Category: Cakes + Pastries

Vegan Chocolate Croissants

Vegan Chocolate Croissants

I doubted this was even possible, but boy, was I pleased with the outcome. Vegan chocolate croissants, made with homemade, dairy-free puff pasty. Yes, you read that correctly, these are vegan. This recipe is for my remarkable niece Maddie who loves sweets, but must navigate, 

Ricotta Pound Cake

Ricotta Pound Cake

Pound cake is a wonderful thing and if you ask me, it’s not made often enough. So, here’s my ultimate favorite; a ricotta pound cake, that bakes up perfectly and is moist and buttery as can be. The origins of pound cake lie in Northern Europe and 

Chocolate Macaroon Cake

Chocolate Macaroon Cake

Chocolate lovers, brace yourself, this chocolate macaroon cake is outrageously delicious and not all that hard to make. This is not my recipe, but the first time I made it I knew it was a keeper and one I must share. This cake is part 

Glazed Donut Bundt Cake

Glazed Donut Bundt Cake

In case it’s not clear from the title, yes, this is a giant glazed donut cake. Seriously, I almost don’t need to say any more. This Bundt cake is outrageously good and if you are a donut fan, think no more, skip this post, and 

Peach-Pecan Snacking Cake

Peach-Pecan Snacking Cake

In the United States Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. What it has also come to represent is a long weekend in September that unofficially marks the end of summer. As a kid raise don the east coast, this meant 

Polenta Plum Cake

Polenta Plum Cake

Two things that can make a cake remarkable are olive oil and polenta. Olive oil is used to made cakes moist and deepen the flavor profile. Like olive oil, polenta can also be added for texture as well as flavor. Although polenta and cornmeal are