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apple turnovers

Apple Turnovers (Chaussons aux Pommes)

An apple turnover is a classic pastry that has been enjoyed for centuries. And I get it, what’s not to love? These beloved sweet treats are a favorite among many, due to their flaky, buttery crust and sweet, spiced apple filling. But where did these delectable pastries come from, and when is the best time […]

Danish pancake balls

Danish Pancake Balls “Aebleskiver”

Danish Aebleskiver, also known as Danish pancake balls, is a traditional Danish food served during Christmas. The center of these Danish pastries is soft and fluffy, almost creamy. The crust is crisp and slightly browned and the apple filling is sweet and tangy. In Danish “Aebleskiver” simply means apple slices which are the most traditional […]

apple tarte tatin

Apple Tarte Tatin

An apple tart tatin is a classic French dessert everyone should learn how to make. It is also the perfect easy dessert to make for any holiday meal. Considered a simply pastry where the fruit (most commonly apples) are caramelized in butter and sugar before the tart is baked. A tarte tatin is for the most part, […]

apple strudel

Frosted Apple Strudel

I bet you had no idea I’m part German. I used to think that’s where my love of apple strudel came from. But truth be told, strudel is not German. This iconic pastry is most often associated with Austrian cuisine and can be traced back to the 17th century. The first handwritten recipe for a […]

apple tart

Apple Tart (Tarte Aux Pommes)

A Tarte Aux Pommes, or apple tart as Americans call it, is the quintessential French dessert to me.  This is one of the first sweet pastries I learned to make in culinary school and I still remember how excited I was to learn it.  I also remember how hard it was to master at first. The […]

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