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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 

Easy and Delicious Berry Sauce

Easy and Delicious Berry Sauce

Homemade berry sauce whether it is made from all strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or a combination like I did here, is the easiest and tastiest way to dress up so many things. From pancakes to ice cream or any dessert needing a topping, this sauce is 

Easy Mini Cheesecake Bites

Easy Mini Cheesecake Bites

These easy mini cheesecake bites are going to be your new best friend once you give them a try. Good old fashioned cheesecake doesn’t get the credit it deserves and I’m here to change that with these mini cheesecakes! Normally baking a full cheesecake can 

Grapefruit Lemon and Basil Popsicles

Grapefruit Lemon and Basil Popsicles

Grapefruit and basil popsicles are one of my favorite homemade popsicles that I make. I really love any combination of basil and citrus and maybe that is why I love these popsicles so much. The sweet basil flavor is present in each lick of the 

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