Recipes

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 […]

Peach Crumble Tart

Peach Crumble Tart

This just screams summer and is the perfect mash-up of French and American. This Peach Crumble Tart is pretty much my French version of the All American Pie meets crumble in a tart shell. The crisp melt-in-your-mouth tart crust is filled to the brim with […]

Chaussons aux Pommes

Chaussons aux Pommes

These are divine….! Perfect for breakfast and were made on a whim, a quarantine-let’s-bake whim! These are one of Francois’ favorite things to get from a boulangerie for breakfast, and for him a sort of test of how good the bakery is (along with a […]

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 […]