fall bundt cake

Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Filling and Pecans

Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Filling and Pecans

This Pumpkin Bundt Cake recipe produces a quick holiday dessert that is delicious and unique. The pumpkin pound cake is moist and full of spices. Running through the cake is a tunnel of cream cheese and pecan goodness which enhances the texture and taste of this treat. An added bonus of making this dessert is your house will smell festive and welcoming!

coconut macaroons

Coconut Macaroons Recipe Without Condensed Milk

Coconut Macaroons Recipe Without Condensed Milk

This Coconut Macaroons recipe is simple to make and produces a cookie with a chewy interior and a crunchy exterior. These macaroons are naturally gluten- and dairy-free making them the perfect gift for your friends with certain dietary restrictions.

Nutella banana dessert

Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Braid in Puff Pastry

Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Braid

Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Puff Pastry Braid: One of my most popular flavor combinations at the bakery is chocolate hazelnut cream (Nutella) and bananas. I use it for cake fillings, pastry cream pies, mousses and hand-passed one-bite desserts. This combination is also a big winner at family gatherings when my French brother-in-law makes his famous crepes filled with Nutella and bananas – yum!!

how to make an upside down cake

Upside Down Carrot Cake Recipe

An Upside Down Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cherries

This upside down carrot cake recipe is easy to make and only requires one bowl, a spatula and a cake pan. Use fresh and finely grated carrots to achieve the best texture for this dessert. The addition of unsweetened applesauce adds a bit more moistness and structure to the cake without changing the flavor.

German chocolate cupcake recipe

German Chocolate Cupcake Recipe with Video

A mouth-watering German Chocolate Cupcake recipe that looks almost as good as it tastes. This recipe produces a rich chocolate cupcake topped with a creamy icing loaded with chopped pecans and sweetened coconut.

poppy seed shortbread cookie

Poppy Seed Lemon Shortbread Cookies

This Poppy Seed Lemon Shortbread Cookie recipe produces a classic melt-in-your mouth cookie that is wonderful for any occasion. Blue poppy seeds and lemon zest enhance the flavor of this butter cookie.

how to poach pears

Chocolate Filled Poached Pears in Puff Pastry

Poached Pears Filled with Chocolate Ganache and Baked in Puff Pastry

Who can resist the combination of fresh pears, chocolate ganache and puff pastry? This recipe for chocolate filled poached pears in puff pastry combines these three ingredients to make one of the most delicious desserts I can think of. Of course a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream makes for the perfect accompaniment with this dish!