Dessert Recipes

Simple Strawberry Galette

Simple Strawberry Galette

Berries make the perfect spring dessert. Toss them in a little sugar, bake them up in a fresh pie crust and savor the sweet flakiness that is a Simple Strawberry Galette. It's an amazing and yet easy dessert you can whip up for Easter Sunday or just afternoon tea....

Apple Cider Cupcakes

Apple Cider Cupcakes

I am soooo happy to finally be back with a new recipe! This last year and a half have been a crazy whirlwind of house hunting, house selling and remodeling. Thankfully we are happily settled in our new home and neighborhood which we LOVE and hope to stay in forever! I...

Gingerbread Madeleines

Gingerbread Madeleines

Something about hearing the word madeleine conjures up images of teatime in France for me. Sitting in a little cafe with a steaming pot of tea, a plate of buttery madeleines and my favorite novel. I was a little nervous to start baking these since they seem tricksy...

Chocolate Spoons

Chocolate Spoons

Hello and welcome back! I hope you have all had a wonderful holiday season so far. Ours has been busy but mostly in a good, spending time together kind of way. Today is a lovely quiet day at home and I wanted to give you one last post and recipe before the New Year is...

Dark Chocolate S’mores Tart

Dark Chocolate S’mores Tart

Happy Labor Day weekend to all my North American Readers! It's also the last hurrah weekend for us since school will start Tuesday. I was scrolling through Instagram on Friday and came across the FeedFeed contest with Ghirardelli. The challenge was to make a S'more or...

Dark Chocolate Buttercream

Dark Chocolate Buttercream

Let's talk chocolate! Easter is right around the corner and everything pastel and cute is trending but I'm looking for that chocolate fix this week. Are you a chocolate lover? This Dark Chocolate Buttercream is just what you need. I  often feel that chocolate...

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

What do you do in the middle of winter when everyone is restless and the weather is not conducive to leaving the house? It's the eternal struggle. I'll admit I've spent several days snuggled up in a chair reading a good book and drinking tea. This week I'm working on...

Dark Chocolate Mini Cakes

Dark Chocolate Mini Cakes

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. It's the perfect time to bake something delightfully indulgent. Enter these Dark Chocolate Mini Cakes with Espresso Ganache. We've got all the traditional Valentine trappings in a different kind of packaging. We'll start with...

Funfetti Celebration Cupcakes

Funfetti Celebration Cupcakes

Today is my baby girl's birthday! It's hard to believe that it's been 11 years since that adorable little baby changed our lives forever. She's now a pretty pre-teen with a quick wit, a love of everything, and some impressive artistic talent. It seemed only fitting to...

Blueberry Peach Cobbler

Blueberry Peach Cobbler

When I was young I remember going to my Grandparents house next door for dinner. I know that my Grandma was a good cook but I don't remember most of the things that she made. It's the fun meals that stick in my mind. When we visited them in Florida we got to have...

Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Whipped Cream

Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Whipped Cream

Merry Christmas!! I'm super excited to start wrapping presents this week. We're getting our tree this weekend and I have all my wrapping paper picked out. I LOVE giftwrapping. Like, seriously love it. This year I decided that Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Whipped...

Peppernut Cookies

Peppernut Cookies

Holiday baking season has officially arrived! What's on your list this year? I decided to pull out a recipe from my childhood this year - Peppernut Cookies. I started with my Aunt Marcia's recipe and made a few tweaks of my own. According to Wikepedia Peppernuts,...