Patriotic Berry Trifle

Patriotic Berry Trifle

Patriotic Berry Trifle Ingredients 1/4 cup plus 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1 premade angel food cake, cut into 1-inch slices 1 pound cream cheese, at room temperature 2 cups heavy cream, at room temperature 2 pints blueberries 2 pints strawberries, hulled and sliced Directions Heat 1/4 cup sugar, the lemon juice and […]

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes Ingredients For the shortcakes: 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons Dutch-process cocoa powder 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces 3 ounces milk chocolate, roughly chopped 2 large eggs 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Raw or turbinado sugar, […]

Classic Strawberry Shortcake

Classic Strawberry Shortcake

Classic Strawberry Shortcake A good way to celebrate strawberry season. The texture of this not-too-sweet biscuit is light and fluffy inside and crisp outside. If you like ginger, you can make a variation of this biscuit by adding 2 tablespoons chopped crystalized ginger and 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger into the biscuit dough before baking Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour […]

Crunchy Lemonade Drumsticks

Crunchy Lemonade Drumsticks

Crunchy Lemonade Drumsticks Ingredients 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar 1/3 cup buttermilk 12 skin-on chicken drumsticks (3 1/2 to 4 1/4 pounds) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme Pinch of cayenne pepper 1/4 cup mayonnaise Olive-oil cooking spray […]

Bobby’s Ricotta Cheesecake

Bobby’s Ricotta Cheesecake

Bobby’s Ricotta Cheesecake Ingredients 8 large graham crackers (3 1/2 ounces) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 8 ounces Neufchatel cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg Cocoa powder, for dusting 2 cups sliced strawberries, sprinkled with 1 teaspoon sugar Directions   Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. For […]

Cherry Cheesecake Shooters

Cherry Cheesecake Shooters

Cherry Cheesecake Shooters Ingredients 12 graham cracker rectangles  One 8-ounce package cream cheese  1 can sweetened condensed milk  1 can cherry pie filling  2 tablespoons flaked almonds, chopped Directions   Special equipment: zip lock bag, rolling pin, small wine glasses, pastry bag Put the graham crackers into a resealable bag and bash with a rolling pin into fine crumbs. Spoon […]

Cherry Cannoli Pie

Cherry Cannoli Pie

Cherry Cannoli Pie Total: 1 hr 25 min Prep: 15 min Inactive: 1 hr Cook: 10 min Yield:1 pie Level:Easy Directions Spread 3 ounces melted chocolate in a 9-inch graham cracker crust; chill until set. Cook 12 ounces pitted cherries with 3 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla in a skillet over medium heat until tender, 5 […]