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French Macarons

French Macarons

Nothing looks as dainty and perfect as a French macaron. I used to think they were impossible to make but it turns out they are beyond easy. The best part is choosing the flavors and colors. I made coffee with chocolate filling and double vanilla with a dash of pink […]

Mini Apple Pies

Mini Apple Pies

So I admit to perusing Pinterest and looking for new things to try and while doing so one evening I saw these miniature apple pies and had to give it a go. However, I could not use apple pie filling out of a can and pre-made pastry dough, that’s not […]

Chocolate Eclairs

Chocolate Eclairs

These delicious eclairs look fancy and difficult but they are really fun to make. The airy chou pastry is super easy to work with and really versatile. And by the way, pastry cream is basically the best thing to come out of France. Ever. I ate four before I got to the […]

Blueberry Apple Tart

Blueberry Apple Tart

  Blueberry Apple Tart Ingredients For flaky pastry dough: 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 24 tbsps (3 sticks) plus 3 Tbs. unsalted butter cut into cubes 3/4 cup ice water 3 tsps sugar optional Instructions For the Dough: In a food processor, combine the flour and salt and […]

German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake

  German Chocolate Cake Ingredients For the Cake: 4 ounces (115 grams) semi sweet chocolate chopped 2 1/4 cups (270 grams) cake flour 3/4 cup (70 grams) unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 tsps baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup (240 ml) lukewarm coffee 1 cup (240 ml) buttermilk 1 […]