pastry

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 […]

#1 Surprise Bake Along

#1 Surprise Bake Along

Introducing the new Surprise Bake Along! Let’s get together and bake – LIVE! On instagram! The final dessert won’t be revealed until we’re actually together! There will be tons of tips along the way and some new recipes that I know you’re going to love! […]

Pear Cake with Salted Caramel Mascarpone Frosting

Pear Cake with Salted Caramel Mascarpone Frosting

Wow was this cake a masterpiece! For New Years Eve, we went over to a friend’s place for dinner. She has a large terrace that overlooks the Strasbourg skyline, so at midnight we all filtered out, champagne flutes in hand to cheer in the New […]