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Chocolate Cake in the Pan with Fudge Frosting – 50% Less Sugar

Seems I’m always trying to find a way to make desserts with no – or at least less -sugar. The latest in my search was to make an old favorite, Cake in the Pan using Splenda® for half of the sugar called for in the recipe (cake and fudge frosting).   This treat is a […]

Delicious – New Cookie!

OK, said I’d let you know if I found a better way to make a cookie from the sugar free cake mix (yellow) – and I did. Have to preface this by saying the cookie I made was based on the Jam Stick cookie recipe – David’s favorite – so I could hardly miss.   […]

Ginger Thins Ice Cream Sandwich +

  Today was the perfect example of why ‘I don’t like to make plans’.  In spite of the fact that we knew it would be raining – and cold, did have plans to have a nice breakfast of fresh, hot doughnuts and coffee.  This is a rare treat for us since David is diabetic. We […]

Favorite Dessert Recipes . . . Old & New

About this time every year start  sorting  through my dessert recipes to see which ones we want to have. With David being diabetic, I splurge and make a couple of regular desserts for us to enjoy on Thanksgiving and Christmas . . . but one dish I always stick to is the sugar free Cranberry […]

Ranger Cookies & Pests

This last week seems to have been the invasion of the ‘pests’ – some more undesirable than others.   First surprise was when I found a discarded snake skin in one of the bushes in the front yard. It was intertwined in the branches . . . would guess to help in the shedding process?  […]