai Duek to The Little Farm – and our Los Angeles based C200 Scholars rallied around her. C200 member Renee Pepys Lowe joined me as we celebrated these amazing young women. … Continue reading

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