Semi Homemade Carrot Cake Squares

Semi Homemade Carrot Cake Squares - Lady Behind The Curtain

Is time getting away from you?  Are you stressed out because company is coming and you don’t know what to serve for dessert?  I feel your pain.  That’s why I developed these quick Semi Homemade Carrot Cake Squares.  They’re easy to make and make a large portion. This is the perfect dessert for church events.  That’s what I made it for.  I was in charge of feeding 45 to 50 people dessert after a meeting and these Semi Homemade Carrot Cake Squares were perfect. All you need is a spice cake mix, some carrots and walnuts to make this VERY … Continue reading

Asparagus Pockets

Lady Behind The Curtain - Asparagus Pockets

A buttery flaky crust with a creamy filling.  The perfect appetizer for Mother’s day, bridal shower, baby shower or brunch. Asparagus Pocket Recipe (makes 8 appetizers) Ingredients 1 – 8 ounce tube of Pillsbury crescent rolls 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon milk 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon roasted red peppers, chopped 1 tablespoon green onions, chopped 1 tablespoon bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 teaspoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon seasoned bread crumbs Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Line a cookie sheet … Continue reading

Pineapple-Carrot Cupcakes

Pineapple Carrot Cupcakes - Lady Behind The Curtain

These Pineapple-Carrot Cupcakes are full of carrots with a nice creamy cream cheese and pineapple filling!   Perfect for an Easter Brunch! A great alternative is adding colored coconut to the frosting. TO DYE COCONUT: Ingredients 2 cups coconut 8 drops neon green food coloring 1 teaspoon water Directions Place coconut in a zip top bag, add food coloring and water.  Close up the bag and massage the food coloring  into the coconut.  Spread out on wax paper to dry the food coloring. Create your own Recipe Box and save your favorite Lady Behind The Curtain recipes.  Make a Meal Plan … Continue reading

Bird In A Nest Tart

Bird In a Nest Tart - Lady Behind The Curtain

Wow your guests with this Bird in a Nest Tart.  Serve at your next Brunch, Breakfast Buffet or Ladies Luncheon. What a yummy way to begin your weekend with your sweetie.  This Bird in a Nest Tart are so easy to make and have really good flavor.  Add a nice big fruit salad and you’ve got yourself a nice breakfast or brunch. Create your own Recipe Box and save your favorite Lady Behind The Curtain recipes.  Make a Meal Plan with your favorite recipes and ZipList will automatically add the ingredients to a Shopping List. PrintBird In A Nest Tart Prep … Continue reading

Cinnamon Toast Mini Muffins

Lady Behind The Curtain - Cinnamon Toast Mini Muffins

Made with loads of butter, sugar and cinnamon. These muffins will take you back to your childhood when you would sit at the kitchen table while Mom fixed you the BEST cinnamon toast for breakfast. These are perfect to serve at your next Continental Breakfast or Luncheon. You can make these days before your event and freeze them.

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