Tag: sweets

Chocolate Orange Ricotta Tart
Dessert, Tart

Chocolate Orange Ricotta Tart

A simple yet elegant Chocolate Orange Ricotta Tart made with a crumbly pastry crust, a silky smooth filling of ricotta and mascarpone cheeses. The zest of tangerines with its juices adds a lovely citrusy scent…and of course some grated semi-sweet chocolate simply because chocolate does indeed make everything better. Growing […]

Zeppole, Ricotta Doughnuts
Doughnuts

Zeppole, Ricotta Doughnuts

These zeppole are so incredibly light… sweet and crunchy on the outside and pillowy soft on the inside. As an added bonus, they are simply a snap to make at home. Zeppole are traditionally eaten during the Festa di San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph’s Day) , which is celebrated every March […]

Rustic Italian Apple Cake
Cakes

Rustic Italian Apple Cake

This Rustic Apple Cake is a classic in Italy!  Ideal as a tasty afternoon snack or dressed up with a scoop of ice-cream for an after supper delight. There are many versions of this cake, crowned with layers upon layers of sliced apples. It is moist and tangy from the […]

Winter Themed Cake Pops
Cake Pops

Winter Themed Cake Pops

Cookie baking is a holiday tradition which I look forward to every year. I literally bake hundreds of cookies to share with family and friends. Co-workers eagerly await my annual platter of sweet confections. I jokingly call it “extreme baking”! A few weeks ago we headed over to my sister-in-law’s […]