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Our 1st Surprise Bake Along: Bespoke Jam Cake with Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Our 1st Surprise Bake Along: Bespoke Jam Cake with Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Yesterday was so much fun! Thank you to everyone that tuned in to bake with me for the very first Surprise Bake Along! I’d had the idea for a little bit to find some way to get everyone together to bake, and my friend Jen, […]

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 […]

Rhubarb Stripe Cake with Lemon and Ginger

Rhubarb Stripe Cake with Lemon and Ginger

Rhubarb used to be this very mysterious fruit to me. Or was it a vegetable? I’d heard of the classic rhubarb-strawberry pie combination but only a few years ago when I asked an American guy I was dating what his favorite dessert was. Maybe it […]

Skeleton Gingerbread Cookies

Skeleton Gingerbread Cookies

Are you ready for HALLOWEEN? I’ve got to admit it is probably my absolute favorite holiday and I’m more than happy (possibly a bit weirded out too for some reason) that Halloween is injecting itself into French culture. Halloween exhibit on the glass case of […]

Maple Cake

Maple Cake

A couple months ago we had a wedding shower for my friend Amanda. The set up was ridiculously cute with everyone pitching in different dishes. There were cookies as favors, fun games, and a crazy cute chalkboard sign! OMG we had so much fun celebrating! The debate was […]

Swirls, Dollops, & a little Crunch

Swirls, Dollops, & a little Crunch

I was hired to make close to 300 desserts for a Teacher Appreciation Luncheon. Everything was mini from tarts to cupcakes with cute little swirls on top to macarons. The light was so perfect on my mom’s drafting table that a mini photo shoot commenced! Hope you enjoy! […]