Category Archives: Desserts

Chocolate Cupcakes with Choc-Chip Cream Cheese Filling

These cupcakes may appear daunting, but they really aren’t. They are pretty easy and a huge crowd-pleaser for kids and adults alike. The recipe makes 24, but you can easily halve it if you don’t have a crowd and you … Continue reading

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Apple and Rhubarb Pie

I made this pie this past weekend to take to the neighbor’s for dessert. They had kindly invited us for dinner and then proceeded to pour alcohol down our throats, making my Sunday less than productive. We were not completely … Continue reading

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Chocolate Custard Tarts

Who doesn’t love a little tart every now and then? The filling for these is a chocolate custard that is not too rich, just rich enough. You may want to double the recipe as people tend to take more than … Continue reading

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Lime Cream Pie

I had not made this pie in many years and recently dug out the recipe to make on a hot summer night here in the mid-west. It tastes as fresh and good as I remember it! You do need to … Continue reading

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Dessert Wines aka “Stickies”

This week I want to talk about an oft overlooked treat – the dessert wine.  The Aussies refer to these wines as  Stickies, due to their sticky or viscous mouthfeel (nobody ever accused the Aussies of over-thinking language!). A very … Continue reading

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Rhubarb-Strawberry Pie

Who doesn’t love pie? Whip out this fabulous Rhubarb-Strawberry Pie at the end of a delicious meal and your guests will be most impressed! You can make the pastry up to 2 days ahead and keep it in the fridge, … Continue reading

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Warm Choc Oatmeal and Peanut Butter Cookies with Vanilla Ice-Cream

These are a homey and divine dessert you can prepare hours ahead to the ‘ready to bake’ stage on the cookie sheets,  then pop in the oven for 15 minutes immediately prior to serving (remember to set the timer!). If … Continue reading

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Creme Caramel

The Inebriated Epicurean chooses to end the evening with a bang rather than a whimper and presents her/his guests with a fabulous dessert. This Creme Caramel is a sublime vanilla custard covered with a caramel syrup that compliments, rather than … Continue reading

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