Looking for some basic desserts that I can make from scratch, something besides cookies. Maybe pie? Any ideas or input will be helpful. Thanks. I was so glad to find this — HOMEMADE DANISH DESSERT 1 pkg. Kool-Aid unsweetened, any flavor 6 1/2 c. Water 1 c. Sugar Heat to boiling point. Mix 1 cup water and 3/4 cup clear jell and thicken the hot liquid, stirring with wire whisk. Boil for 2 minutes. Take off heat and add 1 (3 ounce) Jello, same flavor as Kool-Aid. Fruit can be added when cool. Delicious, refreshing and smooth. _______________________________________________ COUNTRY APPLE DESSERT 1 pkg. Pillsbury Plus yellow cake mix 1/3 c. Butter, softened 1 egg 20 oz. Can apple fruit pie filling or homemade country pie filling (see recipe below) 1/2 c. Firm packed brown sugar 1/2 c. Chopped walnuts 1 tsp. Cinnamon 1 c. Sour cream 1 egg 1 tsp. Vanilla Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix cake mix, butter, and 1 egg together at low speed until crumbly. Press in an ungreased 9 x 13 inch pan. Spread with pie filling. Combine brown sugar, nuts, and cinnamon; sprinkle over the pie filling. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, 1 egg, and vanilla. Pour over sugar mixture. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until topping is golden. Serve warm or cool. Refrigerate any leftovers. 12 servings. Country Pie Filling: To use fresh apples instead of pie filling, combine 1/4 cup brown sugar and 2 tablespoons cornstarch. Stir in 1 cup water and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Add 4 cups peeled and thinly sliced apples. Heat to boiling and simmer 5 minutes. _______________________________________________ ELEGANT LADY FINGERS DESSERT 3 pkg. Lady fingers 1 pt. Whipping cream 3 tbsp. Confectioners sugar 12 oz. Cream cheese 1 c. Sugar (I use 1/2 c. ) 1 c. Pineapple filling (for homemade, recipe follows) 1 tsp. Vanilla Chopped walnuts Beat cream cheese with sugar. Whip cream. Slowly add confectioners sugar and vanilla. Put lady fingers around the sides and bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan. Mix the 2 creams together and add 1 cup pineapple filling. Pour 1/2 of this into the springform pan and then top with more lady fingers and the rest of the cream mixture. Top with chopped nuts. You may use blueberry filling but don’t mix with creams. Put it only on the top. HOMEMADE FILLING: 20 oz. Can crushed pineapple in its own juice, drained (reserve liquid to equal 1 c. ) 2 tbsp. Cornstarch 1 tbsp. Confectioners sugar Put 1 cup pineapple liquid in sauce pan, add cornstarch and confectioners sugar; heat until thickened. Then add all the pineapple. _______________________________________________ PEANUT BUTTER DESSERT 1 batch of your homemade peanut butter cookie dough 1/2 c. Chunky peanut butter 1 (10 oz. ) pkg. Regular marshmallows 1/3 c. Salted peanuts 2 sqs. Almond bark, melted Press cookie dough on pizza pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Spread with peanut butter on hot surface. Cool. Cover with marshmallows. Bake in 400 degree oven until marshmallows are browned. Top with melted almond bark and peanuts. _______________________________________________ STRAWBERRY ANGEL FOOD DESSERT 1 Angel Food cake 1 (8 oz. ) pkg. Philadelphia cream cheese 1 c. Sugar 1/2 tsp. Vanilla 3 c. Cool Whip 1 to 2 qts. Fresh strawberries 1 pkg. Strawberry glaze plus 2 tsp. Sugar (or own homemade glaze) Cream cream cheese, sugar and vanilla; fold into Cool Whip. Break cake into small pieces and fold into Cool Whip mixture. Put into a 9 x 13-inch dish. Mix strawberries and glaze, and pour over top.
topchef tvPeopleTop Chef Just Desserts Season 2 Episode 4 full episode2013-03-26T08:14:55. 000Z2014-04-16T17:23:11. 000ZExecutive pastry chef for Hakkasan Group, Graham Hornigold, prepares three chocolate recipes in association with Callebaut – salted cashew nuts and milk choc. . .