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Chocolate Flan Cake--Sweet, Rich and Decadent, it's a slice of heaven! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Chocolate Flan Cake

This luscious Chocolate Flan Cake is a truly unique dessert–the first layer is a hybrid of silky flan and creamy cheesecake.  The second layer is a rich and dense chocolate cake, almost like a brownie.  The combination of the two layers with the caramel sauce on top is a cake that is decadent, creamy and every sugar addict’s dream.  […]

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Yogurt with fresh berries and granola, the perfect breakfast!

Yogurt (Yaourt)

Yogurt has been around for a long time, but just in recent years, it’s gained popularity as a health food.  Today yogurt is touted by nutritionists and health food advocates as a must-have food in our daily diets.  Loaded with probiotics, animal protein and essential nutrients, it’s truly a super food and tastes so good!  To make yogurt at home (without a yogurt […]

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Pandan Waffle Cookie Bowl - easy no-fail recipe | recipe from runawayrice.com

Ice Cream (Kem/Kem Trai Cay) – Vanilla and Assorted Fruit Ice Creams

Warning!  Making homemade ice cream is really easy and a lot of fun.  If you end up making the best ice cream, over-indulging and then can’t fit into your skinny jeans, please don’t blame me, LOL!  Honestly, I’ve been there.  After I bought my ice cream maker and started experimenting with different types of milks, creams and […]

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Chase away the heat and satisfy your sweet tooth with these homemade treats!

Chocolate-Dipped Frozen Bananas

These Chocolate-Dipped Frozen Bananas are cool, creamy and completely decadent.  As the  warmer months approach, they are the perfect summertime treat.  With this easy recipe, you can make several batches and have them ready to enjoy on those hot days.  Shredded coconut and peanuts are my favorite topping combo but feel free to use any toppings you […]

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Cotton Cheesecake / Japanese Cheesecake - Unique cake is a cross between a sponge cake and cheesecake and absolutely heavenly! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Cotton Cheesecake / Japanese Cheesecake

Cotton Cheesecake / Japanese Cheesecake is my new favorite dessert and after you try this recipe, it will become your favorite too! It’s the perfect combination of sponge cake and cheesecake in both taste and texture. What I love about this scrumptious cake is it’s not overly sweet as some cakes can be. The combination of fluffy cake […]

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Three Color Dessert (Che Ba Mau) - Super Easy to Make and Super Delicious! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Three Color Dessert (Che Ba Mau)

This easy recipe for Three Color Dessert (Che Ba Mau) captures the delicious flavors of summertime in a chilly dessert. Also called Rainbow Dessert, this beautifully layered, vibrant-colored dessert is refreshing, sweet and full of amazing textures. There’s nothing more enjoyable on a hot summer day than indulging in this chilly, sweet treat.

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Marbled Coffee Cream Agar Jelly (Thach Ca Phe)

Marbled Coffee and Cream Gelatin

  This recipe is a twist to my earlier post on the Coffee and Cream Agar Jelly.  Let’s say you can’t get to an Asian grocery store to buy agar agar powder and because you’re so busy you don’t have the time to make the dessert layer by layer but still want to enjoy this cool, […]

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Coffee and Cream Agar Jelly (Thach Ca Phe) - Sweet and Refreshing Jelly Dessert | recipe from runawayrice.com

Coffee and Cream Agar Dessert (Thach Ca Phe)

This Coffee and Cream Agar Dessert is a fantastic summer treat that is refreshing and unique tasting.  The recipe uses agar agar, a gelatinous substance derived from seaweed.  It’s similar to unflavored gelatin but has more of a crunch and is vegetarian.  Agar agar is tasteless and so combines well with most flavors.  In Asia, it’s a very popular ingredient […]

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Summer Fruit Salad

Summer Fruit Salad

Summertime is my favorite time of the year for many reasons but what I love most is the abundance of fresh fruits.  It seems during the warmer months, I reach for fruit to cool, quench and satisfy my (constant) sweet tooth.  This dessert is as easy as it gets and is the perfect sweet treat […]

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Delicious and Simple Mung Bean Dessert (Che Dau Xanh) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Mung Bean Dessert (Che Dau Xanh)

This Vietnamese dessert (Che Dau Xanh) made of mung beans is the easiest dessert to make. Are you thinking…beans? for dessert? Yes, beans are a very common ingredient in Asian desserts and pastries. Often the beans are cooked, mashed and mixed with sugar and coconut milk to make a yummy filling for cakes and pastries. This recipe is as […]

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