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Tag: Italian Desserts

Ricotta Cake- Italian Ciambella Cake

Ricotta Cake- Italian Ciambella Cake

My Ricotta cake- Italian ciambella cake is an Italian ricotta cake baked in a special ring mold. Ciambella means donut in Italian and this baking mold makes this beautiful shape that Italians love to use when baking their cakes. There are many different ciambella cakes 

Rustic Italian Apple Cake

Rustic Italian Apple Cake

Italian apple cake is a very easy a delicious Fall dessert that anyone can make. This apple cake is a rustic cake and not fussy at all. A perfect cake to make for beginners or advanced bakers. Apple cakes that we are familiar with usually 

Honey Yogurt Cake – Ciambella Yogurt Cake

Honey Yogurt Cake – Ciambella Yogurt Cake

Ciambella yogurt cake is an Italian cake that is shaped as a ring or donut shape (Ciambella in Italian) and is often served for breakfast in Italy. I love making these cakes because they are really simple, rustic and they make a lightly sweet breakfast 

Apple Dumplings

Apple Dumplings

Traditional Apple Dumplings are an easy and delicious dessert that anyone can make with just a few simple ingredients! The only real work involved is peeling and coring your apples and the rest is just assembly. This is a great dessert to have on hand 

The Perfect Easy Tiramisu

The Perfect Easy Tiramisu

Tiramisu is the perfect no bake Italian dessert. It may seem complicated but it is only a matter of mixing ingredients together and assembling layers! It is the perfect dessert for entertaining with since it tastes better made in advance (this dessert can be made 

Italian Plum Tart

Italian Plum Tart

Italian plum tarts are a delicious and easy way to make a dessert with plums.  The filling for the tart is very easy and is made of eggs, cream and sugar, no fancy techniques to fuss with.  The crust of the tart can be made 

Italian Berry Cake with Mascarpone Cream

Italian Berry Cake with Mascarpone Cream

This Italian Berry cake with Mascarpone is a light and delicious layer cake that is so easy to make. This cake is perfect for the non-baker because it does not require any special cake decorating skills to pull off a beautiful presentation. It is almost 

Basil Olive Oil Cake with Sweet Whipped Cream

Basil Olive Oil Cake with Sweet Whipped Cream

Basil olive oil cake is an amazing fresh twist on the classic Italian olive oil cake.  The sweet basil lends a beautiful aromatic flavor to the cake without overpowering it.  The olive oil makes this cake rich but not overly heavy. It is really easy