popsicles, adult popsicles

Popsicle Recipes with Alcohol

Popsicles Aren’t Just for Children There are new types of popsicle makers, they are able to freeze alcoholic  beverages  They are fun to make and very simple to do.  This post gives you a few new popsicle recipe ideas. The men in my home don’t want a strawberry yogurt or other plain fruity popsicle but add some rum or gin and I know they will be all over them. Popsicle Makers I went searching for a popsicle…

White Cake with Saskatoon Cream Cheese Filling

This recipe is all about the saskatoon filling.   You can use  any white cake recipe you like, even a cake mix is good.  It tastes yummy whether decorated fancy or rustic.  I had no special occasion in mind for this cake, just a new lace mold for fondant that I just had to test out.  Berries go very well with lemon so I iced it with a simple not too sweet  lemon butter icing.…

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Peanut Brittle Buttermilk Pie

Peanut Brittle Adds Flare to a Plain Buttermilk Pie Buttermilk pie is a very old recipe originating in England, blending the smooth flavours of buttermilk with the sweetness and crunch of peanuts is a new  recipe of mine.  Whenever I make a buttermilk pie. I can imagine a woman churning butter from cream, looking at the leftover buttermilk and wondering, “Now what am I suppose to do with you?” Please don’t let the word buttermilk scare you off, this…

Faerie Mile Hile Lemon Pie

All Natural Mile High Lemon Meringue Pie

When I was a little girl we would go fishing, and stop on the way home for dinner.  They had mile high pies of all kinds.  I thought they were amazing.  Mom always said, ” No big deal just add more meringue”.  Leanna remembered that. I still think mile high pies are pretty cool, so here is my recipe with you guessed it way more meringue. aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Old School Pie Crust 5 1/2 cups…

faerie blueberry pie

Lemon Blueberry Chiffon Pie

I read Herman out a long list of desserts that I  plan on making for the blog and eventual Pie Festival.   When I asked him to choose lemon chiffon pie was his choice.  I hope you love it as much as he does. One of the pleasures of being “experienced” not old experienced I said, is that you have a few hints to share.  I am going to provide a couple of tidbits in…

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Two Tone Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am a cookie monster,  they are by far my favorite treat.  I much prefer my cookies thick and chewy to thin and crispy.  This is my old tried and true recipe for chocolate chip cookies, I had some white chocolate chunks in the cupboard so I made the cookies two toned. 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup light brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1…

Faerie lime banana loaf

Banana Lime Coconut Bread

Whenever one of the horses win at Northlands Park I send goodies with Herman to share with the grooms.    I never met anyone who disliked banana bread, like apple pie its a safe staple recipe. Here’s the recipe. Loaves Prepare pans, preheat oven to 350 degrees. 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs 3 bananas (1 1/2 cups) tsp vanilla Mix butter and sugar in large bowl until incorporated, add eggs, mixing well.  Add vanilla.  Mash bananas…

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Ladybug cupcakes

I have no idea the last time I watched Sesame Street, but the Ladybug’s Picnic has been playing in my head.  With that in mind I am going to make some lady bug picnic cupcakes.   Lemon Cupcakes 2 cups flour 3 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 2 tsp lemon zest (1 lemon rind) ½ cup butter 1 ¼ cup sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup milk Preheat oven to 350. Prepare…