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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Easy Pumpkin Chiffon Pie Recipe - Chiffon may also be used for a pumpkin chiffon cake filling

We added our No Bake Pumpkin Chiffon Pie to our new website - Desserts With Stephanie.  Please visit us to view a printable recipe and our step-by-step video to make the pumpkin chiffon.

This recipe produces a light, creamy and fluffy pumpkin chiffon that is poured into a sweet dough crust and chilled for a few hours before serving. For years this Pumpkin Chiffon Tart recipe has been a favorite among my bakery customers and I hope you add it to your favorites!

This produces the best pumpkin chiffon dessert.  I am a pumpkin pie lover  - but give me a choice and I will go for this easy pumpkin chiffon recipe as it never fails to 'wow' my guests. An added bonus with this recipe is you may use it when making a pumpkin chiffon cake.

pumpkin chiffon dessert
Pumpkin Chiffon Recipe - for tarts, cake fillings, dessert parfaits

This is an easy no bake pumpkin chiffon.  It does require the use of gelatin for pies and tarts. You do not need to use gelatin if using for parfaits.  Give yourself at least four hours to make this dessert as it requires time in the refrigerator to set properly.

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Please Visit Us at Our New Site

 Our new name is Desserts With Stephanie

Thank you for all the support you have given us over the past 12 years!  We have opened a new website which is more robust, faster and easier to navigate. Please visit us at our new site:

Our new recipe site is well organized and includes recipes for a plethora of dessert ideas for you, your family and friends.  To list just a few of our categories and recipes:

  • A few of the Pie Recipes we have (visit us for the full list)
    • Wild Maine Blueberry Pie Recipe: this recipe has been perfected as we have made it thousands of times for our customers.  This blueberry pie is made with frozen blueberries - these are tiny blueberries that pack a lot of punch!  For a detailed video check out Blueberry Pie From Frozen Blueberries.
    • Apple Frangipane Tart:  Yes!  This is the same classic apple tart made with our walnut frangipane and baked in sweet dough.  A much loved dessert among our readers.
    • Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Ganache: words can't describe how sinful this pie tastes - a peanut butter cookie crust filled with a Peanut Butter Mousse and swirls of rich chocolate ganache.
    • Our Pecan Pie Recipe: We include a video and tips on how to avoid a runny pecan pie and a burnt crust.
    • These are just a few of our pie and tart recipes.  Be sure to check out more recipes on our new site.

  • Visit our Candy Recipes for gift basket ideas - or just a treat for yourself:
    • We are always looking to improve recipes. Our Mixed Nut Brittle candy recipe originally published here was upgraded.  Check out our new site which includes a video on making nut brittle.
    • A Divinity Candy Recipe that is chock full of pistachios and dried cherries.  These look beautiful in holiday gift baskets.

  • Our Cake Recipes (also Filling and Icing Recipes) have been perfected by making thousands of cakes at the bakery.
    • Our Vanilla Cake recipe: super moist yet fluffy!  This is a great recipe to add to your repertoire as you can easily flavor (e.g. lemon cake, lime cake, etc..).
    • A Blackout Chocolate Cake recipe:  we use a combination of black cocoa powder and 'regular' cocoa powder to achieve an ultra-chocolatey cake.  
    • An Apple Rum Spice Cake which is lovely for the holidays!
    • We have many more cake recipes, filling recipes and suggested icings and fillings for your cakes.
  • Cookie recipes galore!  
    • Including our well-known Sweet and Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe and our Coconut Macaroons without condensed milk.  We also have several cookie bar recipes which work well for informal dessert tables and cookouts.

In addition to our site we have many videos where we walk you through every step of making sweet recipes.  To view our videos please visit our YouTube channel.