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Dessert

  • Homemade Ferrero Rocher Truffles are the ultimate homemade holiday gift! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make Homemade Ferrero Rocher Truffles

    How to Make Homemade Ferrero Rocher Truffles ~ this is it guys, the ultimate decadent treat made right in your own kitchen!  These DIY hazelnut chocolate truffles are going to make…

  • Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake

    My Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake is an easy loaf cake bursting with citrus flavor and crunchy poppy seeds ~ and just when you thought winter had nothing fresh to offer!…

  • Cranberry Gingersnap Pie ~ theviewfromgreatisand.com

    Cranberry Gingersnap Pie

    This Cranberry Pie with its spicy gingersnap crumb crust and silky cranberry curd filling brings a little va-va-voom to the traditional dessert table ~ this vibrant pie going to be everybody’s…

  • Light as a feather No Bake Pumpkin Cloud Bars ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    No Bake Pumpkin Cloud Bars

    No Bake Pumpkin Cloud Bars ~ this whisper light pumpkin dessert with its spiced graham crust and fluffy pumpkin topping is perfect after a heavy meal!…

  • Mutton Pie from Historic Food

    25 Amazing Pie Crusts

    25 Amazing Pie Crusts ~ lots of incredible pie crusts to inspire all your holiday baking and beyond…so tie on your aprons and let’s get rolling……

  • Making Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge

    Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge capitalizes on one of the world’s great flavor combos ~ this homemade fudge is sophisticated, quick and easy, and definitely giftable. *This post is sponsored by Peanut…

  • Cashew Tiger Butter is an irresisitible combination of chocolate and cashew butter! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Easy Cashew Tiger Butter

    Cashew Tiger Butter ~ this delicious chocolate and cashew butter bark is fun to make and even more fun to eat!  Let the kids help you swirl the layers together! save…

  • No churn pumpkin pie ice cream

    No Churn Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

    No Churn Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream is a super quick and easy homemade ice cream that requires no heavy machinery, and tastes just like your favorite pie!…

  • Soft Batch Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are the BEST cookies ever! * theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Soft Batch Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Soft Batch Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are the ultimate back to school treat, whether you pack them in a lunch, use them as a homework bribe, or just indulge in some…

  • Praline Pumpkin Snack Cake is the ultimate fall treat, with a moist, slightly spiced pumpkin cake topped with a to-die-for praline caramel frosting ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Pecan Praline Pumpkin Cake

    Pecan Praline Pumpkin Cake is my favorite new pumpkin recipe, and that’s saying a lot.  This cake has the perfect tender crumb, a lightly spiced pumpkin flavor, and an out of…

  • Maple Walnut Ice Cream is a vintage New England recipe that will quickly become your favorite! | theviewfromgreatisland.comvi

    Maple Walnut Ice Cream

    Maple Walnut Ice Cream has to be one of the great flavors of all time.  This New England classic is sweetened with pure maple syrup, and loaded with crunchy toasted walnuts…

  • Fresh and juicy Bourbon Fried Peaches with Ice Cream is the most luxurious fruit dessert out there! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Bourbon Fried Peaches with Ice Cream

    Bourbon Fried Peaches with Ice Cream is a perfect way to close out the summer season, and I just had to share it before I move on to apples, pumpkin, and…

  • Vegan Coconut Panna Cotta with Blueberry Sauce ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Coconut Panna Cotta with Blueberry Sauce

    Panna Cotta is a classic Italian dessert that can be updated in so many ways, my Coconut Panna Cotta with Blueberry Sauce is a light and refreshing way to end a…

  • Summer Jumble Fruit Crumble ~ a mix of summer fruit baked up into an easy dessert! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Summer Jumble Fruit Crumble

    Are you ready to mix it up?  Summer Jumble Fruit Crumble combines all those bits and pieces of delicious ripe fruit you’ve got lying around into one fabulously easy dessert. If…

  • Back To School Breakfast Cookies ~ these cookies have everything but the kitchen sink in them! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Back to School Breakfast Cookies

    Breakfast Cookies are chocked full of fruits, nuts, seeds and oats.  There’s a little bit of sugar in there too, just for energy, of course…and yes, those are dark chocolate chips…what’s…

  • Whipped Yogurt ~ the new way to enjoy one of the healthiest foods on the planet! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make Whipped Yogurt

    Hold on to your hats folks, Whipped Yogurt is a thing, and it’s a really good thing!  Silky smooth and light as air — it’s either a healthier version of whipped…

  • Healthy Rainbow Popsicles

    How to Make Rainbow Popsicles

    Not your toddler’s Rainbow Popsicles — these healthy fresh fruit popsicles are made with exotic fruits like mango, dragon fruit, papaya, golden kiwi and black raspberry to tempt the most sophisticated…

  • Dinosaur Egg Popsicles | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Dinosaur Egg Popsicles

    Dinosaur Egg Popsicles — if you know what a Dinosaur Egg is you’re ahead of the game…pluots, apriums, and plumcots are some of the true treasures of summer! Pluots, apriums, and…

  • No Churn Dulce de Leche Ice Cream is incredibly silky, creamy, and delicious! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    No Churn Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

    No Churn Dulce de Leche Ice Cream is a discovery of epic proportions…not only is it no churn, meaning you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it, but it…

  • No Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Bars recipe | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    No Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

    No Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Bars are just delightful — with a graham cracker crust, a layer of fresh raspberry, a fluffy cheesecake filling, and a swath of dark chocolate on top…

  • RIPE PEACH POPSICLES taste just like biting into a fresh peach! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Ripe Peach Popsicles

    Ripe Peach Popsicles — the next best thing to sinking your teeth into a fresh picked peach…let the juice dribble down your chin!…

  • Cold Brew iced Mocha Popsicles | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Cold Brew Iced Mocha Pops

    Cold Brew Iced Mocha Pops — refreshingly bold cold brewed iced coffee popsicles with benefits (aka dark chocolate chips!) I’ve made lots of popsicles here on TVFGI, and I consider myself…

  • Blueberry Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Buttercream | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Blueberry Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Buttercream

    Blueberry Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Buttercream ~ this easy snack cake combines the best of summer into one delicious treat, and since blueberries, zucchini, and lemons are available all year…

  • No Churn Vanilla Bean Ice Cream is quick and easy and full of intense vanilla flavor! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    No Churn Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

    No Churn Vanilla Bean Ice Cream — this recipe is a game changer for anybody who craves homemade ice cream but lacks the special equipment.…

  • Sweet Cherry Almond Bars are the perfect way to celebrate cherry season! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Sweet Cherry Almond Bars

    Sweet Cherry Almond Bars are one of the many ways I’m celebrating #cherryseason this year—  my buttery almond shortbread crust shows off juicy fresh cherries to perfection. *This post is in…

  • Toasted Almond Milkshake | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Toasted Almond Milkshake

    This Toasted Almond Milkshake is the ultimate almond indulgence…if you loved the Good Humor man’s Toasted Almond ice cream bar you’re going to want to stick around for this… I’ve said…

  • Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake recipe | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

    My Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake is a quick and easy one bowl loaf cake recipe that showcases one of my favorite flavor combinations for spring and summer!…

  • Super Tangy Lime Bars are the perfectly refreshing, not - too - sweet treat! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    The Best Tangy Lime Bars

    Tangy Lime Bars are cooling, refreshing, and not too sweet,  — if you love easy lime desserts then you’re going to flip for these, they’re the perfect little capper for a…

  • Double Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie recipe | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Double Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

    Double Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie…if those words don’t send a little shiver down your spine then you might not be firing on all cylinders…just saying. A warm double chocolate chip cookie…

  • Ultra simple Guava Sorbet is a healthy way to end a meal, and so pretty! | theviewfromgreatisland

    Guava Sorbet

    Dessert doesn’t get any healthier or more refreshing than this tropical Guava Sorbet.  Make it in 20 minutes, using just ONE INGREDIENT! Guava is one of those fruits we don’t see…

  • Super tangy Hibiscus Lemon Bars

    Hibiscus Lemon Bars

    These Hibiscus Lemon Bars are insanely good — imagine a perfect lemon bar infused with the bright berry flavor of hibiscus.  Can you say vitamin C?…

  • Tart and light as air No Bake Rhubarb Dream Bars

    No Bake Rhubarb Dream Bars

    No Bake Rhubarb Dream Bars are light as air treats flushed with a hint of pink from the season’s first rhubarb.  This easy no bake dessert is always a hit, eat…

  • The Secret to The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie For One!

    The Perfect Cookie For One!

    OMG I must have made (and tasted) a dozen recipes before I discovered THE SECRET to The PERFECT Cookie for One — take advantage of all my ‘research’ and enjoy! Of…

  • Bruleed Tomatoes and 22 other foods you ddin't know could be torched!

    Tomatoes and 22 Other Foods to Brûlée

    Crème brûlée is one of my favorite desserts, but did you know you can ‘brûlée’ more than just custard?  Light up your kitchen torches friends — we’re going to caramelize all…

  • Bourbon Banana Bread | The View from Great Island

    Bourbon Banana Bread

    Plain old banana bread gets a makeover and, va-va-voom, Bourbon Banana Bread is in the house —  extra moist and definitely decadent, but still welcome at the breakfast table.…

  • No Bake Peanut Butter Pie Bars

    Peanut Butter Pie Bars

    These no bake Peanut Butter Pie Bars were a big hit in our house — and  when I tried to hide the last one from the rest of the family, I…

  • Beautifully rich and dense Chocolate Pound Cake

    Chocolate Pound Cake

    Everyone should have a rich Chocolate Pound Cake in their recipe file, preferably right up front — this dark chocolate loaf cake is topped with a creamy chocolate ganache.…

  • Light as air Lemon Crunch Bars are no-bake!

    Lemon Crunch Bars

    Lemon Crunch Bars are a no-bake dessert that harkens back to simpler days, and less complicated food — you probably already have everything on hand to make these tangy treats.…

  • Milk Chocolate Marbleized Bark

    Milk Chocolate Marbleized Bark

    Spring is around the corner and here at TVFGI even the chocolate is decked out in pretty pastels — my Milk Chocolate Marbleized Bark is special enough for any occasion, from…

  • Whiskey Glazed Brownies

    Whiskey Glazed Brownies

    Whiskey Glazed Brownies ~ because the only way to improve on a fabulously decadent frosted brownie is to add whiskey, of course! Some recipes are so self explanatory that it’s hard…

  • healthy and fun frozen yogurt snacks

    Healthy Frozen Yogurt Snacks

    It’s playtime meets snack time when you make fun and healthy frozen yogurt treats in shapes kids of all ages will love!…

  • Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme

    Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme is delicately infused with the essence of spring — if you can’t get citrus blossoms, try lilac,  jasmine, honeysuckle, or elderberry. Spring is around the corner…in…

  • Spot on Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookie Recipe

    Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookies

    Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookies — because nobody should have to miss out on America’s favorite cookie — and this copy cat Girl Scout Cookie is even better than the original!…

  • A recipe for a gorgeous swirled chocolate bark candy

    Marbleized Chocolate Bark

    Marbleized Chocolate Bark — this colorful homemade chocolate bark is kind of like finger painting in the kitchen, but you get something delicious to eat when it’s all done!…

  • Banana Chocolate Chip Blondies

    Banana Chocolate Chip Blondies

    January is one of my favorite blogging months — I don’t have to kowtow to any holidays, and I can let my appetite wander where it wants.  Today it wants Banana…

  • Easy swirled chocolate bark, two ways

    How To Make Swirled Chocolate Bark

    How to make swirled chocolate bark for an easy last minute holiday gift — the combinations are endless and the result is stunning!…

  • Easy Grand Marnier Truffle Recipe

    Grand Marnier Truffles

    If you do nothing else this holiday season, make yourself a batch of homemade Grand Marnier Truffles.  You won’t regret it.  Neither will your friends.…

  • Fresh, bright, and creamy cranberry curd

    Microwave Cranberry Curd

    Microwave Cranberry Curd ~ a quick and easy method for making a thick tangy microwave cranberry curd — slather this gorgeous spread on anything and everything! Anything that gets me from…

  • No Bake Vanilla Bean Cheesecake Squares with a deep dark chocolate cookie crust

    No Bake Vanilla Bean Cheesecake Bars

    No Bake Vanilla Bean Cheesecake Bars is an easy dessert recipe that pleases chocolate and vanilla lovers alike ~ the creamy layer of vanilla-flecked cheesecake over a deep dark chocolate crumb…

  • Reader’s Recipes: Orange Cream Chips

    Reader’s Recipes: Orange Cream Chips ~ the classic holiday combination of chocolate and orange shines in these simple drop cookies!…

  • Reader's Recipes: Swedish Sugar Cookies

    Reader’s Recipes: Swedish Sugar Cookies

    Reader’s Recipes: Swedish Sugar Cookies ~ these pretty Scandinavian sugar cookies are a deliciously simple cookie that you can decorate with your own homemade colored sugar!…

  • Bacon Brittle!

    Bacon Brittle

    Bacon Brittle ~ the super inventive treat that has everybody talking, and it’s made right in the microwave!  This easy homemade candy is like nothing you’ve ever tasted! I was playing…

  • Chocolate Crinkle holiday cookie recipe

    Reader’s Recipes: Chocolate Crinkles

    Reader’s Recipes: Chocolate Crinkles  ~ these chocolatey cookies are easy to make, not too sweet, and absolutely gorgeous (who can resist those crackles?)   They keep well and travel well, too,…

  • An easy and impressive molten chocolate dessert

    Patrón Incendio Molten Lava Cake

    Patrón Incendio Molten Lava Cake is a voluptuous dessert with the surprise kick of chocolate chile liqueur!  This dark chocolate dessert never fails to elicit oohs and aahs.…