Coconut Tres Leches

Vanilla sponge cake soaked in a coconut milk mixture, topped with whipped cream and toasted coconut. A light-airy sponge cake soaked overnight in a coconut milk mixture garnished with fresh whipped cream and toasted coconut. This cake has a perfect balance of sweetness and coconut flavor. It is easy to make but must be made […]

Bourbon Cherry Chocolate Cake

Bourbon chocolate cake, cherry bourbon filling, chocolate ganache, and fresh cherries. Indulge in this rich chocolate cake with its sweet dark cherry filling, creamy chocolate ganache, and bright, fresh cherry garnish. A delicious way to start the new year! Ganache First layer with the filling Cake with ganache This cake has a spreadable chocolate ganache […]

Croquembouche

A tower of profiteroles, filled with caramel pastry cream, held together with caramelized sugar and garnished with a snowfall of powdered sugar. The first time I saw a croquembouche, I was amazed. The dramatic presence of it just blew me away. I knew one day I would have to make this decadent tower of deliciousness. […]

Peppermint Chocolate Meringue Cookies

Crisp peppermint-flavored meringue baked with chocolate chunks and peppermint candy. I started making meringue cookies for the holidays because I wanted to use up leftover egg whites from eggnog. Every year I switch up the flavors, and this year I chose to use chocolate and peppermint. These cookies are light and crisp, like eating a […]

Gingerbread Linzer Cookies

Spiced molasses pecan cookies with homemade cranberry jam. You can’t have the holidays without gingerbread. Normally, I make chewy gingerbread cookies (my favorite), but this year I switched it up a bit. I took regular linzer cookies, added pecans, spices, and some molasses. Sandwiched the cookies around homemade cranberry jam for a tasty spiced jam-filled […]