Orange Chocolate Curl Ice Cream

This Dove silky smooth milk chocolate candy bar is the basis for the chocolate curls in the ice cream. This pile of chocolate curls is ready to go into the ice cream base. Use a rubber spatula to incorporate the extract and chocolate curls into the sweetened condensed milk. The ice cream mixture becomes very […]

Spooky Halloween Oreo Pudding Cookies

One of the things I love about Autumn are the variety of specialty snacks and baking goods that appear. On my last trip to Target, I couldn’t resist purchasing the orange creme centered Halloween Oreos and the Nestle Toll House semi-sweet chocolate and orange colored morsels. So what to do with these delicious and eye-pleasing […]

Mandarin Orange Cake with Pineapple Fluffy Frosting

You may have seen mandarin orange cakes made with yellow cake mix before, but I made this one with an orange cake mix. I kept things light by using two egg whites in place of an egg, and applesauce in lieu of oil or butter. This mandarin orange cake was the featured dessert at my […]

Orange Cake with Sweetened Whipped Cream

  My orange cake is a play on my white chocolate clementine cake, which I made a couple of years ago. This time I did not have the patience to squeeze a ton of juice out of teeny tiny clementines, so I substituted freshly squeeze navel oranges. I also added an extra half cup of […]

“Philly” Orange Creme Sugar Cookies

  One of my favorite Christmas cookies is my grandmother’s “philly” sugar cookies. Yes, I do realize it is long past Christmas, but that doesn’t mean I can’t play around with a recipe, right? So here we are…”philly” sugar cookies flavored with a Duncan Hines Frosting Creations ‘orange creme’ packet. As if these cookies didn’t […]

Clementine Cake with White Chocolate Vanilla Bean Fudge Frosting

Clementine Cake with White Chocolate Vanilla Bean Fudge Frosting Beating the egg mixture for 7 minutes leaves with a thick, fluffy consistency. The cake batter before being baked The cake is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. The boiled fudge frosting will take about an hour to set up completely. […]

Amped Up White Chocolate Creamsicle Pudding Cookies

Amped Up White Chocolate Creamsicle Cookies       You may be wondering why I call these cookies “amped up.” Well,  the addition of FRESHLY grated orange zest and TWO bags of white chocolate chips make them no ordinary cookie. They have an intense citrus flavor with a loud backdrop of vanilla bean and white […]

White Chocolate Creamsicle Pudding Cookies

White Chocolate Creamsicle Cookies One of my favorite ice cram treats as a child were those orange creamsicle bars. Several months ago I tried to bring that taste to a cake in my white chocolate clementine cake. This time I wanted to replicate the taste in a cookie. Using my mom’s pudding chip cookies as inspiration, I substituted […]

White Chocolate Clementine Cake

White Chocolate Clementine Cake      Do you remember those creamsicle ice cream bars we had as children? I was thinking about those the other day, and wondering if I could make a cake reminiscent of one. I didn’t have any oranges in the house, only a big bag of clementines. (FYI: A clementine is […]