Desserts

Homemade Applesauce

Kids of all ages love applesauce! Serve it as a snack or for dessert; dollop it on potato pancakes or buttermilk pancakes. Increase the quantities and freeze the extra.

Parsnip Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

Hold the phone- a PARSNIP cake?  Like its friend the beet chocolate cake, this parsnip cake is a fun and entirely unexpected way to use fall veggies in your dessert course. With the sweet yet lemony frosting, it’s a hit! A big shout out to Punky Egan, from MATC for developing this recipe and contributing it to MACSAC’s cookbook!

Sherbet

A wonderful cooling dessert recipe that can make use of whatever delectable local fruit is around. Experiment, go wild and enjoy this Eat Local Challenge friendly dessert!

Berry Oatmeal Scones

Definitely dessert, but a healthful choice. Wholesome oatmeal, whole-wheat flour and a medley of dried berries will satisfy your sweet tooth.

Grilled Peaches with Honey and Mint

Grilled white peach halves, allowed to get warm and crisp on the outside, will absolutely melt in your mouth once drizzled with honey and adorned with fresh mint.

Papaya Puree

This pudding-like papaya puree is an unusual dessert that will surely cause quite a stir! Slightly sweet, slightly salty, very thick and creamy.

Rhubarb Bread

Sweet spring time bread with the zingy flavor of rhubarb and the sweetness of brown sugar.

Sesame Honey Candy (Pasteli)

Sesame honey candy, or pasteli, is a traditional Greek confection which combines the simplest of ingredients to create a wholesome, natural treat featuring three simple ingredients: sesame seeds, honey and unrefined sea salt.

Orange Glaze

The perfect topping for a Greek Orange Yogurt Cake!

Baked Apples

Sweet and comforting fall food. Perfect for days filled with crisp leaf piles and pumpkin patches, when Wisconsin trees seem to burst into flame in front of our very eyes, rendering us unable to do anything but gaze up in quiet awe at our world, suddenly ablaze.