Healthy Florida Desserts – 3 Best Recipes To Try At Home For Beginners!

  1. Florida Key Lime Pie

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsps. confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy cream, chilled
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. grated lime zest
  • 3/4 cup key lime juice
  • 2 cans condensed milk – low-fat sweetened (2×14 ounces)
  • 2 packages softened cream cheese (2×8 ounces)
  • 1 graham cracker crust – prepared (9 inch)

How To Make:

  • Topping: In a medium-size bowl, whip the cream till it gets soft peaks. Add confectioners’ sugar and lemon or vanilla extract. Keep whipping till the stiff peaks are formed. Put the topping into a fine-mesh sieve and put it over a bowl for catching the draining off liquid. Cover this part tightly using plastic wrap and let it stay for draining within two hours.
  • Lime Filling: In a large-size mixing bowl, whip the cream cheese till fluffy. Add lime juice, condensed milk, salt, and lime rind. Whip till the combination gets smooth. Add graham cracker crust. Cover using plastic wrap and put into the fridge for thoroughly chilling.
  • Discard the liquid that has drained from the first part before serving. Spread over pie with the topping.
  1. Florida Desserts – Florida Strawberry Bread

 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1 1/2 cups (thawed and drained) frozen strawberries
  • 1 1/4 cups veggie oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

How To Make

  • Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C (350 degrees F). Grease 2 9×5 inch loaf pans lightly.
  • In a large-size bowl, mix cinnamon, white sugar, salt, flour, and baking powder well together. In another bowl, beat oil and eggs together. Stir the egg combination into dry ingredients till just moistened. Add walnuts and strawberries and fold. Spoon the batter into the loaf pans you prepared.
  • Bake for 60 minutes in preheated oven. Allow it to cool in ten minutes in the pans and then move to a wire rack for completely cooling.
  1. Healthy Florida Desserts Florida Strawberry Muffins

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped strawberries (use fresh ones)

How To Make:

  • In a small-size bowl, mix 1/2 cup sugar with the strawberries. Let it stay for 60 minutes. Drain, reserving the berries and the liquid separately.
  • Preheat the oven to 220 degrees C (425 degrees F). Grease the muffin tins.
  • In a medium-size bowl, cream together 1/4 cup sugar and the butter till fluffy and light. Add the eggs – one at a time, and then add vanilla and stir well. Mix nutmeg, salt, baking soda, and flour. Add berries and stir gently. Spoon the batter into the muffin cups you prepared before.
  • Bake in the preheated oven within about twenty minutes. Take out and let it cool on a rack.

The list above just introduces 3 short yet very interesting suggestions for readers who love Florida food, especially Florida desserts. Try making these desserts at home and enjoy!