Stranded Foodie Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

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Tomorrow, I’m heading over to my sister-in-laws house for the Fourth of July celebration. Since there will be a good size group of us, I was thinking of making some festive cupcakes for our dessert. And, who doesn’t like a fluffy cupcake slathered with some delectable frosting? Because it will be the Fourth, I need to make something with red, Continue reading Stranded Foodie Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Stranded Foodie Fresh Berry Tart with Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream Recipe

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For me, it doesn’t get much better than a dessert that’s made with fresh seasonal fruit. Especially berries. I just can’t seem to get enough of those little gems. Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, you name it… they are all fantastic to me! And they are the perfect choice to adorn a Continue reading Stranded Foodie Fresh Berry Tart with Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream Recipe

Mascarpone Filled Chocolate Sandwich Cookie Recipe with Stranded Foodie “Real Chocolate Sprinkles”

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These gourmet “Oreo” cookies are so sinfully rich and chocolaty. Not to mention, incredibly addictive! This combination doesn’t get any better…  a perfectly sweetened mascarpone filling that is sandwiched between the two decadent chocolate shortbread cookies. And, you Continue reading Mascarpone Filled Chocolate Sandwich Cookie Recipe with Stranded Foodie “Real Chocolate Sprinkles”

Stranded Foodie Lemonade and Berry Popsicle Recipe

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The temperature is heating up and I’m craving some ice cold fruity popsicles. Since the 4th of July is next week, I thought I’d make them extra special with red, white and blue ingredients. After making up a batch of my refreshing lemonade, I thought Continue reading Stranded Foodie Lemonade and Berry Popsicle Recipe

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream and Fresh Berries

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Let there be cake! I made up a batch of these heavenly simple vanilla cupcakes with the easiest vanilla buttercream frosting that my mom used to make for us. They are decorated with pretty fresh berries for that colorful touch. Which makes them the ideal dessert just in time for your Memorial Day festivities. And, this recipe is the ultimate vanilla Continue reading Stranded Foodie Recipe for Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream and Fresh Berries

Stranded Foodie French Berry Tart with Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream Recipe

Don’t you just love those pretty fruit tarts you see in your local bakery? Or, perhaps you have had the pleasure to taste one while in France at one of the many incredible patisseries. Well, here are my recipes for both the berry tart dough and pastry cream that are breeze to make. You can even make both recipes the day before you assemble the berry tart and serve it.

The perfect dessert for any party, like Labor Day. Topped with colorful, fresh red strawberries Continue reading Stranded Foodie French Berry Tart with Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream Recipe

Classic Strawberry Shortcake Recipe for July 4th ~ from Stranded Foodie

For me, summertime and strawberry shortcakes are a match made in heaven. It’s the perfect sweet for the July 4th celebration. I use vibrant sweet strawberries, my buttery lemon shortcakes, and some freshly whipped cream for this classic dessert. Simple, easy, and full of flavor. Or, add some blueberries or other berries if you like. You can’t go wrong. Continue reading Classic Strawberry Shortcake Recipe for July 4th ~ from Stranded Foodie