Recipes: Desserts

Recipe: Texas Trash Pie

July 25, 2023 | By

Texas Trash Pie
Pie Crust
Yields three 10-inch crusts
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
2 cups minus 3 tablespoons shortening, preferably Crisco
5 cups flour
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup caramel bits
1 cup pretzels, crumbled
1 cup graham crackers, crumbled
1 cup coconut
1 stick butter, melted
14 ounce can sweetened
condensed milk
Preheat oven to 350 F.

Y’all Asked For It: Texas Red Grapefruit Pie Recipe

April 20, 2023 | By

After we published our photo essay on citrus and its role in the Rio Grande Valley in April, readers, friends, and family were clear: they wanted a recipe for the featured grapefruit pie.

Recipe: Adams “Original” Red Velvet Cake

January 27, 2022 | By

Cake Ingredients:
½ cup shortening
1 ½ cups white sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon “Adams Best” Vanilla
1 teaspoon Adams Butter Flavor
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 ounce Adams Red Food Color
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon vinegar
Icing Ingredients:
1 pound confectioners’ sugar, sifted
½ cup shortening
1 tablespoon “Adams Best” Vanilla
¼ teaspoon Adams Butter Flavor
½ teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons milk (approximately)
Cream shortening and sugar.

Recipe: Chocolate Pecan Rye Pie with Chocolate Pecan Sorbet

September 24, 2020 | By

Recipe: Lavender Pecan Crisps

February 27, 2020 | By Heather Brand

Mesquite Cookies Recipe

August 1, 2019 | By

Makes 12 to 16 cookies.
Cream butter and sugar with a wooden spoon, then stir in vanilla and egg until just incorporated. Stir flours, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl and then combine with wet ingredients. Add in rolled oats and mix-ins. Scoop small balls of dough onto a baking sheet. Bake at 350 F for 10 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Nelda Vogel’s Dessert Peach Enchiladas and Peach Pie Recipes

May 14, 2019 | By John Lumpkin

Nelda Vogel and the late George Vogel founded Vogel Orchards in Stonewall. Their son Jamey and his wife, Terri, now manage the orchards, along with the orchards’ roadside stand on U.S. 290. Nelda Vogel remains involved in the operation.

Cabernet Grill’s Vogel Orchard Peach Crisp Recipe

May 2, 2019 | By

Cabernet Grill’s peach crisp combines Vogel Orchard peaches with fragrant lavender

Lemon Olive Oil Cake Recipe

November 1, 2018 | By

Using Sandy Oaks’ olive oil in this simple recipe keeps the cake moist, while the limoncello, an Italian lemon liqueur, gives it a little kick. Serves 10-12

Stockman’s Steakhouse Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Pie Recipe

December 18, 2017 | By Dana Goolsby

Pomegranate Lemonade Cheesecake

October 29, 2013 | By

By Lois M. Rodriguez
The cheesecake cuts into the tartness of the lemon and pomegranate, but there’s no denying that tangy goodness.

Chocolate-Salted Caramel Mousse

October 29, 2013 | By Lois M. Rodriguez

Pillowy chocolate touched by a hint of salted caramel makes for a dreamy taste explosion.  You might want to make a double-batch and be generous with your portions.

Pumpkin Flan

October 29, 2013 | By Lois M. Rodriguez

Pumpkin pie can hold its own (and it’s one of my all-time favorites), but this pumpkin flan is the pie’s more delicate and moist cousin.

Have a Shot of Dessert

October 29, 2013 | By Lois M. Rodriguez

For the past few years, I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to be part of Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest’s Cooking School.

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