Desserts

Dessert Recipe: Raspberry Crumble Bars

Dessert Recipe: Raspberry Crumble Bars

Easy to make for a crowd, this brunch-y dessert has a smooth Raspberry filling combined with a buttery crumb topping. The brown sugar lends a warm, cozy taste and it is delicious with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream on top. Can be prepared […]

Dessert Recipe: Hazelnut Espresso Brownies with Gianduja (Homemade Nutella)

Dessert Recipe: Hazelnut Espresso Brownies with Gianduja (Homemade Nutella)

Hazelnut Espresso Brownies with just the right amount of dark nutty and espresso flavors, these rich yet gooey brownies qualify as a dessert all on their own, but taste even better served with a cup of espresso or one better with a creamy Affogato. Spread […]

Dessert Recipe: The Lemonyest Lemon of the Lemon Squares

Dessert Recipe: The Lemonyest Lemon of the Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares are delightfully tart and so enjoyably spring-y. This recipe adds lemon zest for a bit of bite in the filling, and uses a shortbread crust to not compete with the lemon flavor, making them LEMONY Lemon Squares.  A hit as a dessert, served […]

Dessert Recipe: Moist Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Gluten-Free & Dairy Free Options

Dessert Recipe: Moist Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Gluten-Free & Dairy Free Options

It can be difficult to entertain friends with allergies and still keep everyone happy. Cupcakes are a very popular dessert option, and these Carrot Cupcakes are not at all dry or crumbly due to one special trick in prep that can withstand the substitution of […]

Recipe Homemade Linzer Tart

Recipe Homemade Linzer Tart

Homemade Linzer Tarts contain the refreshing flavoring of zest of lemon, almonds, raspberries with traditional rich cookie taste, topped with powdered sugar. These tasty cookies make a nice luncheon style dessert, tea party, bridal shower or just general treat that stands by itself.  The texture […]

Dessert Recipe: Mixed Berry Fruit Tart

Dessert Recipe: Mixed Berry Fruit Tart

Few things are as tantalizing as fresh Spring and summer fruits, especially from a local farmer’s market or even picked fresh from your own garden. Make the most of summers bounty with a Mixed Berry Fruit Tart. At just nine inches in diameter and made […]

Dessert Recipe: Chocolate Coffee Macaroon Cookies

Dessert Recipe: Chocolate Coffee Macaroon Cookies

Macaroons have reached epic popularity in part due to the colorful confections of renowned pasterries such as Ladurée in NYC and Paris. Macaroons are rumored to have more humble beginnings in Italian Monasteries where they didn’t have the sleek, colorful look associated with the modern macaroon. This […]

Cookie Recipe: Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Cookie Recipe: Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Biscotti, known in Italy as Cantuccini, are hard, crunchy cookies served as an after-dinner dessert with a drink, into which they are dunked. In Italy, they are dipped into a wine, but here they are dipped in a cappuccino, espresso, or hot chocolate. Makes for a […]

Foolproof French Macaron Batter Recipe for DIY Macarons

Foolproof French Macaron Batter Recipe for DIY Macarons

The perfect French Macaron is an art and a science.  While many, many things can go wrong, once you learn how to make the perfect macaron, it is easy to make these delightful cookies at home using this Quite A Kitchen Foolproof French Macaron Recipe. […]

Dessert Recipe: Raspberry Chocolate Cheesecake

Dessert Recipe: Raspberry Chocolate Cheesecake

This Raspberry Chocolate Cheesecake looks complicated but it is pretty straightforward to make. While a bit time consuming, the process is simple. A dense chocolate ganache cake becomes a double-baked brownie-like crust of sorts for a cheesecake, with a generous layer of raspberry layered in […]