Quesillo (Flan)

This traditional Venezuelan dessert is one of my all-time favorite recipes! My mom shared her delicious recipe. Enjoy! Ingredients 4 eggs 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla or rum 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup water Directions Pour sugar and water into pan over high (6) stove top. Once the sugarContinue reading “Quesillo (Flan)”

Cookies & Creme Ice Cream Cake

After an entire weekend of salsa dancing at the NY International Salsa Congress, JeanCarlos and I decided to make an ice cream cake from scratch! Now, I must admit I’m no expert in the kitchen nor am I an amateur, but I considered this to actually be a challenge. But, I must say, this recipeContinue reading “Cookies & Creme Ice Cream Cake”

Raspberry-Chocolate Angel Food Cake for Valentine’s Day

To celebrate the love of friends and family on Valentine’s Day, my mom and I made a light, healthy and delicious dessert for a Valentine’s Day dinner. It was light because of the angel cake texture, it was healthy because of the raspberry preserves filling, and delicious with the quick and easy chocolate frosting. WeContinue reading “Raspberry-Chocolate Angel Food Cake for Valentine’s Day”

Red Velvet Cupcakes ~ Cream Cheese Frosting ~ Sugar Cookies ~ Lemon Bundt Cake

The first BWF event was hosted at Magaly’s house, one of the many beautiful members of the “Venezuelan Mafia” (see About section). There were about 15 people in the kitchen working on four recipes: Red velvet cupcakes, cream cheese frosting, sugar cookies, and a lemon bundt cake. Red velvet cupcakes: Ingredients 2 1/2 cupsĀ all-purpose flourContinue reading “Red Velvet Cupcakes ~ Cream Cheese Frosting ~ Sugar Cookies ~ Lemon Bundt Cake”