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Limoncello Coconut Cake Series – Part 4 – The Frosting & Coconut

The Creamy Sweetness otherwise known as "Frosting"
The Creamy Sweetness…otherwise known as “Frosting”

Now for the frosting…that creamy sweet topping that envelopes the cake, in all its lusciousness… Continue reading Limoncello Coconut Cake Series – Part 4 – The Frosting & Coconut

Limoncello Coconut Cake Series – Part 3 – The Custard

November is World Vegan Month
November is World Vegan Month

What would a layer cake be without a custard filling? Since our cake is a Limoncello Coconut Cake, we’ll follow that theme through all components of this dessert. Continue reading Limoncello Coconut Cake Series – Part 3 – The Custard

Limoncello Coconut Cake Series – Part 2 – The Cake

November is World Vegan Month
November is World Vegan Month

Ah, now….what to do with the limoncello…why, make a limoncello coconut cake. My original cake recipe was for a white cake with a custard filling and buttercream icing. The Limoncello Coconut Cake Series Parts 2-4 will give you my non-vegan original recipes followed by my transformed and improved vegan recipes, taking creative license with all of them. My hope is that you’ll read these recipes, and that they will inspire you and provide you with guidance regarding how to do the same with your heirloom recipes.

Limoncello Coconut Cake
Limoncello Coconut Cake

Continue reading Limoncello Coconut Cake Series – Part 2 – The Cake

Aquafaba – The Shocking Miracle Ingredient

Pignoli Cookies
Pignoli Cookies

Don’t you just love being resourceful? Whoever had the brilliant idea of using the liquid from a can of garbanzo beans as an egg white rather than tossing it down the kitchen drain is nothing short of a culinary genius! Oh, and the name it’s been given – Aquafaba – now how’s that for a fancy-smanzy term. I don’t know about you, but I love it! And I love Aquafaba. I am a believer.

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Easy-Breezy Chocolate Mousse Pie

Easy Breezey Chocolate Mousse Pie

It truly doesn’t get much easier than this recipe meant to impress anyone who simply adores chocolate.

This rich and luscious mousse is incredibly versatile.  I’ve even used it as an ice cream base, adding another 1/2 cup coconut milk, refrigerating until chilled but not set, then processing in an ice cream machine—makes an amazing creamy frozen dessert. Continue reading Easy-Breezy Chocolate Mousse Pie