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...
coffee liqueur cream puffs

Coffee Liqueur Cream Puffs

These delicious coffee liqueur cream puffs are made with baked choux pastry, filled with a coffee liqueur cream and drizzled with a coffee liqueur glaze. Netflix suggested the other day that I watch The Great British Bake Off. I don’t...
rum-spiced pecan chocolate bark

Rum-Spiced Pecan Chocolate Bark

I’ve got a spinoff recipe from my recent rum-spiced pecan butter and chocolate cookies today and it’s beautifully easy. You start by making a batch of rum-spiced pecans by cooking the chopped nuts in a rum/sugar/butter/cinnamon/cardamom mix and then let...
cardamom donuts with cinnamon sugar

Cardamom Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

These delicious baked cardamom donuts are full of cardamom flavor, brushed with melted butter and then dipped in cinnamon sugar. Hi everyone! I hope you all had an enjoyable holiday season. I also hope you aren’t tired of sweets because I’ve...
vanilla bean cookies

Vanilla Bean Cookies

These delicious, easy-to-make vanilla bean cookies are flavored with vanilla bean seeds inside and out. The icing is made with vanilla bean seeds, powdered sugar and heavy cream for extra richness. A wonderful winter and Holiday season treat! I have...