Sweets & Treats

Devil's Food Salted Caramel Cupcakes - Food Gypsy

Devil’s Food Salted Caramel Cupcakes

April 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

The Devil's Food Salted Caramel Cupcakes we whipped up a week ago for a certain three year old's birthday. So good we had offers of indentured servitude in exchange for more, here's the recipe!...

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Granola Breakfast Cookies - Food Gypsy

Granola Breakfast Cookies

March 28, 2012 | 7 Comments

Cookies for breakfast? Relax Mom, they're vegan, wheat-free, low sugar, low fat, Granola Breakfast Cookies. But nobody needs to know they're healthy!...

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Chocolate Orange Chiffon Cake - Food Gypsy

Chocolate Orange Chiffon Cake

February 17, 2012 | 7 Comments

An overwhelming desire for the taste of orange and chocolate lead me down the slippery slope of recipe development creating a deep, dark and delicious Chocolate Orange Chiffon Cake that thrilled neighbors and crushed that...

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A little something interesting for Valentine's Day with our Up Your Skirt Dessert; a reconstructed creme brulee, strawberry carpaccio, a dash of chocolate and a pair of edible gams. What? You were expecting...

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Creme Brulee, sharing - Food Gypsy

Crème Brûlée – Dessert to Share

February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Literally translated, Crème Brûlée means Burnt Cream, but the way the French say it is much more romantic. A rich, creamy vanilla custard topped with a layer of hard caramel, that is literally, scorched...

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Black Rice Pudding Thai Style - Food Gypsy

Black Rice Pudding Thai Style

January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

In Thailand Black Rice Pudding is often served for breakfast, afternoon tea and dessert. A rice and coconut custard, baked in the oven and served plain or with coconut ice cream, it's nutty, smooth...

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Chocolate Espresso Truffle Cake - Food Gypsy

Chocolate Espresso Truffle Cake

December 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Smooth, dark and super rich, this Chocolate Espresso Truffle Cake is a slab of pure chocolate heaven. It's also flourless so there's no pesky carbohydrates, and it's gluten free. Just a few simple ingredients...

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Asian Gingerbread Pear Cake - Food Gypsy

Asian Gingerbread Pear Cake

December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Two recipes adapt in dramatic contrast to create a new personal best. A far east twist on a holiday favorite, Asian Gingerbread Pear Cake is slightly sweet, moist and intense with the bright addition...

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Candied Yams - Food Gypsy

Candied Yams, An Unlikely Dessert

December 9, 2011 | 1 Comments

To be more precise: candied yams, dates & walnuts with yogurt & brandied figs.   A happy accident that became dessert and is now a winter favourite. Throughout my 20’s and 30’s I hosted an Orphan’s Dinner on both...

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Lemon White Chocolate Cranberry Scone - Food Gypsy

Lemon White Chocolate Cranberry Scones

November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

This time of year I love a warm scone, fresh from the oven. Perfect with a nice hot cup of tea on a late fall day. Lemon scones are among my favorites; adding cranberry...

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Chipolte Chocolate Souffle - Food Gypsy

Chipotle Chocolate Soufflé

November 4, 2011 | 6 Comments

The Chef in my life, was my first soufflé. He makes it look so easy. So we're tasking Food Gypsy Technical Advisor, Chef Benoit Gelinotte, to give us his best tips so...

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Caramel Mars Bar Cookies - Food Gypsy

Caramel Mars Bar Cookies

October 31, 2011 | 2 Comments

If you’re going to commandeer Halloween candy, there should be some kind of plan for later usage that the whole family can enjoy. Like making cookies! Caramel Mars Bar Cookies are popular with...

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