Recipes

Carrot Cake Cinnamon Cheesecake

Carrot Cake Cinnamon Cheesecake

What are your two favorite things to have for dessert at Easter? A classic carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and a cheesecake? Oh yes… SAME! This carrot cake cinnamon cheesecake recipe combines the two is a perfect make-ahead dessert, serves the masses, and is…

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…

Homemade Flour Tortilla Recipe

Homemade Flour Tortilla Recipe

When I first moved to Paris I quickly found out that the only easily accessible flour tortillas were sold at the grocery store with an expiration so far in the future, it was totally unnecessary. So what’s a Texan to do that could eat tacos…

Pre-Order My Cookbook!

Pre-Order My Cookbook!

I am so so thrilled to announce that the time has come! My book, French Pastry Made Simple, can be pre-ordered anywhere books are sold! Coming June 2021, expect foolproof DELICIOUS French pastry recipes. Each chapter starts with a core French pastry recipe (like pastry…

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Bars

I must admit that I always have a can of pumpkin in my pantry either for my favorite Pumpkin Muffins or maybe something like this! These are so delicious that Francois and I ate them all in about two days. So yes, good enough for…

Mini Bespoke Charlottes

Mini Bespoke Charlottes

These cute little French pastries were made in just over an hour in our Surprise Bake Along on September 26th! What fun they are to make! There are just three easy components… including making Ladyfingers from scratch (oui!!), a simple mousse for the interior, and…