Praline Pecan Cheesecake

Praline Pecan Cheesecake

Mom made this Cheesecake on special occasions. Usually by Request. It combines Louisiana famous Pralines and Cheesecake. Yum! CRUST 2 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 17 full sheet graham crackers)5 tbsp of packed brown sugar1/8 tsp salt10 tbsp unsalted butter, melted  Preheat oven to 325°F (163°C). Line a 9-inch (23cm) springform pan with parchment paper in the bottom [...]

GG Kitchen : Birthday Cake

GG Kitchen : Birthday Cake

Hello Sunday Reader! This Sunday I am sharing a very special birthday cake. My Mom always made for my Uncle. Since Mom not with us anymore it's up to me to make this special cake- so Wish Me Luck.... Let's Get Baking!! Lisa German Cho cholate sheet cake My always made this special cake in [...]

Mom’s Red, White and Blue Trifle

Mom’s  Red, White and Blue Trifle

Today in GG Kitchen : I am sharing Mom's Red, White and Blue Trifle that she always made for our family's Memorial Day BBQ. May 28, 2022 MEMORIAL DAY PICNIC TRIFLE For the Pudding Layer: 4 oz white chocolate instant pudding mix (dry)2 cups cold milk For the whipped cream: 1 1/2 cups heavy cream6 TBS sugar1 tsp vanilla extract For the Trifle Assembly: 8 oz angel food [...]

GG Kitchen : Southern Peach Cobbler

GG Kitchen : Southern Peach Cobbler

It's the beginning of Peach season in North Louisiana. So I am excited to be making GG Peach cobbler for dessert. Louisiana Peach Festival Come discover the homegrown flavors, art, music, and culture of Ruston, LA at the 72nd Annual Louisiana Peach Festival. This year’s festival features 10+ hours of live music, a juried arts [...]

GG Kitchen: Chocolate Chip Muffins

GG Kitchen: Chocolate Chip Muffins

This Sunday I am celebrating Chocolate Chips: And these muffins ate one of my favorites - made regular size or in Mini snack size. 2 & ½ cups (315g) all-purpose flour1 tbsp (13g) baking powder1 tsp (5g) baking soda½ tsp (2.5g) salt½ cup (114g) unsalted butter, melted and cooled1 cup (200g) granulated sugar2 large eggs1 cup (250ml) buttermilk 1 tbsp (15ml) vanilla extract1 & ½ cups [...]

GG Kitchen : Strawberry Pie

GG Kitchen : Strawberry Pie

Hello May! And Welcome to my kitchen. Today's recipe is a copycat to a famous recipe from a local favorite cafeteria. Piccadilly Cafeteria was a staple of our family and one of my favorite things was there Strawberry Pie . Here's Gran version made with some fresh picked Louisiana Strawberries: Piccadilly Pie INGREDIENTS 2 pts. [...]

Easter Sunday : Southern Coconut Cake 

Easter Sunday  : Southern Coconut Cake 

Thanks for joining me this Sunday ! Today's recipe is a true Southern Classic that my Aunt Judy makes for every special occassion in out gamily so here is her recipe; Southern Coconut Cake  Cake 2 1/4 C Cake flour1/2 C oil1/2 C soften Butter2 C Sugar5 Eggs , separated1 tsp baking powder1/2 baking soda1/4 tsp [...]

Happy Birthday GG

Happy Birthday GG

Welcome to Sunday baking. And today would have been my Grandmother birthday. And to her Great Grandchildren she was GG, But around town she was refereed too as The Pie Lady. So this Sunday its all about Pie..... Lemon Meringue Pie Pie Crust 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour¼ teaspoon kosher salt14 tablespoons unsalted butter, ¼-inch cubes, chilled½ ice-cold water, chilled Lemon Filling 1 cup granulated sugar, divided¼ cup cornstarch2 cups water, plus [...]

MANDARIN ORANGE CAKE

MANDARIN ORANGE CAKE

Today's cake recipe is a true Southern Classic. This one made with Easy using cake mix and canned mandarins organs. Perfect for you Spring party or get together.... Lisa 1 (16.5 ounce) Duncan Hines Classic Butter Golden Cake Mix 3/4 cup cooking oil (I use Canola oil) 4 eggs 1 (15 ounce) can mandarin oranges, [...]

Chinese Almond Cookies

Chinese Almond Cookies

This Sunday I am turning over to my Hubbies Grandmother Lee . For her Almond Cookie recipes. Almond cookies resemble coins, so people make or buy them to bring good economic fortune. Maa Maa ( Grandmother) cookie recipe: 1 1/3 cups almond flour, lightly packed1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubesPinch kosher salt2 large eggs, divided1 teaspoon almond extract1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar1/2 teaspoon baking sodaThinly sliced almonds, [...]