Other Desserts

Burnt Caramel Apples


Burnt Caramel Apples are about to become your new favorite treat. Let me set the scene: cool, crisp apples dipped in the deepest, soft caramel. You will not go to battle with this caramel, it will not pull out a tooth and you won’t have to struggle with it sticking to your teeth. Soft, rich, cool, crisp. Are you sold…

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A bunch of meringues with blood orange curd

Perfect French Meringues


Meringues have a reputation for being fussy, but trust me, with a solid recipe along with some tips and technique you will be cranking out this foolproof dessert like it ‘aint no thing. I partnered with C&H® Sugar to share allllll of my favorite tips for making perfect French meringues Every. Single. Time. WHY YOU SHOULD MAKE THESE BLOOD ORANGE…

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Chocolate Orange Meringues | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Chocolate Orange Meringue Cookies


Let me reintroduce you to one of the oldest recipes on the blog: these petite Chocolate Orange Meringue Cookies. These are crispy on the exterior and melt-in-your-mouth on the interior with just the perfect amount of chocolate to satisfy any cravings you might be plagued with at the moment. I also love the little hit of citrus you get from…

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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cups | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cups


Up next for 12 Days of Treats are these Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cups! Yep, just like a peanut butter cup but filled with the most dreamy peppermint cream. Think like an Oreo or, even better, like Trader Joe’s Candy Cane Joe-Joe’s. I have eaten more Candy Cane Joe-Joe’s than I’ll ever admit. Ever. Believe it or not, you can have…

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Burnt Sugar Muscovado Truffles | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Burnt Sugar Muscovado Truffles


Burnt Sugar Muscovado Truffles are up next in our 12 Days of Sweet Treats and they are such the perfect, ultimate sweet treat to my always modest palate. We whip up some burnt sugar which is so easy (1 ingredient) and takes little effort. It’s so easy we’re sipping champagne as we do this, because it’s the holidays and we’re…

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Crème Fraîche Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe | Displaced Housewife

Top Ten Recipes 2018


This is always one of the funnest posts to do every year. Can I say funnest? I love to see what everyone’s favorite DisplacedHousewife recipes are. And this year it’s lots of cookies, muffins, raspberries and chocolate: there’s a reason we’ve found each other. I’ve already started working on recipes for the New Year. I’m excited to have more free…

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Almond Scented Meringues With Roasted Rhubarb + Berries


On My Mind Guyyysssss!!! I turned my manuscript in!!!! So excited. So now we move onto editing and photographing everything. The manuscript is in my editor’s hands now but as I’m baking everything for photos this month I already see lots of edits and I have a sneaking suspicion that that never ends. Photos are fun…it’s really hard for me…

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A split scone with whipped cream and fresh strawberries

Strawberry Scones With Fresh Whipped Orange Blossom Cream


Sunday morning I carried my breakfast (Olive oil-fried egg on sourdough toast with tomatoes + balsamic. Try it. You’ll love it.) and latte to the backyard. Still in my pajamas I sat on an old, battered, sun-bleached adirondack and just ate and sipped. There was no rushing. No half-eaten bagels. No missing homework. Gavin was laying on the couch building…

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Cranberry Pecan Baked Apples


We’re not making baked apples nearly as often as we should. I know this. For a fact. It’s just not a go-to dessert and I’d like to change that. First, because it is next-level deliciousness. Second, because it’s one of the easiest desserts you’ll ever make. I’m proposing these cranberry pecan baked apples as a sweet treat to get us through until…

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Candy Cane Ice Cream + Chocolate Pudding Cakes


candy cane ice cream + chocolate pudding cakes { holiday dessert } This is one of my all-time favorite desserts. These chocolate pudding cakes are the base for any amazing dessert at any time of the year, but they pair especially well with this candy cane ice cream. This ice cream base recipe is a merger between the Barefoot Contessa’s and…

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Whiskey Sorbet + Dark Chocolate Pudding Cakes


This is a frisky marrying of a very new and very old recipe. This first one is adapted from the NY Times Dark Chocolate Mint Sorbet recipe. This sorbet is so dang easy to make I can hardly stand it. Zero cream. Nada eggs. Which makes me feel like I’m practically juicing it’s so healthy. I’m digging booze-cooking this week, so I wanted to…

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