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Mother’s Day

  • Raspberry Lemon Tea Cake with fork

    Raspberry Lemon Cake

     My Raspberry Lemon Cake recipe with lemon buttercream is made with yogurt, fresh raspberries, and lots of lemon juice for an old fashioned from scratch layer cake that’s perfect any time…

  • rhubarb muffin with butter

    Perfect Rhubarb Muffins

    Perfect Rhubarb Muffins are tender and fluffy one bowl muffins with a featherweight streusel topping. (If you haven’t baked with rhubarb yet this season, it’s time to get your act together!)…

  • a strawberry galette with fresh berries and whipped cream

    Fresh Strawberry Galette

    A fresh Strawberry Galette is  fresh, juicy strawberries, buttery pastry and freshly whipped cream pulled together for a casually elegant treat. So much easier than pie, more user friendly than a…

  • Mexican Chocolate Cake, flourless or not

    What to Bake for Mom this Mother’s Day

    Wondering what to bake for mom this Mother’s Day? Every mom is unique, and I’ve got lots of choices for easy springtime baking projects so you can find the perfect match.…

  • slices of strawberry buttermilk bread, with glaze

    Strawberry Buttermilk Bread

    Strawberry Buttermilk Bread is so delicious, so fluffy, and so easy to whip up you’ll be tempted to make this strawberry bread everyday this spring ~ and trust me, no one…

  • individual rhubarb crisps in glass jars

    Ginger Rhubarb Crisp

    My gingery rhubarb crisp is an experience ~ the glorious color, the aroma, and that famously unique flavor…how could a few stalks of rhubarb bake up into a spring dessert this…

  • strawberry sheet pan pancakes, sliced into squares

    Strawberry Sheet Pan Pancakes

    Strawberry Sheet Pan Pancakes are soft, plush, berry-licious spring pancakes baked right in the oven so everyone can dig into their warm stack at the same time. Perfect for weekend breakfasts,…

  • Norwegian Rhubarb and Almond Cake

    This Norwegian Rhubarb and Almond Cake is a delicate breakfast cake that features the unusual combination of tart rhubarb with almond. This is an ideal spring brunch cake.…

  • strawberry scones drizzled with sweet glaze

    Fresh Strawberry Scones

    Strawberry Scones are stuffed with lots of juicy fresh strawberries tucked inside a flaky tender pastry and topped with a sweet vanilla glaze. For Mother’s Day, Easter brunch, and lazy spring…

  • colorful pansy shortbread cookies

    Favorite Spring Cookies

    A few of my favorite spring cookie recipes to bake for spring holidays, weddings, showers, graduations, or just everyday munching, because our inner cookie monsters are hungry year round!…

  • 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…

  • Vidalia Onion Pie in a white pie dish on a baking sheet

    Vidalia Onion Pie

    My Sweet Vidalia Onion Pie is a highlight of Vidalia season (April through August.) It’s so easy to throw together and it keeps well in the fridge. We love it with…

  • easy fresh strawberry sauce in a jar

    Homemade Strawberry Sauce Recipe

    Homemade Strawberry Sauce is one of the best perks of spring and summer…and it takes just 10 minutes to make (be sure to freeze some for the rest of the year.)…

  • strawberry shortbread cookies

    Sparkly Strawberry Shortbread Cookies

    Sparkly Strawberry Shortbread Cookies are pretty in pink cookies that might look demure, but they pack an explosive berry flavor. The frilly edge of sparkling sugar gives a nice crunchy contrast…

  • a slice of blueberry lemon layer cake with fork

    The Spring-iest Spring Dessert Recipes!

    The days are getting longer and warmer, and our treats are getting lighter and springier! Make one of these pretty dessert recipes the centerpiece of your next spring fling.…

  • lemon velvet sheet cake

    Lemon Velvet Sheet Cake

    Lemon Velvet Sheet Cake is like a long tall glass of lemonade in a sheet pan…tart and tangy and oh so inviting. This easy vintage inspired lemon cake is a potluck classic!…

  • taking a slice of Mary Berry's Lemon Drizzle Cake

    Mary Berry’s Lemon Drizzle Cake

    Mary Berry’s Lemon Drizzle Cake is an easy tea cake with a distinctive  crunchy lemon glaze. You only need a few basic ingredients and 35 minutes to bake this lovely bundt…

  • Easy No-Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

    My Easy No-Yeast Cinnamon Rolls are thickly iced and ready to eat in under an hour! This soft and fluffy cinnamon bun recipe is no knead, no rise, and insanely delicious ~…

  • blueberry lemon breakfast cake

    Blueberry Lemon Breakfast Cake

    Blueberry Lemon Breakfast Cake  is a riff on cranberry breakfast cake, which is a take on rhubarb breakfast cake…which is a variation of peaches and cream breakfast cake… you get the idea. This blueberry…

  • asparagus and creme fraiche tart

    Simple Asparagus Puff Pastry Tart

    A simple asparagus puff pastry tart made in just a few minutes with frozen puff pastry, creme fraiche (or mascarpone, Boursin, cream cheese…) and asparagus. A shower of lemon zest and…

  • strawberry cake with fresh strawberries

    Homemade Yellow Cake with Strawberry Frosting

    Homemade Yellow Cake with Strawberry Frosting ~ simple, homey, and fresh, this strawberry cake makes such a nice finish to an early spring meal, and it would look adorable studded with…

  • Welsh cakes

    Easy Welsh Cakes Recipe!

    Welsh Cakes ~ they’re cooked on a griddle like a pancake, but can be eaten out of hand like a scone ~ these sweet, buttery little breakfast cakes are a Welsh…

  • small batch craft chocolates

    The Best Craft Chocolate in America

    The Best Craft Chocolate in America ~ these bean to bar chocolatiers are flourishing in cities all over the US using ethically sourced, single origin, organic cacao to make the most…

  • Making a blueberry muffin bundt cake with yogurt drizzle

    Blueberry Muffin Bundt Cake

    My Blueberry Muffin Bundt Cake with a sweet yogurt glaze is a delicious mash up and officially the best way to wow a brunch crowd, welcome overnight guests, or treat yourself…

  • colorful pansy shortbread cookies

    How to Make Pansy Topped Shortbread Cookies

    How to Make Pansy Topped Shortbread Cookies ~ these are my favorite buttery rich shortbread cookies topped with colorful and delicate edible flowers. This pretty tea time treat is surprisingly easy…