Author: Margaret Pereira

Pineapple Pecan Cake

Pineapple Pecan Cake

Everyone calls this the “Easiest Pineapple Cake”…and it sure is! It is all done in one bowl and it has a cream cheese frosting that is divine. Make sure to frost the cake while it is still hot so that some of the frosting melts […]

Lemon Coconut Squares/Bolinhos de Coco e Limao

Lemon Coconut Squares/Bolinhos de Coco e Limao

Lately, I have been obsessing over coconut and have tried several recipes. I must confess that I was not a big fan of coconut, but my kids love it!  Now I can’t seem to get enough of it, so here’s another recipe that I know […]

Maria cookies & coffee Semifrio (Semifreddo)

Maria cookies & coffee Semifrio (Semifreddo)

  Maria cookies are a favourite cookie of mine and they are perfect to use in so many desserts. My sister-in-law who lives in Portugal makes a Maria cookie refrigerated cake that is simply delicious and so easy to make! I finally tried her recipe […]

Coconut Tarts/Queijadas de Coco

Coconut Tarts/Queijadas de Coco

  Are you a fan of coconut? If the answer is yes then you will enjoy these coconut tarts…especially if you have a sweet tooth. I posted this recipe on my Facebook page and it was a real hit!  …sometimes I do things backwards… In […]

Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

  My vegetable garden in overflowing with zucchini…time to gather all the zucchini recipes I can get my hands on. I found a muffin recipe on Pinterest that looked delicious. I made a few changes ( just because I didn’t have all the ingredients on […]

Apple Walnut Cake

Apple Walnut Cake

I found this old recipe for Apple Walnut Cake that I started making as a teenager. I can’t remember the last time I baked it but it was over 20 years ago…my girls don’t remember ever trying it.    It was as delicious as I […]