Category Archives: Desserts

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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Apples and Cinnamon – what a great combination! Any time of year!

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This recipe started out very high in calories but with the substitute unsweetened apple sauce it is still delicious and lower in total calories. Apple Cinnamon Cake 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake with English Custard – YUM

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We love custard – it comes from our South African ( British) heritage I guess. And it is SO easy to make with Bird’s Custard Powder. I paired it with this easy Sour Cream Coffee Cake – which I made … Continue reading

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Making Orange Ice Cream- its easy and delicious

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This is a great recipe for summer! Add a sprig of mint for color! Orange Ice Cream Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup (120 ml) half and half 2 cups (480 ml) freshly squeezed orange … Continue reading

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Pumpkin – love baking it just the way it is – or pumpkin bread

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It is the beginning of the season for pumpkins and for some reason ours are ripe already! So today baked them in the oven and are making pumpkin bread. A great recipe. We do not like allspice ( unless it … Continue reading

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A delicious Salvadorean, Mexican, Bolivian and Argentinian treat! Enjoy!

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Two of our Little Farm Staff, and four of our extended part time staff come from El Salvador. They introduced us to the most delicious of all treats – ALFAJORES~ You will love these – and they are not difficult … Continue reading

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A grandson’s 9th birthday – By request I made two Star Wars Cakes – What a job! But worth it!

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I think our nine year old grandson loved his cakes  — what do you think? And here is the Darth Vader cake – with the little spears in it! And the Storm Trouper from Star Wars – with Darth Vader … Continue reading

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