Chinese Parsnip Dessert Soup

This recipe was submitted as part of our We ♥ Local Parsnips Recipe Contest by Kate Hambley and Eric Din. Kate and Eric say, "This sweet soup is a traditional Chinese dessert made from taro, a purple potato-like root vegetable. You can substitute humble parsnips or other locally-available root vegetables for an easy, inexpensive, and unusual dessert."

Golden Parsnip Delight

This recipe was submitted as part of our We ♥ Local Parsnips Recipe Contest by Beth Haggart. Try this as a golden caramelized topping for yogurt or ice cream.

Boniatillo (White Sweet Potato Pudding)

This Cuban dessert is more savory than sweet, but will leave you satisfied after a delicious meal!  This recipe was taught in one of our community classes as part of our Mosaic of Flavors series. 

Parsnip Pecan Power Cake

This recipe was one of our finalists for our We Local Parsnips Recipe Contest and was submitted by Nicandra Galper.  Of the recipe, Nicandra says, "This recipe is grain free and high protein. It needs very little sweetener because of the sweetness of the parsnips!"  Nicandra also offered us this accompanying haiku:

What's that earthy smell?
A veggie pie? Roasting roots?
No! It is a cake!

Bacon Apple Cheddar Turnovers

Try this delicious pasty as a tasty dessert! 

Candied Orange with Dark Chocolate

These candies keep for up to 3 months in an airtight container. Perfect for gifting to friends. 

Gluten-Free Vegan Pastry Crust

Try your own blend of gluten-free flours! This will also work well with 1 cup of white rice flour and 1 cup of brown rice flour.

Persimmon Bread Pudding

This seasonal dessert is best served topped with whipped cream, vanilla ice cream or yogurt, and can be eaten hot or cold. You can substitute brioche or Italian white bread for the challah if desired.

Inside-Out Apple Crisp

Instead of slicing apples and sprinkling them with toppings, try stuffing the topping inside a whole apple.  Skip the pans, and use the apple as the vessel for this fun, simple and delicious variation of the apple crisp!

Persimmon Olive Oil Cake

With similar texture to a zucchini bread, try your hand at using a wintertime delectable fruit — persimmons! 


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