Articles Categorized in: Desserts

Perfect Carrot Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting

Perfect Carrot Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting

The classic and magical combination that always works: carrot muffins with cream cheese frosting.     Today I bring you the moistest and yummiest carrot muffins in all the net — big statement? I promise you that you wouldn’t be able to eat only one no matter how much self-control you think you have — I’m not fooling myself, I would eat three at least. I couldn’t contain myself not even because I had to take some pictures for you...
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Husband-Catcher Recipe (coconut cake)

Husband-Catcher Recipe (coconut cake)

Definitely, a husband-catcher —atrapamarido— is a particular name for a coconut cake. But this scrumptious cake has some hidden properties — not only to get you a spouse — but it is capable to get the WOW factor to a dinner with family and friends.     This dessert is definitely the cherry at the top for my dinners. About a week ago I made a small meal for my family because one of my aunts is here visiting Portugal,...
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Venezuelan Quesillo (pudding)

Venezuelan Quesillo (pudding)

Those Venezuelan readers out there know that a truly Venezuelan quesillo is the most requested food in any birthday party (after tequeños). It is one of the most famous Venezuelan desserts.     For the rest of the people that aren’t as familiar with this dessert, you need to know a couple of things about it: Firstly: It is not exactly a pudding. Sorry if the title is kind of misleading. It looks similar to a pudding but the texture...
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Foolproof Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Foolproof Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This pineapple upside down cake recipe has been in my family for a long time. It is one of our favorite cakes to eat at the family weekend reunion with a big cup of coffee —Latinoamericanos, you know?     The main difference between this pineapple upside down cake and the rest of the zillion of recipes out there is the quality of the sponge cake. It is moist yet spongy. Usually, pineapple upside down cakes are kind of compact...
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The Easiest Peach Strudel

The Easiest Peach Strudel

Layers of crispy puff pastry and a spiced peach filling.  This is the easiest peach strudel that you are going to find.   This is one of those recipes that it was almost a flop but in the end, it turned out really delicious. My first intention was to make a peach cobbler in an easy way using some ready-made pie crust. The only little problem is that I bought puff pastry by mistake. Yeaap, clumsy me. The worst is...
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Honey and Cinnamon Cookies

Honey and Cinnamon Cookies

It’s official… Christmas is here. And with the arrival of the season, cookies and hot chocolate are the stars of my winter craving. These honey and cinnamon cookies are one of the few crispy cookies that have caught my attention.     If you have a long time following The Cookware Geek, you will know that I cannot live without chewy cookies. But once in a blue moon, I want a change in my cookies and this recipe is a...
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Venezuelan Tres Leches Cake

Venezuelan Tres Leches Cake

A truly Venezuelan tres leches cake is something that changes your life. I’m not even exaggerating with this. To say that this spongy cake sogged in the most delicious milk cream is “good” is a major understatement.     You can tell that I’m beyond excited to show you this family recipe. My mom is well-known for her tres leches. It’s something that defines her. My friends always wanted to come to my home the day my mom was making...
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Venezuelan Rice Pudding “Arroz con Leche”

Venezuelan Rice Pudding “Arroz con Leche”

Rice pudding is a classic South American dessert that has its origins in Spain and came to us from the colony time. But every country has it owns version of this classic. Today, I’ll show you a truly Venezuelan rice pudding.     For me, food is way much more than a pretty picture an a brief moment of tasting yummy stuff. For me, food is a story of love. Really, love? — that sound like a cheesy soap opera...
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The Fudgiest Brownies Ever (Fudgy Brownies)

The Fudgiest Brownies Ever (Fudgy Brownies)

This is my Eureka moment. I’m just celebrating that I can get a full batch of fudgy brownies just as I love: extra chewy and gooey. The best fudgy brownies ever! (Not even exaggerating) Of course, I’ve made brownies before but none of them can be compared with these extra chocolatey brownies. These are special for me. Why? Do I have to explain? Just look at those pictures and tell me that you don’t want to lick the screen.  ...
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The Easiest Chewy Butter Cookies

The Easiest Chewy Butter Cookies

The vast majority of people usually enjoy a sweet and simple butter cookie (sugar cookie). However, not everyone likes cookies the same way. There’s generally a big split: those who like them crunchy and those who love them chewy. You could divide the world into these two kinds of people. I’m 100% team chewy. For me, a good cookie must be soft to be enjoyable.  But there is the dark side of people that like to feel pain in their...
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