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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 […]

Carrot Cake with Goat Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Goat Cheese Frosting

A little twist on a classic! Using fresh goat cheese works as a great alternative or update for a traditional cream cheese frosting on a carrot cake. Fresh goat cheese is subtle in flavor with a soft “twang” and when combined with sugar and butter, […]

Financiers: Jan 2020 Surprise Bake Along

Financiers: Jan 2020 Surprise Bake Along

On January 26th we gathered together on Instagram Live to bake Financiers, a seriously delicious almond cake. Their name comes from where the dessert originated: in the financial district in Paris. They were specifically developed as a more compact cake that businessmen could stick in […]

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 […]