Year: 2022

Matcha Strawberry Swirl Cake

Matcha Strawberry Swirl Cake

Spring is finally here, and there are no better flavors to celebrate the season than strawberry and matcha! When Raaka Chocolate asked me to create a dessert for spring, I knew right away that this matcha strawberry swirl cake was the way to go. Strawberry 

Pineapple Coconut Gateau Basque

Pineapple Coconut Gateau Basque

Are you familiar with gateau basque? The technical explanation of a gateau basque is that it’s a dessert from the Northern Basque region of France, made up of a short pastry crust and filled with pastry cream and/or cherry jam. The more accurate/fun explanation of 

Maple Spelt Pancake Cake

Maple Spelt Pancake Cake

Is there anything that screams breakfast more than a stack of pancakes dripping with syrup? To me, pancakes are a special treat reserved only for the most leisurely of weekend breakfasts. I wanted to make a cake reminiscent of an easy, slow weekend morning, complete 

Easy Carrot Cake with Halvah Ganache

Easy Carrot Cake with Halvah Ganache

It’s almost Easter, so carrot cakes abound. I’m joining in the fray with this easy carrot cake with halvah ganache! While the halvah ganache sets this carrot cake apart from the typically cream-cheese-frosted variety, there’s another difference in the cake itself. That difference? This carrot 

Caramel Cheese Popcorn Cookies

Caramel Cheese Popcorn Cookies

Hi friends! I’m back with another recipe where I’m going to ask you to trust me (remember when you trusted me and made Salt & Pepper Brownies?). We’re going to put cheese in cookies to make these caramel cheese popcorn cookies! It’s going to be 

London Fog Layer Cake

London Fog Layer Cake

It’s London fog time, friends! Are you familiar with a London fog? If not, I’m thrilled to introduce you to it via this London fog layer cake. London fog is the loveliest tea latte around. I’m not a coffee drinker – I tried to become 

Cinnamon Hibiscus Chocolate Loaf Cake

Cinnamon Hibiscus Chocolate Loaf Cake

It’s no secret that I love incorporating florals into my desserts. I’ve created desserts with rosewater, orange blossom, lavender, butterfly pea flower, and more! So when Raaka Chocolate asked me to create a floral dessert inspired by their New York Botanical Garden series, I jumped 

Customizable One Bowl Cookies

Customizable One Bowl Cookies

When I develop recipes, I either go for a long, drawn out recipe with many components to be made over a period of days, or recipes that can be made NOW, with one bowl and no resting time. This recipe for customizable one bowl cookies 

Passionfruit Cheesecake with Biscoff Crust

Passionfruit Cheesecake with Biscoff Crust

Let’s talk about passionfruit cheesecake, my friends. Baking inspiration can be a little harder to find during the winter due to the lack of seasonal fruits and colorful flowers, but thanks to California, we can have passionfruit all year round! Passionfruit is lovely to work