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  • buche de noel layer cake on a cake stand with meringue mushrooms - 2

    Bûche de Noël Layer Cake

    A bûche de Noël layer cake is a spectacular but do-able holiday dessert.  This woodsy toasted hazelnut cake with chocolate hazelnut frosting tastes divine, and actually gets applause from the table…

  • meringue mushroom cookies

    How to Make Meringue Mushrooms

    I’ll show you how to make meringue mushrooms ~ these easy meringue cookies look just like cute little woodland funghi. You can use them as a decorative element on cakes and…

  • Scandinavian rice pudding with cranberry sauce

    Scandinavian Rice Pudding with Cranberries

    Scandinavian Rice Pudding with Cranberries is the very definition of comfort food, no matter what corner of the earth you currently call home.  If you’ve got a stove, a saucepan, some pantry staples, and…

  • a stack of cranberry orange cookies

    Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies

    Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies might just be the perfect little slice and bake cookies for the holidays, I’ll be making them right through to when I snag that last bag of…

  • stacked chewy ginger molasses cookies

    Favorite Chewy Ginger Cookies

    Chewy Ginger Cookies are our family’s official holiday cookie. They’re crisp on the outside, nice and chewy inside, and full of warm spices and molasses. We’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love them.…

  • cranberry shortbread crumble tart, sliced

    Cranberry Crumble Tart with Cranberry Whipped Cream

    Cranberry Crumble Tart with Cranberry Whipped Cream is a fabulous buttery shortbread crust filled with a tart cranberry filling. It goes from breakfast and brunch to holiday dessert with ease ~…

  • making cranberry whipped cream with electric beaters

    Cranberry Whipped Cream

    Cranberry Whipped Cream is a lovely sweet tart dessert topping made with fresh cranberries and sweet cream ~ it’s thick, stable, pipe-able, pretty in pink, and just delicious!  …

  • moist gingerbread loaf cake with cream cheese frosting on a plate with fork

    Gingerbread Loaf Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Gingerbread Loaf Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is an easy little baking project to get you in the holiday spirit ~ it’ll make your winter mornings (and afternoons and evenings!) a…

  • piece of flourless pumpkin bread with fork

    Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes that Go off Script

    Maybe you never liked pumpkin pie, and the thought of a super sweet pecan pie makes your teeth hurt. This might be the year to break with tradition and make exactly…

  • cranberry gingersnap pie

    Cranberry Gingersnap Pie

    This Cranberry Pie with its spicy gingersnap crumb crust and silky cranberry curd filling is guaranteed to bring a little va-va-voom to your holiday dessert table this year; the recipe is easy…

  • Taking the first bite of a maple cheesecake

    The Ultimate Maple Cheesecake

    The Ultimate Maple Cheesecake is supremely creamy and so delicious it will outshine any pie on your Thanksgiving dessert table!…

  • slices of pumpkin doughnut cake

    Pumpkin Doughnut Cake

    My Pumpkin Doughnut Cake is a golden, lightly spiced pumpkin cake with a crisp sugar doughnut crust that makes it the ULTIMATE fall coffee cake, snack cake, or dessert ~ you…

  • Praline Pumpkin Snack Cake is the ultimate fall treat, with a moist, slightly spiced pumpkin cake topped with a to-die-for praline caramel frosting ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Pecan Praline Pumpkin Cake

    Pecan Praline Pumpkin Cake is my favorite new pumpkin dessert recipe, and that’s saying a lot.  This cake has the perfect tender crumb, a lightly spiced pumpkin flavor, and an out…

  • freshly baked buttermilk pound cake on a rack with knife

    Perfect Buttermilk Pound Cake

    Perfect Buttermilk Pound Cake is that once in a lifetime recipe made with the classic ratio of butter, sugar, eggs and flour. This easy bundt cake always comes out perfect, and…

  • simple salted caramel pot de creme

    Salted Caramel Pot de Crème

    Salted Caramel Pot de Crème ~ I baked this luxuriously comforting caramel custard dessert right in my cutest Weck jars, and everybody went crazy for them!…

  • apple scones on a cooling rack

    Easy Apple Pie Scones

    Apple Pie Scones make a chilly morning feel just a little bit warmer, a little bit happier, and a whole lot more delicious. I think we should all sub out our…

  • Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies with a glass of milk

    Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies

    Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies are tender little pumpkin spice cookies with a soft melting texture and a crisp sugar coating ~ think snickerdoodle meets pumpkin spice. Hello fall!…

  • Diving into a slice of apple cake with a fork

    Apple Butter Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream

    My Apple Butter Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream is the perfect fall dessert ~ think golden apple spice cake with a plush caramel frosting. It’s got the perfect fall color palette, too;…

  • baked apple galette with plate of apples

    6 Apple Dessert Recipes That Aren’t Pie!

     An apple dessert a day might not keep the doctor away, but, who knows? Might be worth a try 😉 And anyway, you’re going to need a couple of great apple…

  • Pecan Sandies cookies on a plate

    Perfect Pecan Sandies

    Buttery Pecan Sandies are the official cookie of fall ~ feed hungry back to schoolers, or get a head start on your holiday cookie list. (But first, make a batch just…

  • a stack of maple oat nut banana bread slices on a blue plate

    Maple Oat Nut Banana Bread

    Maple Oat Nut Banana Bread is an easy banana loaf cake with a warm maple icing ~ perfect for breakfast, coffee break, or after school snacking. This recipe will zhush up…

  • baked apple galette with plate of apples

    Rustic Apple Galette

    An apple galette is a no pressure, no pretensions apple pie ~ just buttery, flaky pastry meets perfect in-season apples with a hint of sugar and spice.  No fancy pastry skills required for…

  • cranberry breakfast cake with fork

    10 Fall Breakfast Cake Recipes

    I guarantee you’ll find a new favorite in this list of comforting Fall breakfast cake recipes, so you can ring in the new season properly, with a fork and a cup…

  • taking a bite of a piece of caramel glazed apple cake

    Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

    Caramel Apple Sheet Cake is a moist apple studded cake (almost a blondie) glazed with a thick layer of caramel icing  ~ it’s a favorite fall apple dessert that’s quick and…

  • blackberry sweet roll with glaze, on a plate

    Blackberry Sweet Rolls

    Melt in your mouth Blackberry Sweet Rolls ~ these no yeast breakfast buns need no rising time, and are made with a super delicious blackberry filling using whole berries! They couldn’t…

  • spiced peach bread, sliced on parchment paper

    Easy Spiced Peach Bread

    My Spiced Peach Bread straddles the best of summer and fall, it’s got chunks of juicy ripe peach warmed up with cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg. This easy quick bread became an…

  • rhubarb crisp

    How to Make Any Fruit Crisp Without a Recipe

    How to Make Any Fruit Crisp Without a Recipe! You’ll go from craving to first bite in no time flat with this simple formula, recipe definitely not necessary.…

  • Gluten Free Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    My gluten free zucchini cake is a moist, grain-free cake lightly spiced and generously topped with my best cream cheese frosting. It’s the perfect cake to ease you into fall baking-mode.…

  • Blackberry Cobbler Bars

    Blackberry Cobbler Bars are a portable, snack-able version of everybody’s favorite summer berry dessert. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t fall hard for these vibrant shortbread bars!…

  • scooping no churn chocolate ice cream

    How to Eat Chocolate in Summer!

    These easy chocolate recipes are optimized for summer, because a decadent chocolatey dessert is a necessity in every season, and when chocolate is also refreshing, it’s pure magic ~ here’s how…