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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

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

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! […]

Neopolitan Cupcakes (ie. Princess Cupcakes)

Flashback to some cupcakes I made a couple weeks ago before the craziness of the Paris move happened! What do you make for a bridal shower?? I’m a bridesmaid for my friend Catherine’s wedding and since I wasn’t going to be there for most of […]

Grapefruit Sandwich Cookies

They’re refreshing with a zing- Thanks Peter for the intro! and guess what I posted the recipe! It’s here! It’s here! hi Peter Hi! You know how you can make cookies/cakes/baked treats with lemon zest- well you can do the same with grapefruit! All you […]