Pineapple Truffle Sabayon"Floating Islands" with Chocolate Mousse and Creme Anglaise
Large poaches meringue, filled with chocolate mousse and surrounded with Creme Anglaise and fresh Berries. A beautiful presentation.

Baked Apples with Dates, Almonds and Rum
Golden Delicious Apples, as well as other good baking varieties like Rome Beauty, are a natural choice here. With butter, dark rum, apple juice, brown sugar, egg yolks, whipping cream, fresh ginger, flour, lemon peel, toasted almonds and dates.

Apple Cake with Maple-Walnut Cream Cheese Frosting
A triple layer treat. Incorporates flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, currants, walnuts, sugar, butter, brandy, vanilla and egg yolks. The Frosting is butter, dark brown sugar, cream cheese, maple syrup and more walnuts.

Fried Banana Ravioli with Vanilla and Raspberry Custard Sauce
Beautiful unusual presentation with bananas, golden brown sugar, graham cracker crumbs, walnuts, pecans, eggs, wonton wrappers, presented on a Vanilla Custard with traces of Raspberry.

Triple-Chocolate Layer Cake
White chocolate and milk chocolate fillings and a bittersweet chocolate frosting give a sophisticated spin to this favorite dessert.

Buche de Noel

Lemon Napoleons
Lemon curd, a classic London teatime treat, and whipping cream are layered between crispy squares of sugared phyllo dough.

Dutch Chocolate Mint Truffles
Amsterdam, a small city with a big sweet tooth, provides the inspiration for these truffles. They have a double dose of mint in the form of fresh mint leaves and Vandermint, a Dutch chocolate-mint liqueur.

Moccha-Raspberry Buche de Noel
A definite Holiday Dessert. Traditional French Yule Log cake, it is accented with a rich chocolate-raspberry icing and two fillings: white chocolate espresso cream and raspberry preserves.

Christmas Triffle with Strawberries and Caramel-coated Bananas
A Classic Holiday dessert. Very impressive layered dessert, made in a clear glass bowl, with liquor-soaked sponge cake, rich custard, fruit and preserves.

Peach-Berry Upside Down Crisp
A real summer winner (all seasons really! ). Served with vanilla ice cream, a crust made with flour, oats, milk, vanilla and butter, topped with sweetened Peaches and Berries.

Chocolate Ribbon Cake
This is a Blue Ribbon winner. A yellow cake layered with hard chocolate discs and a cocoa frosting, topped with chocolate curls.

Pina Colada Cheesecake
An exceptional cheesecake filled with the taste of pineapple, lemon and Rum flavoring. Topped with a mixture of butter, flaked coconut, chopped almonds and sugar.

Fruit Tart

Flaming Baked Apples
A very elegant ending, great with vanilla ice cream. Filled with a mixture of light corn syrup, sugar, orange marmalade, butter, light brown sugar, raisins, cinnamon and of course flambee with brandy.

Lemon Bars
Another favorite. With eggs, butter, lemon cake mix, sugar, baking powder, salt, grated lemon peel and lemon juice.

Pumpkin Date Cake with Bourbon Eggnog Sauce
The cake incorporates sugar, vegetable oil, cinnamon, allspice, salt, canned pumpkin, baking soda, baking powder, eggs, flour, dates, raisins and chopped nuts. The sauce is made with butter, sugar, egg, heavy cream and Bourbon.

Walnut Cream Cheese Brownies
This has to be the best Brownie Square recipe, very moist and tasty.

Almond-Lemon Tart with Mixed Fresh Berries
A beautiful Tart topped with circles of raspberries and blueberries with mixed tastes of almond paste and lemon.

Pineapple Rum Trifle Cake with Rum Sabayon
This incredibly moist five layer cake is made with blanched Almonds, flour, eggs, sugar, unsweetened crushed pineapple, rum Sabayon and heavy cream.

Mango-Banana Cake
Tender Banana Cake, Cream Cheese Frosting and Mango Curd stack up to one impressive dessert.

Caramelized Orange Tart with Blackberry Puree
A crowd pleasing dessert that pairs creamy orange custard with tart Blackberry Puree.

Desserts

Individual Meringues with Sliced Strawberries and Chocolate Sauce
An eye pleasing light dessert.

Chocolate Layer Cake with Chocolate Glaze
This is a chocolate lover’s dream... It’s a dark chocolate layer cake with a milk chocolate filling and a rich chocolate ganache frosting...

Roasted Pears with Hazelnut syrup and Candied Hazelnuts
The Pears are roasted in a syrup made with butter, Hazelnuts, Frangelico, fresh lemon juice and Vanilla.

Key Lime Phyllo Napoleons with Tropical Fruit Salsa
With Key Lime Custard and Tropical Fruits the Phyllo Wafers are slanted on the Plate making this dessert a stunning presentation.

Caramelized Upside Down Pear Tart
A beautiful presentation of Bosc Pears cut in half, pinwheel shape with sugar and cinnamon.

Brandied Date and Walnut Pie
A western twist on the old fashioned pecan pie. Walnuts, dates and brandy give this pie its candy bar flavor.

Honey-Pecan Pumpkin Pie
A great holiday dessert with cinnamon, allspice, ginger and whipping cream.

Grand Marnier Flan

Warm Pear and Walnut Cake with Lemon Custard Sauce
Pears and walnuts make ideal partners in this delicate, old fashioned dessert which includes the sauce, the cake and the topping.

Pears Poached in Tequila with Prickly Pear-Raspberry Sauce
This dessert provides a southwestern twist, prickly pear jelly is paired with raspberries for the sauce, also orange liqueur.

Spiced Pumpkin Roulade
An elegant finale to a meal; the cake has a light texture, and the filling provides great pumpkin flavor with a hint of orange.

Cinnamon-Pecan Bread Pudding with Brandy-Caramel Sauce
Served warm with a Brandy spiked Caramel sauce and topped with roasted pecans. Raisins are optional.

Cream Cheese Flan
The cream cheese makes this flan extraordinarily rich and creamy.

Ricotta Pie
An Italian flavored dessert with a slightly sweet crust and a filling made with ricotta cheese, sugar, eggs, raisins, flour and grated lemon peel.

Fudgy Chocolate-Raspberry Bars
In this recipe dense chocolate cake is topped with a glaze made from raspberry jam and chocolate. Fresh berries are the finishing touch. Very elegant dessert.

Citrus scented Mixed Berry Pie with Oatmeal Lattice Crust
Beautiful pie with a sweet tart filling and a sensational crust.

Caramelized Cardamom Pears with Ice Cream
Also has brown sugar and dark rum.

Raspberry Flan

Rhubarb (in season) Raspberry Meringue Cake
Comprises of a meringue layer, rhubarb puree, whipped cream, raspberries, once again and topped with a final layer of meringues.

Banana Caramel Chocolate Pie
A graham cracker shell, hot caramel with melted chocolate, topped with thin sliced bananas and whipped cream.

Poached Pears with Ginger and Port
An elegant ending.

Banana Brulee in Macadamia Pastry with Berries and Yogurt
Another delicious eye stopper, little tarts with yogurt and sliced bananas brulee, surrounded with berries.

Lemon Tart Brulee
This tart is served with a custard sauce and a ring of strawberries.

Lemon-Lime Ring with Mixed Berries
This dessert makes a beautiful presentation, the ring being a lemon-lime mousse with the mixed berries and mangoes in the middle, surrounded with garnish made of lemon-lime peel twists and mint.

Coffee-Toffee Crunch Torte
Layers of toffee studded, coffee flavored mousse and chocolate ganache fill an almond and sugar cookie crust.

White Chocolate and Summer Berry Napoleons
Blackberry, Strawberries, Blueberries and Raspberries layered with white Chocolate Cream and Puff Pastry. A Beautiful finale...

Strawberry-Lemon Tartlets
Little tartlets made with an almond crust, tangy lemon filling and topped with strawberries.

Chocolate Raspberry Torte

Chocolate-Cashew Torte
A three layer cake that makes a sensational finale to any meal.

Coconut-Banana Tartlets
This filling of coconut, banana and cream is sweet, chewy and absolutely delicious. Coconut is also in the cookie like crust.

Chocolate Brownie Cake
You would never guess that this rich cake is low fat made with unsweetened applesauce.

Strawberry Shortcake
This is The Classic Cake that people rave about, with a slightly sweetened whipped cream frosting.

Strawberry Creme Caramel Tart
A new twist of a creme caramel with a slightly sweet light crust and strawberries.

Lemon Cake Roll
In this very pretty dessert, a buttermilk-based lemon custard fills the spiral of a light sponge cake roll.

Vanilla Chiffon Cake with Chocolate Sorbet
Fruit-such as kiwi, orange, pineapple and berries-garnish this cake with also pureed berries and a side of chocolate sorbet which can be store bought or made with your ice cream machine (such as Krupps).

Country Style Strawberry and (when in Season) Rhubarb Pie
Hazelnuts are teamed with strawberries and rhubarb in this rustic tart. Vanilla Ice Cream is a must for serving!

Strawberry Napoleons with Lemon Cream
Phyllo Dough gives this dessert a crisp texture that contrasts nicely with the smooth lemon filling and of course strawberries.

Baked Cup Custard
The original and best recipe

Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Topped with brown sugar, sugar, cinnamon and chopped nuts. Another original.

Apricot Ring
The ring is filled with fruits and also can be used as... a salad when filled with as an example chicken salad.

Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce
Excellent, raisins are optional...

Chocolate Bites

Honey Poached Pears with Mascarpone
Another poached pear also with white wine, vanilla bean and dark rum or brandy.

Bread Pudding
Also excellent, from a good Chef friend of mine that has since moved... With double cream, milk, eggs, vanilla, sugar, french baguette and an apricot glaze.

Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Roll-up
Another great Holiday or any day dessert!

Chilled Lime-Coconut Pie with Macadamia-Coconut crust
Too good to be true... well it is! also has yogurt and whipping cream.

Three-Citrus Meringue Tart
While the meringue topping of this pretty tart is light, the lemon, orange and lime custard filling has an appealing richness.

Pear Poached in Red Wine, Cardamom and Orange
A cardamom and orange scented syrup is spooned over warm pears and vanilla ice cream in this lovely dessert.

Beaumes-de-Venise Cake with Grapes
Named after a town in the Vaucluse and the sweet fortified wine produced there. Has lemon peel , orange peel, vanilla, Muscat wine and red seedless grapes.

Desserts

Lemon Tart
A great tart with fresh lemon juice, creme fraiche, butter sugar and eggs.

Chocolate-Orange Buche de Noel
A twist on the regular buche de Noel with an orange filling and chocolate ganache.

Pear and Ginger Upside Down Cake
A delicious cake with cinnamon, ginger, cloves, all spice, vanilla, butter, light molasses and Bosc Pears. Whipped Cream optional!

Tangerine Souffle
With the flavors of orange juice and Grand Marnier.

Lemon Meringue Pie with Pecan crust
A great looking, great tasting pie. Brown sugar enhances the crust.

Strawberry Meringue Roulade
Light and delicious.

Tequila lime tart
With a graham cracker crust and pine nuts and topped with whipped cream and fresh lime slices.

Spice Crumble Cake with Chocolate Frosting
This cake keeps well. The crumble is a middle layer of pecans, brown sugar and cocoa.

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze
For true chocolate lovers.

Warm Chocolate Souffle with Ice Cream
Ice cream flavor of your choice, Vanilla sounds good!

Creme Brulee

Honey Creme Brulee
Honey instead of sugar gives it a different flavor.

Sweet Potato Pie with Brown Sugar and Nutmeg
Very popular dessert during the Holidays.

Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake
Pumpkin adds beautiful color to this cheesecake while Pecan Praline makes it a Southern-style topping.

Lime Bars with Coconut Crust
The crust also has sugar cookies and the topping yellow cormeal.

Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse with Bananas
A different approach to the chocolate mousse.

Pumpkin Creme Brulee
With the flavors of whipped cream, pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and ground cloves.

Lemon Mascarpone Brulee Tarts with Raspberry Sauce
A Pecan sugar shell with a filling made of lemon zest, whipping cream, eggs, mascarpone and sugar. A lemony raspberry sauce tops the tarts.

Vanilla Scented Pear Strudel with Hazelnut and Chocolate sauce
Delicious dessert specially when served with Ice Cream.