Butterscotch Cheesecake Ice Cream

This ice cream is heavenly.

Butterscotch Cheesecake Ice Cream - Mrs. Penguin

I feel like butterscotch is a really under-used flavor. It’s soooo good though. It’s like caramel but buttery and it’s so good with this cheesecake ice cream. I almost added some graham crackers in the mix, but gluten-free storebought graham crackers are always kind of disappointing. I didn’t really want to make home made ones either. But trust me, it’s good all on it’s own like this. It’s creamy and buttery and so so rich.

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No-Bake Chai Cheese Pie

So in the spirit of 100 degree weather, I made something that doesn’t require an oven.

No-Bake Chai Cheese Pie - Mrs. Penguin

I had a fascination with chai tea for the longest time. I seriously made everything chai flavored. I used to go to the closest mall where they had a Gloria Jeans that served iced chai lattes that I fell in love with. I’m also a huge fan of iced chai lattes at Panera, too, but I was absolutely nuts for this spicy tea. I kind of grew out of it though, although it’s probably still on my top tea flavors.

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Browned Butter Peaches and Cream Pops

So these swirled pops are awesome.

Browned Butter Peaches and Cream Pops - Mrs. Penguin

I did originally want peach pops. As I was cooking them before I pureed them, and they smelled sooooo good. I was definitely inspired to swirl them with browned butter which smells equally as amazing. Kind of like the base of the butter pecan ice cream. Thus the browned butter peaches and cream pops were born! It’s such a good contrast between the creamy almost ice cream with the fruity and fresh peaches. It’s almost time for my love affair with all things peach to be over. My grandma told me there’s Halloween candy at her grocery store.

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Coffee Cake Swirl Muffins

I’m a little bit of a muffin fanatic.

Coffee Cake Swirl Muffins - Mrs. Penguin

These coffee cake swirl muffins fill the house with an amazing cinnamon sugar aroma and they’re so fluffy and cake-like. I like to make muffins at night and then heat them up in the morning with a scrambled egg on the side for a quick breakfast. And then you have breakfast for the week! I’m all for low maintenance breakfast. I’ve been getting up and walking every morning which is a little bit of a struggle. I have the comfiest bed, plus occasionally there’s this cat who will snuggle. Most of the time in the mornings though she’s yelling at me to get out of bed and feed her.

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Fluffernutter Ice Cream Cake

So… my birthday is happening. Like, tomorrow.

Fluffernutter Ice Cream Cake - Mrs. Penguin

I’m super excited to be celebrating with this really awesome fluffernutter ice cream cake! Peanut butter is my favorite food of all time. It’s so hot and summery outside I felt the need to make something super cold and refreshing. But also something kind of extravagant. Ohh, it’s not good for my waistline at all, but I’ve heard that calories don’t count on your birthday? I’m definitely testing that theory.

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