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Key Lime Cake

My mother arrived with bags of key limes.  Apparently her friend  harvested her vegetables and fruits, and had plenty of limes leftover. I was determined to use these limes before they spoiled so I searched for the perfect lime recipe to use. I really enjoyed this Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Glaze.  Serving … Continue reading

Pineapple and Banana Bread Pudding

One night my dad came home from work with five loaves of bread-white, wheat, sourdough, bagels, and pita. So I decided to make bread pudding with a slight twist since there were some bananas and pineapple lying around. Serving Size: 8-10 Ingredients 13 slices of sourdough bread 1 cup of butter, melted 6 eggs 1 … Continue reading

Strawberry-filled Cheesecake

As soon as the strawberry-filled cheesecakes were placed on the table they were gone in minutes. They were the perfect portion-light fluffy texture with a hint of tang. Serving Size: 20 Ingredients  2 boxes of strawberries 1 8 oz cream cheese, soft 1/4 cup confectioner’s sugar 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Graham cracker crumbs Directions … Continue reading

Suman (Rice Cake)

There are many different varieties of suman. I chose to make 2 different kinds- Suman sa Ibus and Suman sa Inantala. I love this filipino dessert not just because of its sweet rice taste and chewy, soft texture but because of its unique and beautiful presentation. The glutinous rice can be rolled in different shapes with … Continue reading

Bilo-bilo Ginitaang

This Filipino recipe is often seen in large family gatherings. This popular cuisine consists of tapioca pearls, sweet rice flour, sago, plantains, jackfruit, and above all coconut milk. In fact the term ginataan refers to food cooked with gata (coconut milk). This dessert may be eaten hot or cold. In addition you may add red and blue food coloring … Continue reading

Orange Blueberry Muffins

I was absolutely thrilled with this recipe. I did not think two very different flavors could complement each other so perfectly! Makes 18 muffins Ingredients orange zest orange juice of one orange 2 eggs 3 tbsp honey 1 stick (8 tbsp) unsalted butter 1 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups all purpose flour 2 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

Cinnamon Rolls

I was surprised on how well these rolls turned out when I first made then. They were extremely soft and warm. And they tasted so good! I would definitely use this recipe again! Serving Size: 16 Ingredients: 4 eggs 2/3 cup sugar 3 tsp salt 3/4 cup butter 4 cups milk 3 tbsp yeast (preferably … Continue reading


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