My sweet tooth comes and goes in waves, and it is definitely here right now. Last night, I enjoyed store-bought vegan chocolate chip cookies, but taking the time to make homemade desserts is really where it’s at. The satisfaction of making a difficult dessert is almost as rewarding as the taste—almost.
Since I’m in a dessert-craze phase, I decide to compile a list of my top 10 favorite desserts of all time. Kind of a “my life wouldn’t be complete if I never ate these things again” list. Most have some connection to my childhood, while others I discovered as an adult. And my favorites are…
1. Pecan Pie: The crunch of the pecan layer on top of the pie is perfectly complemented by the gooey filling inside.
2. Grasshopper Cake: Grit-style chocolate cake layered with mint icing and chocolate chips.
10. Pralines: SusanV at FatFree Vegan Kitchen says to create this Southern staple by substituting Earth Balance margarine for the butter and Silk Creamer for the creamer or half-and-half in any good praline recipe.
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