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Father's Day: Delightful Desserts For Dad!

This Father's Day, why not gift dad with unusual desserts he'll remember for life? Just like this rum cake recipe from My Heart Beets. It's a simple chocolate cake made lavish with rum butter maple glaze and a delicious rum caramel. Dad will be surprised by how his favorite drink can turn a chocolate cake into a luxurious treat!

Rum Cake. Courtesy: My Heart Beets.

Rum Cake from My Heart Beets
Ingredients
Rum Caramel:
1 cup rum, divided
1 cup coconut sugar
4 tablespoons grassfed butter, ghee or coconut oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
For the cake:
2 ½ cups almond flour
1 cup coconut flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
8 eggs, room temperature
¼ cup maple syrup
For the glaze:
¼ cup coconut butter
3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons grassfed butter, ghee or coconut oil
1 tablespoon rum

Rum Cake. Courtesy: My Heart Beets.

If you're pressed for time or you're simply not in the mood to bake, then this peanut butter no-bake cookies is for you. Made with oats and peanut butter, this could be a healthy snack if you substitute Splenda for the sugar and opt for low-calorie butter.

Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Recipe. Courtesy: Time 2 Save Time 2 Give

Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Recipe from Time 2 Save Time 2 Give
Ingredients:
3 Cups White Sugar
1 1/2 Sticks Butter or Margarine
3/4 Cup Milk
1 1/2 Cups Peanut Butter (Smooth or Chunky)
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
4 1/2 Cups Quick Oats

 Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Recipe. Courtesy: Time 2 Save Time 2 Give

This chocolate chip cookies might just combine all of dad's favorite things - bourbon, bacon and dark chocolate! The bacon adds a savory note to the sweet treat while the bourbon makes the flavors of cookies even deeper. 

Bourbon - Bacon Chocolate Chunk Cookies from Recipe Girl
INGREDIENTS:
3/4 pound center cut thick bacon, 1/2-inch diced
2 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup reserved bacon fat, chilled
3/4 cup granulated white sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3 Tablespoons Maker's Mark® Bourbon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
8 ounces dark chocolate, chopped

Bourbon - Bacon Chocolate Chunk Cookies. Courtesy: Recipe Girl

TIP: use a silicone mat when baking cookies to make it easier to take them off the baking pan.

Know someone who loves desserts? Sharing is CARING! :-)

 Bourbon - Bacon Chocolate Chunk Cookies. Courtesy: Recipe Girl

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