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Creme Brulee Recipe Video

Tim Fonseca, Executive Pastry Chef at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, presents this amazing Creme Brulee Recipe. Creme Brulee Recipe – Steps. Cut vanilla bean in half and scrape. Warm 1/2 the heavy cream. […]

Warm Chocolate Cake Recipe Video

Tim Fonseca, Executive Pastry Chef at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, presents this amazing Warm Chocolate Cake recipe. Warm Chocolate Cake Recipe. Yield: 12 individual servings Warm Chocolate Cake – Ingredients. 2 cups chopped […]

Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe

Tim Fonseca, Executive Pastry Chef at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, has a Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe for just about every occasion. Q. Who invented chocolate covered strawberries? A. The first chocolate covered strawberries […]

Chocolate Cake Plating

Tim Fonseca, Executive Pastry Chef at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, demonstrates Dessert Plating with Chocolate Cake. “Desserts should turn heads in the dining room,” says Patty Mitchell, C.M.B., on the topic of dessert […]

Strawberry Cheesecake

I recently made this recipe from another recipe that I’d previously made. It was even better the second time around. It’s Abbey’s infamous Cheesecake recipe – plain, not Strawberry. The first time around, I tried […]

Boston Bakes Breast Cancer - Lucy and Tim Fonseca

Here’s an excerpt from a Boston Herald article on Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer is a sweet opportunity to contribute to the fight against a pernicious […]

Pastry Recipes

Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe

I recently made this recipe from another recipe that I’d previously made. It was even better the second time around. It’s Abbey’s infamous Cheesecake recipe – plain, not Strawberry. The first time around, I tried […]

Rice Pudding (Arroz Doce)

Lucy Fonseca is 92 years young and knows her Rice Pudding or Arroz Doce as it’s known in Portugal, where the Fonseca’s hail from. Rice Pudding or Arroz Doce is a universal dish that almost […]

Raspberry Revel (no bake)

Ingredients: 8 ounces of vanilla wafers 3/4 cup butter 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 pint frozen raspberries, thawed and drained 8 ounce container of whipped topping Directions: Grease a […]

Pineapple Hash Dessert (no bake)

Ingredients 1 small box instant vanilla pudding 1 medium can crushed pineapple 2-3 handfuls miniature marshmallows 1 can fruit cocktail 1 9-oz container of Cool Whip Directions: Mix together the pineapple (juice/syrup included) and pudding […]

Malasada (Fried Dough Recipe)

What a great recipe! A Malasada (or Malassada or Malasedes or Portuguese Filhos) is a fried Portuguese confection. Essentially a Malasada, in American speak, is a donut. This recipe for Malasada was first created by […]

Lemon Delight (no bake)

Ingredients: 2 3-ounces packages of Lemon Jello 1 20-ounce can crushed pineapple (in it’s own juices) 1 can lemon pie filling Directions: Make jello as directed in jello package instructions EXCEPT use 2 cups of […]

Cookies – Peanut Butter (no bake)

Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons of butter 1/4 cup cocoa 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup milk 1 Pinch of salt 1 Teaspoon of pure vanilla bean paste 1 Tablespoon of peanut butter 1 1/2 cups uncooked oatmeal […]

Cookies – Orange

Ingredients: Cookie Dough: 1/2 cup (or 1 stick) butter (or margarine) at room temperature 1/2 cup brown sugar, lightly packed 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 […]

Cookies – Coconut Pineapple

Ingredients: Cookie Dough: 1/2 cup (or 1 stick) butter (or margarine) at room temperature 1/2 cup brown sugar, lightly packed 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 […]

Cookies – Cereal (no bake)

Ingredients: 6 cups of krispy rice cereal 1 cup of peanut butter 1 cup of white sugar 1 cupt of white corn syrup Directions: No baking is necessary, but you do have to combine the […]

Chocolate Twinkie Dessert

Ingredients: 9 Twinkies 1 Large box of instant chocolate pudding 1 1/2 cups milk 4 cups softened vanilla ice cream 8 ounces cool whip 3 crushed Heath candy bars Directions: Slice Twinkies in half lengthwise […]

Chocolate Mint Dazzle (no bake)

Ingredients: 18 graham crackers 1/2 cup melted butter 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup softened butter 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar 3 eggs, slightly beaten 2 (1 ounce) squares chocolate, melted 1 1/2 cup cream 1 […]

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