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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…

Upside Down Rhubarb Lemon Cake

Upside Down Rhubarb Lemon Cake

Now this cake is a treat! Easy to put together and sure to put an artistic hop in your step! We learned this recipe in our latest Surprise Bake Along! What’s that you ask? Pretty much the coolest baking experience…! Every month we gather on…

Customizable Almond Cakes

Customizable Almond Cakes

Last week I was at Kate Hill’s Kitchen at Camont teaching a 5 day Pastry Workshop on all sorts of delicious French pastries. Each day we took our time mastering all the base recipes you need to go forth and create! For each recipe I…

Cardamom & Coffee Cake with fresh Raspberries & Chocolate Ganache

Cardamom & Coffee Cake with fresh Raspberries & Chocolate Ganache

This is one of those cakes where I was like, hmm, what more can I add? It was for the combined birthday of the Frenchman’s parents (they were born three days apart!). His mom loves Opera cake and coffee in desserts in general, so that…