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Pina Colada Cake

This recipe is perfect for a lite and cool summer dessert! What’s great about it is that you can make the cake the day before and add  the toppings later. Perfect for your Fourth...

Bolacha maria parfait

Bolacha Maria Cookie Parfait

  This easy recipe requires not baking and makes an elegant dessert. Bolo de Bolacha Maria is traditionally made with butter, or sweetened condensed milk, but my version uses home made pastry cream which...

Portuguese Biscuit Cookies

Portuguese Biscuit Cookies

Recipe and photo credit: www.facebook.com/deliciasdaestrela This recipe for simple biscuit cookies is one of my favorites. They’re perfect for breakfast or a snack any time of the day. I’ve posted the recipe in both...

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All Natural Fresh Strawberry Pie

Fresh Strawberry Pie Ingredients: 9 inch pie crust (recipe below) 1 quart fresh strawberries 1  cup sugar 3 tablespoons corn starch 3/4 cup water whipped cream Shortbread pie crust: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened...