Valentine’s Day Giveaway!

Linzer Heart Cookies- DessertForTwo.com

Hi friends! I hope you’re having a great Valentine’s Day!  I want to give you something sweet to eat AND a recipe for something sweet today.  I have another Tate’s Bake Shop giveaway for you!  These Linzer Heart Cookies are scrumptious.  It’s one of my favorite cookies because first of all, it’s two cookies.  TWO. […]

Valentine’s Day Desserts #2

Valentines Day Desserts -DessertForTwo.com

One day til Valentine’s Day! Are y’all ready? Valentine’s Day has always been a big deal here at Dessert For Two.  Over the years, I’ve compiled recipe lists to help you bake up something sweet for your sweetie.  I hope y’all have a very wonderful Valentine’s Day!  Get in the kitchen! This year, I focused […]

Chocolate Shortbread Sticks

Chocolate Shortbread - DessertForTwo.com

I almost didn’t share this recipe.  It’s finicky, and you’re liable to hate me for it.  Just give me a second to clear up some space in my inbox to make room for your emails of discontent….mmmm k, done! I created this recipe for myself.  I drink a cup of tea every afternoon, and I’ve […]

Profiteroles with Raspberry Sorbet and Chocolate Sauce

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Say it with me:  pro-feeeeet-er-rolls.  Very good! We’re going to make profiteroles (AKA cream puffs) for Valentine’s Day, ok?  They’re French, so you know this recipe will impress your Valentine.  If there’s one thing men like it is delicious things stuffed inside other delicious things with delicious sauce on top. You can trust a woman […]

Nutella Round-up!

Triple Chocolate Cupcakes - DessertForTwo.com

Since it’s world Nutella Day, I thought I would share a round-up of all my desserts for two with Nutella! First up:  Banana Nutella Chimichangas—the first recipe I ever created with Nutella.  This is my version of a sweet breakfast taco.  A chimichanga is essentially a fried burrito.  My version with diced bananas and Nutella […]

Dinner For Two: Lemon Risotto with Grilled Shrimp

Lemon Risotto with Grilled Shrimp - Dinner For Two from DessertForTwo.com

Do y’all need a dinner for two recipe to go with all those desserts for two recipes?  I thought you might.  I whipped up one of my favorite dinners:  risotto.  But, I scaled it down to serve two, and fancied it up with some lemon zest and spicy grilled shrimp.  You’re going to love it. […]

Champagne Sundaes (with toasted pound cake croutons)

Champagne Sundaes Dessert For Two

This dessert should come with a disclaimer.  Not only is it the most delicious dessert I’ve tasted in a very long time, if you happen to whip it up before 5:00pm, you will find yourself eating both servings and a little tipsy before the sun goes down. This Valentine’s Day dessert is for those of […]

Pink Macaroons

Pink Macaroons | DessertForTwo.com

Next up on the month-long countdown to Valentine’s Day:  festive pink macaroons. These little coconut cookies look a bit unassuming.  If you think coconut macaroons are just globs of shredded coconut held together with some stuff and taste plain like coconut, I have to say you’re wrong.  As the coconut bakes in the oven, the edges [...]

I owe you a wedding update.

Photo: Wrenn Bird Photography

I apologize for being scarce with details.  I thought y’all didn’t care (and maybe you don’t!), and I really wanted to keep the focus on desserts because the core of me is made of sugar and that’s all there is. The virtual wedding shower that sweet Joanne, Shelly, Kristan, Megan, Lauren, Julie, Tara, Madison, Jenna, [...]

Chocolate Cobbler

Dessert For Two - Chocolate Cobbler recipe for two.

Today marks ONE MONTH til Valentine’s Day!  Are you ready? I’m excited!  Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday.  It’s the reason Dessert For Two was invented.  It’s the kind of stuff that people who love mini ramekins, petite whisks, and 1/8-teaspoon measures thrive on.  It’s the best time of year to hold hands and share [...]