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A Cream Cheese Cake from Poland – divine!

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 I tried this recipe from ALL RECIPES and loved it! The family loved it too! I know you will as well. The crumbly brown sugar topping just makes it amazing. Enjoy!   Polish Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Ingredients ·        1 cup … Continue reading

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Bread and Butter Pudding – good old favorite – so delicious when made with Croissants!

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 This is a dish that I always make in winter but I had about 6 croissants left over from a lunch party and so I decided to use them to make this standard English dessert much richer and more delicious! … 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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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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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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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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Recipes for Ice Cream Cake – Carol’s best dessert – yum!

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My good friend Carol makes a divine ice cream cake. It takes time which is the only little problem -but it is divine – and so – it is worth it! Enjoy! Carol’s Ice Cream Cake Ingredients: Oreo’s with cream inside – … Continue reading

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Slow cooker heaven – have you made desserts in one? YUMMY!

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Here is a summer slow cooker recipe. For dessert. Its so delicious – enjoy! Slow Cooker Caramel pie INGREDIENTS 2(14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk 1graham cracker crust (9 inch) 1(8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed 1(1 1/2 ounce) English toffee-flavored … Continue reading

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Slow cooker heaven – the most delicious lemon dessert – you will LOVE this! Also good when cooking with kids!

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I have never tried making desserts in the slow cooker – and this last week it was so cold that it sounded like a good idea. Here is the first experiment – which turned out so well that I have … Continue reading

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Apologies for not posting for a month – been a VERY busy time – Cooking with kids – Banana Cream Pie – SOOO easy!

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I love bananas – we grow them on the Little farm – above is our farm manager with a large bunch just last week – and I love pie. This is the easiest dessert I have ever made. Enjoy!   … Continue reading

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Pears and Rose Apples – delicious exotic fruits from The Little Farm

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Its Pear Season! And delightful treats from our farm. We also grow Rose Apples – they taste divine – smell and taste like roses. Making pear jam is easy. It just takes time. Pear Jam or Pear Compote Ingredients: 30 … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Flan – the best dessert – and being gluten free is an added bonus!

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Gluten Free Flan Ingredients: 3/4 cup white sugar 2 egg yolks 6 egg whites 1 3/4 cups of water 1 (14 ounce) can low-fat sweetened condensed milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 pinch of salt DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 … Continue reading

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Another scrumptious dessert – cooking with kids will be fun on this one! Tasting too!

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My good friend Ilene made this last week when we had dinner at her home – and it was so good that I had to have it to share with you! Here it is! Creamy Peanut Butter Pie Ingredients: 8 … Continue reading

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Short Cut Cheesecake squares – oh so yummy!

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Cheesecake Squares Recipe This is an easy way to make a fancy, formal dessert in a hurry. A cream cake is a denser cake, usually with pudding in the mix, not quite as dense as a pound cake.  The light, … Continue reading

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Little Farm Banana Bread – by popular demand!

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I have been asked so many times for my recipe for Banana bread – and here it is! You will not see this anywhere else because ( and here is the secret) I adapted it from my Zucchini Bread Recipe … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread from The Little Farm – so delicious I sold it at Williams Sonoma!

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I had such an exciting invitation! To present my artisanal cheeses and jams and breads ( pumpkin, banana, persimmon and zucchini) at Williams Sonoma and sell them there! What a thrill! So I prepared for months – literally – preparing … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake – with Caramel Chips – Cooking with kids! I love it too!

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SOUR CREAM COFFEE CAKE Ingredients: 2 cups flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 3/4 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 cup sour cream 1 tsp. vanilla Directions: Preheat the oven … Continue reading

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Peach Pie – OMG – how can you resist! Cooking with kids too! And a tip on how to have fresh peach pie all year around!

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Peach Pie Recipes | Skillet Peach Pies Recipes for Peach Pies in Skillets These pies were made with Clearjel instead of cornstarch.  You can use either but Clearjel forms a clear slurry instead of a milky one and makes a … Continue reading

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Mini Cinnamon Buns -so delicious – the easy way! Cooking with kids and tasting too!

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How to Make Frosted Spudnut Cinnamon Bun Cupcakes – Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes Do you start salivating when you walk through an airport and smell those Cinnabon desserts baking? It makes my mouth water and I have to apply great self … Continue reading

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Cake desserts with Fruit and Sauces – yummy when Cooking with Kids!

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How to Make Luscious Cake Desserts with Fruit and Sauces I get a lot of my cake and bread mixes from The Prepared Pantry – it requires some thought and ordering in advance but they keep for months, and you … Continue reading

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