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Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

How to make the best homemade chocolate orange cheesecake from scratch - This DIY recipe is simple and easy but does take a bit of time. Top with chocolate ganache to hide any cracks and add a layer of richness and decadence. Original recipe uses graham cracker crumbs for the crust. You can leave out the orange extract for a real, classic New York style cake.

I love cheesecake. Joe would say cheesecake is his favorite dessert. Our favorite cheesecake is served at a diner not far from our home.  It’s amazing. I think we might have a new favorite now. I’ve never before tried to make a cheesecake, and I found the April Daring Bakers Challenge a bit daunting. Jenny from JennyBakes.com proposed that we all make the same cheesecake, but she challenged participants to make their cheesecakes show stoppers. I tried. How’s that fellow to the right? He’s a show stopper, all right. I jest. The cheesecake was a little ugly, but I doctored … Read more

Easy Homemade Ice Cream (Philadelphia Style – No Eggs)

How to make the best homemade vanilla ice cream recipe including variations for many different fruit flavors including strawberry and chocolate! This simple and easy recipe has no cooking, is made without eggs, and uses an ice cream maker machine to make the finished product. This quick eggless recipe is also no cook!

Originally published on June 12, 2009, this easy homemade ice cream recipe has delighted my family for almost ten years. Because it has no eggs, it doesn’t need to be cooked at all before freezing, and I have no worries about giving my kids raw eggs. As you probably have already guessed, I no longer eat ice cream because of my bariatric surgery, but my family still eats and loves it. We usually have some in the refrigerator at any given time. I love ice cream. I love to make ice cream. Back in Febraury, I shared an awesome recipe … Read more

The Best Gluten-Free Fudge Brownies Recipe

  Gluten-free baking is tricky in my experience. The recipes don’t always taste great, and the texture can be really hard to get right. I don’t have to be 100% gluten-free all the time, but I can’t eat a lot of gluten or I get sick. So I try to make everything gluten-free, but I don’t stress over minute amounts. We’ve made this particular recipe a couple of times, and it came out well every time. I’m pleased to be able to share it with you today. While you’re here, check out my homemade hot fudge recipe. These brownies are … Read more

Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce

Who doesn’t love hot fudge? Is there anyone out there? I for one adore hot fudge, and I worked really hard on this recipe to get it just right. This recipe is simple to prepare and ready in less than 15 minutes. You’re going to love it! Print Recipe Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce Course Condiment, Dessert, Gluten-free Servings Ingredients 1 cup butter1/3 cup cocoa powder unsweetened2 cups sugar12 oz evaporated milk1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips Course Condiment, Dessert, Gluten-free Servings Ingredients 1 cup butter1/3 cup cocoa powder unsweetened2 cups sugar12 oz evaporated milk1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups semi-sweet chocolate … Read more

Sweet Chili Sauce

This homemade sweet chili sauce recipe is easy to put together and so tasty! It’s sweet and spicy and you will love to dip everything in it from french fries to chicken kabobs, and you can also make it thinner to pour over stir fry! We used sambal oelek for this dish. It is an Asian staple made from ground red chile peppers in a vinegar sauce. We have grown to love it ever since using it in a General Tso’s Chicken recipe (which I will share soon) last year. I think it’s the perfect pepper source for this sauce. … Read more

Zesty Horseradish Sauce

If you like Burger King’s Zesty Sauce, you are in for a treat! This recipe comes very close to the original with all of the creamy goodness you love including a burst of horseradish and the tang of a little ketchup and lemon juice. You have to give this a try with onion rings, french fries, and even on sandwiches! Print Recipe Zesty Horseradish Sauce This sauce is so good you can eat it with a spoon! The zip of horseradish is balanced out with just a hint of sweetness. You might want to double or triple it! Course Condiment, … Read more