Category Archives: Other Desserts

Mini Orange Bundt Cakes

Mini bundt cakes are fun to make—they’re really easy and they look so fancy! They make a special little treat for birthdays, tea time, or just any time you want a yummy dessert. These Mini Orange Bundt Cakes are really good, and full of orange flavor. They’re made with orange zest, orange extract, and orange juice, so no wonder they taste so good!

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Mint Chip Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream is the best, and you don’t even need an ice cream maker to make it! You’d be surprised how easy it is! This recipe for Mint Chip Ice Cream is from a book called No-Churn Ice Cream, which I reviewed a few years ago. I’m a big fan of mint chocolate chip Ice cream, so of course I chose to make that flavor on my first try at making it homemade!

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Root Beer Float

Even though this Root Bear Float isn’t red, white, and blue, it’s still a very all-American treat! If you haven’t ever made one, you need to make a Root Beer Float at least once during the summer! It’s such a wonderful cool and creamy, foamy and fizzy dessert! I drank plenty of Root Beer Floats when I was a kid, so it was fun to enjoy one again recently. I made my float in a vintage glass I found at a flea market and felt like I was right in a soda shop! 🙂 You can chill your glasses in the fridge beforehand if you want them to be extra cool.

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Fresh Mango Smoothie

Summer is a great time to enjoy mangos—they just seem like a summery fruit to me. And I tend to make smoothies more in the summer too, so that’s how I came to make this Fresh Mango Smoothie. I usually use plain or vanilla Greek yogurt in my smoothies and I like sweetening them with honey. For this smoothie, I added in a little ground flaxseed for extra fiber. It’s so thick and creamy! And just the thing when you want something that tastes dessert-like but is also good for you!

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Whole Wheat Chocolate Banana Bread

When you have some extra ripe bananas and are craving something that’s chocolate and a little on the healthy side, this is a great recipe to try! This Whole Wheat Chocolate Banana Bread has lots of chocolate flavor! Baked up with buttermilk, Greek yogurt, and light olive oil, it’s a dense, moist loaf of chocolate goodness that’s sweetened with mini semi-sweet chocolate chips, brown sugar and honey.

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