Blog Archives for tag vanilla extract

White Chocolate Pots de Crème

Very similar to a homemade pudding, a French pot de crème is a stirred custard dessert that can be easily flavored… Continue reading »

‘Bourbon-Glazed Pound Cake’

A traditional pound cake was named just that because it typically contained a pound of flour, eggs, butter and sugar…. Continue reading »

‘Espresso Pound Cake’

A caffeinated pound cake….woo hoo!  Craving a coffee-flavored dessert, I searched online for something unique that would satisfy my sweet… Continue reading »

‘Lemon-Buttermilk Pie’

This luxurious Lemon-Buttermilk Pie comes from a superb cookbook (aptly named) Homemade Decadence.  The author, Joy Wilson, has compiled a collection of… Continue reading »

Rustic Fig & Raspberry Crostata

One of the most wonderful fruit pairings I can imagine is that of ripe, fresh figs and tart, fresh raspberries…. Continue reading »

‘Apricot & Almond Galette’

One bite of this rustic stone fruit tart and you will automatically be transported to a quaint French pâtisserie.  Made with… Continue reading »

Baked Cinnamon-Blueberry French Toast Casserole

A couple of weeks ago I was offered a free loaf of cinnamon-swirl bread at the grocery store–with no immediate… Continue reading »

Creamy (No-Bake) Cheesecakes with Rhubarb Compote

Especially during the summertime, I enjoy serving individual desserts after dinner for a perfectly sized bite of sweetness.  These no-bake… Continue reading »

Mixed Berry & Apple Crisp

The beauty of a seasonal fruit crisp is that it works with any fresh (or frozen) fruit you have on… Continue reading »

Panna Cotta Tart with Rose-Scented Strawberries

Once you master the four basic steps of making a classic Italian panna cotta, it will become of your favorite… Continue reading »