Category Archive: Desserts

Leftover Krispy Kreme Glazed Donut Waffles

When I was young, my dad was a shift worker and had a lot of the graveyard shift. Some very smart fundraising kids used to wait outside the paper mill he worked at, selling boxes of Krispy Kreme donuts at shift change. Pretty hard to say no to when you’re exhausted, hungry, and know it […]

Homemade Deep Fried Pop Tarts Recipe

Deep fried Pop Tarts. Mmm….I’ll never forget my first time….. There’s a wonderful little bar in Los Angeles called Beer Belly. I was actually introduced to it by my mother (she saw it on Food Network). She said “Have you been to this place in LA that does duck french dips and fried pop tarts?” […]

Valentine's Day Ice Cream Gelato Truffles

Tired of handing your significant other a boring box of chocolates on Valentines Day?!  Do you instead want to impress and really knock their socks off?! Boy, do I have a recipe for you! Years ago a friend of mine got sent a box full of ice cream truffles.  They were giant scoops of ice […]

Homemade Dark Chocolate Raspberry Gelato

When I bit into dark chocolate as a kid, I always thought it was way too bitter.  Now, as an adult, after my taste buds changed and became more refined, I’ll take dark chocolate over milk chocolate pretty much any day. It is DELICIOUS! You can get dark chocolate in many forms these days, but […]

Recipe for homemade Strawberry Chocolate Chip Gelato

My favorite dessert, hands down, is chocolate covered strawberries.  Really anything covered in chocolate is pretty divine, but the strawberries give the illusion that you’re eating something somewhat heathy. 😉 A few years ago, I made these chocolate covered strawberry hearts for Valentine’s Day. I wanted to figure out a way to incorporate those ingredients […]

We celebrate our 2nd birthday by making these funfetti birthday macarons

This month marks the 2nd birthday of Cooking With Janica!  I have to say, it was quite a year….  A few that things that happened:  ‌• We went “viral”. These cute, tasty, and alcoholic little bears put us on the map. They were so popular that the traffic crashed our website, causing mass panic and a few anxiety […]

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