Chocolate Strawberry Torte

Is this not the cutest little cake?! It’s so demure and very German with its single layer and whipped cream in lieu of frosting, hence the name Chocolate Strawberry Torte. I’m going to let you in on a little secret: my Best Ever Chocolate Cake freezes really, really well. I baked two layers and used…

Cookies ‘n’ Cream Ice Cream

Is there anything better than cookies ‘n’ cream ice cream? This is definitely one of my favorite flavors of all time. Personally I like big cookie chunks in mine, which I why I chop cookies rather than pulverize them. My best friend Sarah is town and wanted to try my homemade ice cream so I…

Cruella Trifle

An English trifle inspired by Cruella DeVil There’s just something about a trifle in the summertime when you have the juiciest berries of the season. I served this for dessert at Disney Dinners: 101 Dalmatians because i wanted something black and white and red (true Cruella colors) with chocolate chip Dalmatian spots and devil’s food…

Midnight Magic Sundae

This is officially my new favorite sundae! And that’s saying a lot because I’m a bit of a sundae snob. This recipe uses my incredible homemade vanilla ice cream, which is the creamiest, dreamiest ice cream you’ll ever have. You can of course use store bought ice cream if you prefer but it really is…

Chocolate Chip Cake

A 9×13 vanilla cake with chocolate chips smothered with chocolate chip cream cheese frosting If you like easy, tender cakes that are sure to please a crowd, keep reading! This recipe is for you. As far as cakes go, this is very easy to bake. The cake is a one-bowl recipe, as is the frosting….

Fudge Ripple Ice Cream

I’ve been on such an ice cream kick lately. It’s just so nice to have homemade ice cream in your freezer in case guests stop by! Here’s how to make old fashioned fudge ripple ice cream. Start with a vanilla base. It might sound complicated to make a cooked ice cream base but it isn’t…

Black Bottom Cupcakes

Decadent chocolate cheesecake cupcakes This is a truly OG Rose Table recipe. I used to make Black Bottom Cupcakes all the time in high school. This is my mom’s recipe from the 1970s (with minor tweaks!) and it’s divine. If you love cheesecake and chocolate, this is a must-have recipe! This recipe is so easy…

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies

An easy brownie recipe with a layer of cheesecake nestled between chocolate layers I had a comment the other day on a homemade ice cream post saying “I’m not there yet” and it occurred to me that I need some more beginner baker recipes on my website. When I was a teenager, I made a…

Peanut Fudge Ripple Ice Cream

Homemade vanilla ice cream dotted with salty peanuts with ribbons of fudge If you’ve never made real ice cream (as in, a base that calls for eggs), you’re in for a treat. My vanilla base is without a doubt the creamiest, dreamiest ice cream. A friend of mine called it “luxury ice cream” because of…