Category Archives: Sweet Treats

Sweet Dessert Wine Apricot Blackberry Cobbler

Another cobbler recipe? Yes! That’s right! Because its summer and we are swimming in fruits and what better way to use up a large quantity of over rip fruit than in a sweet delicious cobbler. Here is another cobbler recipe to add to your cobbler repertoire. This time its made with summer sweet apricots, blackberries all flavored with sweet dessert wine!

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Sweet Greek Yogurt with Saffron Cardamom & Rose. Indian Shrikhand

Shrikhand is an Indian yogurt dessert made with strained yogurt, sugar and sweet spices such as cardamom, saffron and rose essence. its a refreshing dessert served in the Western region of India in the state of Gujarat.

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Cinnamon Peach Walnut Cobbler

I got a big batch of homegrown peaches from our friends and as fast as we were trying to eat them we still couldn’t finish them before they got too ripe. I had already made a yogurt parfait with fresh peaches. I also made a quick and easy poundcake and peaches with whipped cream. Finally after two weeks of peaches I decided to use up all of the remainder of the peaches to make a cobbler. An easy way to use all the peaches I had left in our fruit bowl.

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Peaches and Poundcake

It’s peach season already and we’ve gotten our first batch of homegrown fruits – its peaches! These golden yellow peaches are soft, sweet and sour all at the same time. This past Friday, after pizza and salad for our Friday night dinner, we had dessert of fresh peaches and poundcake for a laid back evening dessert.

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Summer Blackberry Cobbler with Coconut Pecan Topping

With friends and family getting vaccinated folks are slowly starting to see each other in person and actually hanging out. I am seeing friends one or two at a time and with our spectacular weather we’re meeting outside in the garden. Being able to see friends without any restrictions has been liberating. Which leads me to this recipe. I had good friends Rose and Donna for brunch recently and what a relaxing and fun time we had! We had a light lunch of pasta salad with cashews and asparagus, a simple tossed green salad with dates and strawberries, eggs shakshuka Italian style and this delicious blackberry coconut pecan cobbler.

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Pumpkin Ginger Cake

I’m not sure why really I got in the mood to make a spicy gingery pumpkin cake, because its been unseasonably warm around here – we’re talking temps in the 60s and 70s in January!! Sunny, blue skies, and warm warm warm. So why I got in the mood to make a cake and that too with pumpkin spice and ginger is beyond me. All I can say is that here I was looking out at sunshine and beautiful scenery with a gentle breeze and I thought “A piece of homemade cake and tea sounds perfect right now.”

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