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Quatre Quarts: Easy Glazed Lemon Cake

Quatre Quarts: Easy Glazed Lemon Cake

Here is the recipe from our Surprise Bake Along today: an easy glazed lemon cake! It was such fun seeing everyone! This is a very typical recipe in France called the “Quatre Quarts” (four quarters) and is the same concept of a pound cake. If…

Cranberry Lemon Curd Tart

Cranberry Lemon Curd Tart

Just last week I did my very first pastry class in Dallas, Texas. What a treat to teach in my hometown to a class of wonderful people! We made this gorgeous cranberry lemon curd tart recipe and chocolate pecan macarons as I imparted a LOT…

Holding on to Summer: A Nectarine Cake

Holding on to Summer: A Nectarine Cake

The weather just snapped today and I wished I had some of this nectarine cake on hand! In the morning, gorgeous and mild with sunshine, and in the afternoon, gray and a bit of a chill in the air. I went for a walk and…

Glazed French Madeleine Recipe

Glazed French Madeleine Recipe

A classic French madeleine comes in a beautiful shell shape- soft cake, a slight perfume of lemon, and with this recipe, a delightful crunch from the glaze on top. Tips to achieve the perfect French Madeleine: #1 Rest your batter overnight in the fridge. I…

4th Surprise Bake Along! Pate Brisee and the All American Pie

4th Surprise Bake Along! Pate Brisee and the All American Pie

This might have been one of my favorite bake alongs to date. Breaking through pie crust barriers!!! I have to admit making pie crust was intimidating for me too up until just a few years ago. Honestly I think the reason why is because there…

Lavender Lemon Cherry Cake

Lavender Lemon Cherry Cake

A cake fit for a queen served quite unknowingly on her birthday. Wow I loved making this cake!!! It’s a delicious mix of flavors. The lavender is subtle and goes perfectly with the lemon and cherry. I used my favorite cake base added dried lavender…