bavarian cream

Bavarian Cream

This easy-to-make Bavarian cream is light, airy and delicious and can be flavored with either hazelnut liqueur or served with an intensely fruity raspberry coulis. Both versions make a great dessert that you can easily prepare ahead of time. This...
maple pecan bread pudding

Maple Pecan Bread Pudding

This delicious maple pecan bread pudding is made with challah bread, infused with maple and vanilla flavors and drizzled with maple cream sauce. Because there is no butter in this recipe, the pudding is not greasy at all, instead it’s...
chocolate espresso pots de creme

Chocolate Espresso Pots de Creme

These no-bake chocolate espresso pots de creme are topped with espresso-flavored whipped cream and drizzled with a sweet coffee sauce made with coffee liqueur and cream. They are not only delicious but also very easy to make, all components come together quickly on the...
stovetop apple crisp

Stovetop Apple Crisp

This warm, comforting and healthy stovetop apple crisp takes a total of only 20 minutes to prepare and does not compromise on flavor. You cook the apples in a skillet and sprinkle them with a buttery and crunchy toasted oat,...
bourbon balls

Bourbon Balls

These Bourbon balls are as delicious as they are potent. They are made with a sweet Bourbon buttercream that’s briefly put in the freezer and then rolled in chopped pecans. A drizzle of bittersweet chocolate is optional. This post was...
cheesecake cupcakes

Cheesecake Cupcakes

These easy cheesecake cupcakes strike the perfect balance between sweet and tangy with a lavender caramel sauce swirl and a lemony cream cheese and goat cheese filling. The subtle lavender flavor in these cheesecake cupcakes comes from the caramel sauce that is...
lemon cream puffs

Lemon Cream Puffs

These delicate lemon cream puffs are a great summer dessert with subtle floral and citrus flavors from a coriander-infused whipped cream filling and a light lemon drizzle. Citrus and coriander are a great pairing that I first came across a little while ago in this Coriander Key...
raspberry custard

Raspberry Custard

Say hello to spring with this creamy and delicious raspberry custard that’s flavored with lime zest and tiny pieces of crystallized ginger. The fresh fruit, the citrus and the sweet spice work together beautifully and also give this easy-to-make dessert...
chocolate bourbon donuts

Chocolate Bourbon Donuts

These delicious, light, baked chocolate Bourbon donuts are wonderfully moist thanks to a hazelnutty Nutella batter. The glaze is a wonderful espresso chocolate bourbon ganache made with heavy cream, butter, chocolate, vanilla extract, espresso powder and, of course, Bourbon. This...
coffee borgia mousse

Coffee Borgia Mousse

This delicious chocolate orange mousse is modeled after the coffee Borgia and is made with dark chocolate, instant espresso powder and orange zest. This dessert was inspired by one of my favorite espresso drinks, the coffee Borgia. A Borgia is like a...
almond orange mousse with anise

Almond Orange Mousse with Anise

This gourmet almond orange mousse with anise has a delicious, complex and sophisticated flavor but the recipe is very easy to make. The almond, orange and anise flavors play together wonderfully and make this mousse the perfect finish for an elegant...