Cakes

Lemon Blueberry Sunshine Cake

On this overcast August day, I can’t help but feel a bit gloomy. Summer is coming to an end and cold weather is just around the corner. But today’s recipe is the slice of sunshine we all need. Whether you want to bake it on a rainy day to brighten things up or double the…… Continue reading Lemon Blueberry Sunshine Cake

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

Breads

Blueberry Bread with Lemon Glaze

It’s been snowing for hours here in Boston and there’s no end in sight! Oh, how I miss warm summer days. Today, I’m sharing with you a treat filled with quintessential spring and summertime flavors: blueberry and lemon. Whip up a loaf of this bread, and it’ll feel like summer in no time… no matter…… Continue reading Blueberry Bread with Lemon Glaze

Bars

Magical Lemon Squares

You may be wondering why these lemon squares are magical… they are impossible to mess up, and they are my most-complimented dessert by far! Whenever I make these, my family finishes them in under 24 hours – they’re that good. And they’re almost too easy to make. The bottom shortbread layer is only made of a…… Continue reading Magical Lemon Squares

Breads

Lemon Poppyseed Bread

I know that for some people, January can be a pretty depressing time of year. It’s chilly, there’s snow on the ground, and for students, there are usually midterms. Even though I love winter, and snow, and honestly don’t mind midterms, I decided to whip up a springy, refreshing treat to brighten my day! As…… Continue reading Lemon Poppyseed Bread

Pies

Sweet Summer Blueberry Pie

Summer is just the best, isn’t it? The warm weather, relaxing days, and, of course, the pie!  Growing up, every summer my grandpa would spend one hot day in our beach house kitchen, making a pie for dessert that night. After having my family’s classic Italian spaghetti and meatballs, he would pull out a beautiful homemade…… Continue reading Sweet Summer Blueberry Pie

Muffins

Blueberry Lemon Muffins

I absolutely love fruit, and baking with lemons, as you probably know from my Lemon Tea Cookie recipe. I eat an apple every day, and always snack on bananas, raspberries, strawberries, and of course – blueberries! Now, blueberries are the perfect fruit for baking. Why? They’re like a healthy, juicy chocolate chip! Biting into a muffin…… Continue reading Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Cookies

Lemon Powdered Sugar Tea Cookies

I wish people threw tea parties these days. I don’t see why tea parties aren’t a common occurrence! They’re truly the loveliest type of party. Pretty pastel dresses, dainty teacups and saucers, and of course delectable sweets like petit fours, scones, and… Lemon Powdered Sugar Tea Cookies! Aren’t they adorable? Personally, I’m a pretty big…… Continue reading Lemon Powdered Sugar Tea Cookies