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Desserts Family Recipes

Tom’s Popcorn Cake

Since Father’s Day was this last weekend and I show love in food, I wanted to make my father-in-law one of his favorite cakes, Popcorn Cake. It’s a super easy and quick cake, so if you aren’t a baker but love sweets this one is for you! This recipe is one of my mother-in-law’s ole’ standby recipes. She gets all the glory for this creative solution to cake!  I shared this cake on Snapchat (you can find me at jenlynndewey) and…

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Desserts Recipes

No Bake Strawberry Shortcake

I love a good baking challenge, but sometimes I just enjoy a simple and easy dessert. This strawberry shortcake looks fancy, but I promise it is so easy! It would be the perfect summer dessert, however, I did make it in the middle of winter North Dakota. So anything is possible my friends.  The secret to this cake is to let it sit for a few hours or overnight in the fridge. The more it sits, the more the flavors…

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Dakota Kuchen

If you think back to when you used to visit grandma’s house as a child, I am sure grandma always had some special kind of dessert for you. Whether it be some sort of cookie, brownie, or cake. For children who grew up in Germans from Russia households, that special treat is kuchen, pronounced “ku-gen”, which is the German word for cake. Kuchen is a rich custard dessert with fruit poured into a sweet dough for the crust.  Kuchen is…

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Desserts Family Recipes

Rhubarb Cheesecake Bars

Until I moved to North Dakota, I am pretty sure I had never had anything rhubarb before in my life. In fact, I am pretty sure that I didn’t even know what rhubarb looked like or how it grew. Rhubarb was not a thing where I was from in California. So when I moved to small town North Dakota and summer just began to hit, everyone started buzzing about rhubarb. You see in a small town it is common for…

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Desserts Family Recipes

Nonny’s Cheesecake

Well since last week I shared a recipe from my grandma Betty, I figured this week I would round things out and share a recipe from my Nonny. I don’t really know how or why we started calling my Dad’s mom Nonny. But that is what we all called her. Even people that weren’t in our family called her Nonny. Nonny and I were very close. I spent nearly every summer as a kid at her house. She lived up…

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