Tags: almond

Chocolate Pear Hazelnut Tart

August 18th, 2014
  IngredientsCrust1 1/4 cups flour1/3 cup ground hazelnuts1/4 cup packed brown sugar1/2 cup cold butter3-6 tbsp cold waterFilling4 eggs, separated1 1/3 cups ground hazelnuts1/2 cup butter1/2 cup packed brown sugar2 tbs… more »

Hearty Whole Wheat and Nut Bread

December 26th, 2013
  Ingredients3 cups whole wheat flour2 tbsp sugar1 tbsp salt4 1/2 tsp yeast2 tbsp wheat gluten2 tbsp milled flax seed2 tbsp sesame seeds1/2 cup ground almonds1/2 cup chopped pecans1/3 cup sliced almonds1/2 cup chopped walnuts1… more »

Chocolate Almond Silk Pie

December 23rd, 2013
  IngredientsCrust1 1/3 cup flour1/2 cup butter, softened6 tbsp ground almonds4 tbsp confectioners' sugar1/4 tsp vanilla extractFilling1 1/2 cup sugar6 eggs6 oz. unsweetened chocolate, chopped1/4 tsp almond extract1 cu… more »

Pepper Popper Fingers

October 31st, 2013
  Ingredients12 jalapeno peppers1/2 lb. colby cheese, shredded1/4 tsp chili powder1/4 tsp garlic powder1/2 cup Italian flavor Panko bread crumbsKetchup1/4 cup sliced almonds DirectionsCut the stems from the peppers.  Cut in half… more »

Watermelon Salad

July 26th, 2012
Ingredients8 cups cubed seedless watermelon1/2 large red onion, sliced1 cup slivered almonds, lightly toasted2 oz. arugula1/3 cup balsamic vinegar3 tbsp oil1 cup crumbled bleu cheese Directions   more »

Seasoned Dinner Rolls

March 1st, 2012
  IngredientsRolls4 1/2 - 5 cups flour1/4 cup sugar2 1/4 tsp yeast1 1/4 tsp salt1 cup milk1/2 cup water2 tsp butter2 eggsTopping1 egg, lightly beaten2 tbsp chopped sliced almonds1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp basil1/2 tsp o… more »

Anise & Almond Biscotti

December 26th, 2011
  Ingredients1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup sugar2 eggs2 tsp anise extract2 1/2 cups flour1 1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt1 1/2 cups sliced almondsMelted confectionary coating, for dipping Directions   more »

Almond Torte

December 19th, 2011
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Cannoli Cake

July 25th, 2011
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Nanaimo Bars

April 25th, 2011
Nanaimo bars are one of Canada's contributions to baking.  There's some controversy about the origin and the original recipe.  Nonetheless, you can try this tasty version.  I flavored it with spearmint, but you could use any flavor you like or have plain… more »

Almond Cheesecake

April 14th, 2011
If you don't love this cheesecake then you may not be human.  It's the richest cheesecake I've ever baked. Ingredients Directions more »

Two-Layer Gianduja

April 11th, 2011
  IngredientsLight Layer310g almonds, toasted190g confectioners sugar, divided155g white chocolate, tempered155g milk chocolate, temperedDark Layer310g hazelnuts, toasted230g confectioners sugar, divided310g dark chocolate,… more »


September 20th, 2010
This is a traditional Finnish sweet bread.  The cardamom gives it a unique taste, topped off with a coating of  egg, sugar, and almonds. IngredientsBread1 cup warm fat-free milk (70° to 80°)1/4 cup butter, softened2 eggs, lightly beaten3… more »

Apple Cheese Torte

June 12th, 2010
I made this for a company pot-luck/cooking competition.  It's a great combination of a lot of flavors -- guaranteed to leave everyone wanting more (there's a blue ribbon to prove it!).   Ingredients:Crust1 cup butter2/3 cup sugar1/2 tsp v… more »