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My favorite homemade desserts are cookies and brownies. I also enjoy eating apple crisp. It's so delicious!!!! I usually bake desserts 1-2x a week. The downfall of desserts, I tend to eat too much of it.

I also like cinnamon rolls and pies.
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I don't often make desserts but the most frequent one is chocolate chip cookies. For special occasions I make either trifle, fudge or my grandma's version of cheesecake which I've heard called Cherry Dream Pie.

I've made other stuff but those are my favs.
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One of my favorites is fruit pizza:

Bread-based crust of your choice...whole grains are good. Sometimes we use graham crackers, especially with leftover cream cheese spread. The original recipe calls for crescent rolls laid out flat.

1 8-oz package of cream cheese mixed with 1/4 cup of sugar (or sweetener of your choice) and 1 tsp almond extract.

Top with cut-up fruits & berries, slice and enjoy.
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I love baking and have a weakness for sweets. My favorites are cherry pie, homemade sweet rolls and choc chip cookies, but I love so many more and I enjoy trying new recipes. Since I can't resist eating it, I try not to make more than one thing a week. The rest of the time, I get my fix from fruit!
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I looove raspberry cobbler. It looks like we're going to have a huge crop this year, and I can hardly wait!
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Yum! Another sweet tooth here. I love to make cheesecake with blueberry glaze, tiramisu, chocolate cake with caramel ganache, apple galette, etc..

Now, I have to figure out what to make next...
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I am all for creamy desserts : - tiramisu, trifles, parfaits, ice cream, pudding.
Of course I also enjoy baked goods like cinammon rolls or brownies or cookies but that's more of an brunch or afternoon event to accompany my café au lait
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During the summer, cobbler or shortcake with whatever fruit I have on hand.

During the off season, things like brownies or cheesecake or butterscotch pudding.

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I bake a lot.

I have a favorite lemon bundt cake that's tremendous.

During the summer I make an awesome fresh strawberry pie. Oh my gosh it's good. With whipped cream on top....

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I threw away all the "crap" in our house last week - all refined sugar, artifical colors etc... Now my kids get chocolate covered nuts for a treat and the LOVE it! I take dark chocolate, melt it and mix in some raw walnuts. Freeze and break apart into candy chunks. It's healthy and totally satisfies their (and my) sweet tooth
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organic carrot cake, the recipe is on whole foods. it is the BEST thing i have ever made from scratch, and it was a bigger hit at our daugters birthday party, everybody loved it more than the peanut butter cookies, the pumpkin pie, the organic coconut lemon cake......

try that recipe
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vegan chocolate cake. with homemade frosting too!
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My favorite homemade dessert has to be my grandmothers recipe for Cottage Pudding. It sounds weird but there is no cottage anything in it and it's not a pudding! lol
It's a dense cake (not overly sweet) that you back and serve warm with a homemade deep, rich, velvetly chocolate sauce and it's heaven!
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My favorite is buttermilk biscuits, with a mix of fresh berries (blueberries, raspberries and strawberries no sugar added) with homemade whipped cream. To die for.

Also live Molly Katzen'x brownies. The best.
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My favorite homemade dessert has to be my grandmothers recipe for Cottage Pudding. It sounds weird but there is no cottage anything in it and it's not a pudding! lol
It's a dense cake (not overly sweet) that you back and serve warm with a homemade deep, rich, velvetly chocolate sauce and it's heaven!
A favorite dessert of my family, too! The recipe easily dates back before the 1900s.
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Right now is the season for
-Strawberry shortcake with local strawberries and homemade biscuits.
-Rubarb pie

In the fall I LOVE to make
-apple and pumpkin pie with local ingrediants.

All year long I love
-vegan chocolate cake with chocolate frosting (same as ecomama)
-vegan chocolate chip cookies
-chocolate mousse pie (vegan)
-Chocolate peanut butter no-bake bars

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Home made ice cream. Just made strawberry this morning for dd's birthday.
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Can we have the recipe for the Cottage pudding?

I make much of the above, plus:

- raisin/cinammon cream scones
- english toffee cookies
- banana/apple/zuke/carrot bread with chocolate chips
- bread pudding YUM!
- vanilla rice pudding with either tapioca or rice
- stuff from puff pastry, eg. cream cheese fruit filling, rolled into cinammon sticks, apple/pear galettes

I have a die-hard sweet tooth and don't really go vegan/health conscious when baking treats. I find baking very therapeutic...the aromatherapy, esp with cinammon and vanilla (I'm also underweight from bfing and see it as my duty to bake stuff )
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Isn't it a violation of the User Agreement to have such a thread going on with no recipes included? :


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Can we have the recipe for the Cottage pudding?
Definitely! I just need to call my dad and get it from him, I can't seem to find mine.
I am warning you though, it is addictive and you will eat the entire pan!
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