Tag: cake

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 

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 

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 

Ginger Brown Sugar Cake

Ginger Brown Sugar Cake

This ginger brown sugar cake doesn’t seem like a showstopper at first glance, but don’t be fooled by its appearance. When I first took a bite of this cake, I was stunned by the super-soft crumb and the cozy-spicy flavors. The texture is velvety and 

Maple Fig Bundt Cake

Maple Fig Bundt Cake

While it’s not glamorous, a lot of my recipes come to life because of ingredients I’m trying to use up. I’m not at all ashamed to admit this because 1) food waste is the worst and 2) I’m sure that many of you search for 

Naturally Colored Rainbow Pound Cake

Naturally Colored Rainbow Pound Cake

If you’ve been following my work for a while, you know that I never shy away from a chance to add color to my desserts. I typically do that with gel food color, as it’s an excellent way to pack a colorful punch without introducing 

The Ultimate Party Cake + Magic Frosting

The Ultimate Party Cake + Magic Frosting

This recipe must be purchased to gain access!  There are desserts that are made to showcase certain flavors or techniques, and then there are desserts that are just here to party. This cake is the latter, and boy does it know how to party. It’s