Pies

Lovely Lemon Tartlets

Going for a walk in the sunshine today, I couldn’t help but pause to admire all of the wildflowers edging the path. From beach roses to snapdragons, each fragrant bloom captured the essence of easy late July days. These tartlets are like summer wildflowers… bold, sweet, and simple, they’re summer in a dessert. The tart…… Continue reading Lovely Lemon Tartlets

Bars

Cookie Dough Brownies

Something that I’ve found to be a no-fail crowd pleaser is cookie dough – whether it’s eaten raw from the bowl or smushed between some pretzels, cookie dough never disappoints. I’ve found the same thing to be true about brownies – I’ve yet to meet someone who’ll turn down a warm brownie. So, I thought,…… Continue reading Cookie Dough Brownies

Cupcakes

Pistachio Raspberry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

You know those days when you’re feeling really creative? Maybe you’re inspired to draw or paint or take photographs – whatever your artistic talent may be. For me, that’s baking. And today’s uniquely flavored treat came from a stroke of *brilliant* (if I do say so myself) cupcake creativity. I had some leftover plain vanilla…… Continue reading Pistachio Raspberry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Bars

Oatmeal Date Squares

I have to be honest with you guys. Before I made this recipe, I had never eaten a date. Is that weird? Or is that normal? Do you guys like dates and have them all the time, or was it just me who had been deprived of dates my entire childhood? Either way, now that…… Continue reading Oatmeal Date Squares

Cupcakes

Peanut Butter-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Buckle up, you guys. I have something today that’s guaranteed to make your Monday a little less Monday-ish. Peanut Butter-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes. That’s right. These babies are dense, moist, and oh-so chocolatey, and are sandwiched with a layer of peanut butter at the base of the cupcake, and another layer of peanut butter frosting magic…… Continue reading Peanut Butter-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Cakes

Berry Almond Cake with Coconut Whipped Cream

It’s installment number two from Mother’s Day brunch! If you missed number one, it was Carrot Cake Petit Fours… to die for carrot-y deliciousness. Today’s recipe is a perfect compliment. With sweet berries, dense and moist almond cake, and the light, slightly surprising flavor of coconut whipped cream, this Berry Almond Cake with Coconut Whipped…… Continue reading Berry Almond Cake with Coconut Whipped Cream

Bars · Cakes

Carrot Cake Petit Fours

Happy Monday, everyone! I have a super cute recipe to share with you today, packed with enough sweetness to get you through what is undoubtedly the hardest day of the week… especially after such a beautiful weekend. Carrot Cake Petit Fours! The sun’s been shining nonstop in CT, and Mother’s Day last weekend was an…… Continue reading Carrot Cake Petit Fours

Breads

Chocolate Coconut Island Bread

Hello friends! I hope you’re all doing well. I finished my freshman year of college! I can barely believe it. In some ways, this year flew by, and in other ways it felt like an eternity. It’s been a year of ups and downs, but one thing has stayed constant – sweets! I have an…… Continue reading Chocolate Coconut Island Bread

Scones

Classic Brilliant British Scones

Happy spring, everybody! It’s finally here!! I could not be happier. Finally, the hoping and wishing is done and the sun is truly shining… not just my UV lamp. Today in Boston the temperature is in the high 70s and the city is alive with the sights, sounds, and smells of spring, from newly blooming crocuses…… Continue reading Classic Brilliant British Scones

Cookies

Black & White Strawberry Cream Puffs

Hello, hello! I hope you’re all having a lovely week so far, and getting as excited for springtime as I am. I have a really exciting recipe to share today inspired by my recent obsession with The Great British Baking Show (if you haven’t watched it yet,  make sure you have zero obligations for the…… Continue reading Black & White Strawberry Cream Puffs