Homemade peach ice cream makes an ideal dessert for a hot Labor Day event. And even after the last summer holiday is over and folks are eager for fall to arrive, summer doesn’t officially end this year in the Northern Hemisphere until September 23rd. That leaves plenty of hot days to enjoy your favorite homemade ice cream. Ice Cream-Good for Every Season …and the homemade kind is the best!   Fresh or Frozen Peaches There’s nothing like making homemade ice cream with fresh summer peaches. But even when it’s not peach season, there’s no reason you can’t have peach ice cream. Fresh peaches are theRead More →

Make a Banana Pudding Ice Cream Treat Homemade banana pudding ice cream is easy to make in an electric ice cream freezer. Serve it to guests, or freeze it for later. The banana pudding ice cream recipe I’ll be sharing with you is one of my favorite ice cream freezer recipes because of three reasons. It is so simple to prepare, my family likes it, and it reminds me of eating banana pudding.Read More →

baking with natural sugars

Bake gluten-free mini banana Bundt cakes, and serve them to your guests.  Mini Bundt Cake Treats Looking for a gluten-free dessert and like bananas? Ice these Mini Banana Cakes with homemade frosting. Serve them to your family as an after-dinner treat, to guests, or give them as gifts to relatives or neighbors. Want them all to yourself? Eat one or two, and freeze the rest.Read More →

Natural-Sugar Baking with KSH Bake zucchini bread with a taste of apples the natural-sugar way. No white sugar or flour in this recipe! Got little children who love snacks? You’ll thank yourself for baking them nutritious treats without sending them on sugar highs.   Baking in the KSH (Kitchen Southern Hospitality) cottage has turned into a natural-sugar 2019 journey. There’s a story behind that. Read more about it in the Seven Winter Foods & Banana Bread post. It’s amazing how easily you can become acclimated to desserts not made with white sugar. Does Sugar Affect Children’s Behavior? Grandmother to adorable littles, I love to bakeRead More →

Baking Fun Recipes for Grandchildren is Love Baking for grandchildren shows your love for them, and this Everything Mini Bundt Cake is the cutest little cake ever. Made with chunks of yummy ingredients, it is such a fun treat for kids and adults alike. Everything Mini Bundt cakes remind me of fruitcakes because they are full of chunkiness. The difference between the two is in the choice of ingredients. Both have nuts and raisins, Everything Minis, however, don’t have any other fruit whereas fruitcakes are loaded with fruit.Read More →

Baking with Natural Sugars Like brownies, these banana bars can be addicting – and they are made with honey and whole grain flour. Nutritious. Great snack for kids (no white sugar in these baked goodies to get them all hyped up on). Take your children or grandchildren out for donuts one morning, and watch how quickly the sugar takes effect. No wonder some moms refuse to give their children any sugary foods or snacks. They act about like adults who are addicted to coffee when they don’t have any caffeine for a day or two. Irritable. Snappy. Whiny. Bake with Honey The Honey-baked Banana BarsRead More →

What is a haystack? Look the word up on the Internet and find multiple definitions: an app, digital business cards, piles of dried and cut grass stored for grazing animals. That’s not all. Do an online search for food haystacks, and you’ll come up with a zillion types of haystacks such as: a starchy food dish Butterscotch Haystacks vegetarian haystacks a haystack dessert Frito Haystack Amish Haystack Hawaiian Haystack Cherry Chocolate Haystacks Adventist Haystacks Mexican Haystacks Mennonite Haystacks Peanut Butter Haystacks Three Haystack Recipe Ideas This post contains affiliate links which means if you click on them and make a purchase, I make a commission. ThisRead More →

A Light Peach Cobbler Treat Feel like eating something sweet but can’t have the sugar? Try out this Southern-Style Peach Cobbler light dessert made in a slow cooker. Pattycakespantry.com published Canned Fruit Cobbler this month, and it is a fantastic recipe. I’ve actually been craving peach cobbler for weeks, so I enjoyed every bite of Patty Cakes’ cobbler. Lighter Version of Canned Fruit Cobbler I decided to make Patty Cakes’ recipe but with a variation. Southern-Style Light Peach Cobbler is a lighter version and cooked in the slow cooker. The texture is a little different, and it isn’t as sweet as the Canned Fruit Cobbler. ButRead More →