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Sweet Endings October 1, 2010

Ah, dessert.  It can make the meal!  Here are a few of our suggestions.
“Retro” favorites are in style now, as in the 60’s (think “Mad Men”) and are noted below.

Rum-Sauteed Bananas over Vanilla Ice Cream, with Homemade Caramel Sauce and Toasted Pecans: absolutely decadent, totally delicious!
Berry Crunch Cheesecake
– New York-style cheesecake with a berry topping and delicious pecan-crunch, plus and a shortbread cookie crust – great for a different springtime dessert!
Apple-Cranberry-Raspberry Crisp with whipped cream
Le Bombe aux Trois Chocolates, with whipped cream
:  This Julia Child favorite is a spectacular end to an elegant party, and serves 10-14.  72 hour minimum order.
The Los Gatos Gateau, with whipped cream: Julia’s favorite birthday cake, made with layers of hazelnut dacquoise, apricot-almond puree, amaretto buttercream, and lots of love.  72 hour minimum order.
Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie
Mousse au Chocolat
Classic Greek Baklava
with layers of filo, walnuts, and honey
Pavlova with berries and whipped cream
Carrot Cake
with pineapple, currants, walnuts, coconut, and cream cheese frosting
Trifle with Berries
Trifle with Chocolate
Black Bottom Pie

Pistachio-Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake
(retro):  Yes, it’s green!  It’s also absolutely delicious with a fabulous whipped cream pistachio frosting!
Suzy’s Apple Bundt Cake with Bacardi Rum Glaze: perfect for fall, for dinner or a coffee klatsch.
Aunt Freda’s Chocolate Chip Cookies:  a treasured family recipe, absolutely the best!
White Chocolate-Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies
Raspberry Oatmeal Bars
Seven Layer Bars
(retro)
Abby’s Sour Cream Coconut Cupcakes
Abby’s Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Toasted Coconut Sour Cream Frosting
Abby’s Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Creamy Chocolate Frosting
Chocolate Fondue
with berries, cakes, and other surprises for dipping
Apple Pie with Crumb Topping
Fruits of the Forest Pie
Oscar’s Favorite Yellow Cake with Dark Chocolate Frosting
Zucchini-Cinnamon Brownies
Laurie’s Dark Chocolate Brownies
John’s Amazing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Peanut Butter Blossoms
Victorian Applesauce Cake
“Blitz” Torte
(retro)
Boiled Cake
(retro)
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Please note: Most desserts can be made with sugar substitute.  Just ask!
And of course…if you have something else in mind that you don’t see listed – let’s talk!

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