Cherry and Pistachio No Bake Cheesecake with Animal Cracker Crust

Cherry and Pistachio No Bake Cheesecake with Animal Cracker Crust | This recipe will impress your friends and family. That is, if you share it with them.

This is a delicious no bake recipe for layered cheesecake. The base is made from animal crackers, then there is a layer of cherry cheesecake, followed by a layer of pistachio cheesecake. Today we celebrate National Cheesecake Day. The event is being hosted by the lovely Roxana of Roxana's Home Baking. Make sure you head over to her site to say hello! I could not decide what kind of cheesecake to make for this event. Then my Pink Lemonade Cheesecakes were featured on Buzzfeed. After I … [Read more...]

Baileys Ice Cream with Baileys Caramel Sauce: Guest Post by Cookistry #BoozyDessertsWeek

Baileys Ice Cream Sundae | Guest Post by Cookistry on Cravings of a Lunatic

This recipe is simple to make but completely complex in flavour. Perfect for a weekend treat,  Today I have a very special treat for you. My friend Donna of Cookistry is joining us. I adore Donna, she is such a genuine individual. I dig that about her. You're going to dig that about her too. Please welcome Donna to the blog. … [Read more...]

Grilled Peach Cobbler in Mini Cast Iron Pans

Grilled Peaches and Cream Cobbler by Kim Beaulieu of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kiss My Smoke

Fresh peaches combined with a cream-based cobbler topping, with fresh whipped cream piled on top for a rustic grilled dessert! Come on now. How flipping cute are these Grilled Peach Cobblers in Mini Cast Iron Pans? I love small food and I cannot lie, You other brothers can't deny, When a dessert shows up in a little bitty pan, With a mound of whipped cream for you fans! Okay, okay, I'll stop. Before I embarrass myself. More than usual. … [Read more...]

Strawberry Cobbler: Guest Post for The Cooking Actress

Strawberry Cobbler | Super easy to make and absolutely delicious. Perfect for strawberry season, or use frozen berries all year round. Enjoy!

Super easy to make and absolutely delicious. Perfect for strawberry season, or use frozen berries all year round. Enjoy! Hello from Miami. I'm just getting ready to leave this hot inferno today. Been a blast. Nothing is more fun than hanging out with fellow foodies all weekend. Speaking of fellow foodies, today you can find me guest posting over at my friend Kayle's. She is the genius behind The Cooking Actress. I adore this gal so very much. Kayle is just the sweetest lady in the world. … [Read more...]

Baked Fudge with Peanut Butter Cups

Baked Fudge with Peanut Butter Cups | Easy to make and seriously scrumptious.

Easy to make and seriously scrumptious. Peanut butter and chocolate, it's such a classic combination, For good reason! You may remember I made Baked Fudge earlier this year. I made a second batch the same day but added some peanut butter cups for fun. It was one of those simple things we all do. Toss a few extras in a recipe and see what happens. This was pure magic. Peanut butter and chocolate just go so well together. It's a match made in heaven. I had seen The Pioneer Woman's Baked … [Read more...]

Momzie’s Banana Bread | Remembering Mom

Momzie's Banana Bread | Super easy recipe for banana bread. Absolutely delicious!

Simple and easy recipe for banana bread. My Mom used to make this for us all the time! So many great memories of this banana bread.  I love Banana Bread. Any time I make it I feel nostalgic. It was something my Mom made often. We loved her Banana Bread so much. So any time I want to remember my mom, or I'm having a bad day I make it and instantly feel better. Today marks 30 years since my Mom passed away. Every year I write about her on this day. It helps me feel better. It reminds me that … [Read more...]

Baked Fudge and a #Giveaway for my 3 Year Bloggy Birthday

Baked Fudge | Simple, classic, and chock full of chocolatey goodness. Your family is going to love this one!

Simple, classic, and chock full of chocolatey goodness. Your family is going to love this! Bake them in tiny mason jars so everyone gets their own jar of happiness! Some recipes need to be shared. They need to be savoured, and enjoyed by everyone. Then there are recipes, like this one, where you hide in the closet with the entire batch so you don't have to share. Not that anyone here did that. I would never. Okay, so I totally did it. I don't even care. It was totally worth it. … [Read more...]

Pink Lemonade No Bake Cheesecakes | Burning Down The Kitchen with The Messy Baker

Pink Lemonade No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make and absolutely scrumptious to devour.

Super easy to make and absolutely scrumptious to devour. These will have you stealing them from your family members! Okay I have pink lemonade on the brain right now. I am completely addicted to everything pink lemonade. It's a serious problem. Luckily it's a problem that tastes good. So I'm not feeling overly bad about the whole thing one little bit. I made Pink Lemonade Hand Pies yesterday. They were the bomb. Next up is a Pink Lemonade frozen treat that's going to make you scream, "I … [Read more...]

Pink Lemonade Hand Pies | Review and #Giveaway of Easy as Pie Pops Cookbook

Pink Lemonade Hand Pies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Lemon curd filled hand pies that will delight your taste buds!

These Pink Lemonade Hand Pies are completely adorable. They are Pink Lemon Curd filled Hand Pies that will delight your taste buds! So today I am obsessed with all things pink lemonade. It's a serious addiction. One that cannot be stopped. I apologize now for the onslaught of pink lemonade posts coming your way. I want to feel bad but seriously, why should I? It's delightful and zesty, you should be thanking me really. Okay, now that I think about it why aren't you thanking me? Pink lemonade … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Brownies: Guest Post for Love and Confections

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Brownies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Fudgey, ooey, gooey chocolate brownies topped with peanut butter and tons of chocolate!

Fudgey, ooey, gooey chocolate brownies topped with peanut butter and tons of chocolate! I swear I'm such a chocolate fanatic. I can never get enough of it. The only thing better than chocolate is chocolate combined with peanut butter. It's a match made in heaven. … [Read more...]

Cake Batter Fudge

Cake Batter Fudge | Cravings of a Lunatic | Perfect microwave fudge that will be a hit with all your friends and family!

Perfect microwave fudge that will be a hit with all your friends and family this holiday season! Welcome to Day #5 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, Monday, December 9th and ending Saturday, December 14th. I … [Read more...]

Mini Sugar Cookie Houses aka Hot Chocolate Mug Perches

Mini Sugar Cookie Houses for Hot Chocolate Mug Perches | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super cute and fun to make!

These adorable little Sugar Cookie Houses make perfect little Hot Chocolate Mug Perches. Or you could slip them on coffee mugs, or tea. They look adorable and taste amazing! They also make perfect little gifts for family and friends.  Welcome to Day #4 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas … [Read more...]

Ginger Bears

Ginger Bears | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute little gingerbread polar bears. Cute and festive!

Cute little Gingerbread Polar Bears that are sure to delight during the holidays. Lots of great tips for making gingerbread dough cooperate with your baking plans! Welcome to Day #3 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Parfaits #HolidayFoodParty

Red Velvet Parfaits | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make!

Super easy to make, and looks lovely on any holiday table. Okay peeps, y'all know I am always honest with you. This was NOT supposed to be a parfait. Not even kidding. It was supposed to be a cake roll.  Unfortunately I had trouble rolling the cake roll so this recipe was altered to hide my oops. It's what I do. When in doubt "parfait it". I'm not sure what that says about the fact that I have a zillion parfaits on my site. *giggles* … [Read more...]

Apple Hand Pies | Thanksgiving Potluck | #Giveaway

Apple Hand Pies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute little Pies that are easy to make and wicked adorable!

Cute little Apple Hand Pies that are easy to make and wicked adorable! When Erin of Dinners, Dishes and Desserts contacted me to be part of her Thanksgiving Potluck I said yes immediately. Erin is an amazing blogger friend and I love any chance to work with her on a project. When I found out it was to tie in to Feeding America it just made the cause even more special. Feeding America is a great organization, highly regarded and supported by the foodie community at large. In fact it's … [Read more...]

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler | cravingsofalunatic.com | #peach #dessert #fruit

Comfort food at it's finest. Homemade Peach Cobbler with Roasted Saigon Cinnamon, and Nutmeg in each layer. Seriously delicious and addictive. You're going to want to try this one as soon as possible! Peach cobbler is one of my favourite desserts in the world. I cannot get enough of it during peach season. It's just such comfort food to me. It's something I've been making since I was a teenager. I make lots of versions of peach cobbler but this one is my favourite. It's the one I make most … [Read more...]

S’mores Hand Pies

S'mores Hand Pies | Cravings of Lunatic | #smores #chocolate #marshmallows #minipies

Ooey gooey marshmallows and melty chocolate combine inside of these adorable little hand pies. Then the pies are brushed with butter and graham crumbs before getting more chocolate drizzled over top of them. It's heaven in a little hand held pie! Aren't these adorbs? I can't take my eyes off of them. Mostly because when I do people keep scarfing them and there's less for me. So I keep one eye on them....at all times. Mine, all mine! … [Read more...]

100 S’Mores Recipes

S'mores Recipe Round Up by Cravings of a Lunatic

At the start of July I put the word out I was doing a huge S'mores Round Up in preparation for National S'mores Day on August 10. So many of my lovely blogging friends have allowed me the great pleasure of sharing their work with you today. I encourage you all to pin from the original source! I'll be having some fun in August and will be celebrating National S'mores Day by having S'mores Week on my site from August 5 to August 10. Hope to see you there! … [Read more...]

Roasted Strawberry Parfaits with Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream

Roasted Strawberry Parfaits with Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream by Cravings of a Lunatic

Simple to make yet bursting with flavour. Tender sponge cake layered with roasted strawberries and vanilla bean whipped cream. The roasted strawberries take this dessert over the top! Then the vanilla bean whipped cream takes it to the next level. It's light, fluffy and speckled with vanilla seeds. Seriously addictive and makes such a beautiful presentation! It's sure to impress your guests! I just love strawberry season. It's one of my favourite times of the year. My daughter, who I refer to … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter & Nutella Swirl Cookies | Giveaway for Vanilla Gift Box (Now Closed)

Peanut Butter and Nutella Swirl Cookies by Cravings of a Lunatic

Today we're whooping it up in Universal Studios. Having a blast. The conference is finished and now it's time to kick it with the famdamnily. We' spent 3 days in Disney and now we'll spend 3 days at Universal. I aim to be so tired when we get home that I need to sleep for a week. Like that'll happen. I'm only home for a few days before I flit off to Eat Write Retreat. It's totally worth it though. Learning so much and having a ball. So far my tummy has behaved relatively well. So if … [Read more...]