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Galette des Rois – King’s Cake

Galette des Rois – King’s Cake

It’s January 6th, Epiphany! which means, King Cake or galette des rois! In France, it’s celebrated all month long with two specific cakes – the brioche with lots of colored sprinkles or a puff pastry almond cream contraption. See below for a recipe for galette […]

Cranberry Spice Cake

Cranberry Spice Cake

Let me tell you a story where I desperately searched for cranberries in France, somehow ended up finding them, and make a cranberry spice cake. I was rather committed to the idea of doing a cranberry lemon curd tart for a Thanksgiving pastry class in […]

Chocolate Torte + Raspberry Salted Caramel & Whipped Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Torte + Raspberry Salted Caramel & Whipped Chocolate Ganache

Wow that’s quite a title! Didn’t it get your mouth watering though? for September’s Bake Along we did an incredibly moist chocolate cake using hazelnut (or almond) flour, played around with flavoring caramel with a fruit puree and whipped up chocolate ganache to make an […]

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 […]

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 […]