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SERVINGS: One 9-inch loaf cake INGREDIENTS: Chestnut Bread: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon mixed spice (or pumpkin spice) 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 4 large eggs, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup chestnut spread (clement faugier) 3/4 cup vegetable oil […]

Spiced Chestnut Bread

February 1, 2022

SERVINGS: 12 twists INGREDIENTS: 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed Egg wash (1 large egg whisked with 1 tablespoon water) 4 tablespoons grated parmesan, divided 2 teaspoons dried or fresh sage Black pepper Prosciutto INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 400 F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Unfold puff pastry on a floured surface. Brush with […]

Prosciutto Parmesan Puff Pastry Twists

December 28, 2021

SERVINGS: 8 servings INGREDIENTS: Streusel: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Cake: 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 […]

Cranberry Crumb Cake

December 10, 2021

SERVINGS: 12 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/3 cup flour 3/4 cup almond meal 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 3 large egg whites 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 black plums, stoned and cut into wedges INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat the oven to 400 F. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin with […]

Almond Plum Cakes

Almond Plum Cakes

September 23, 2021

Cinnamon Plum Crumble. I love how it sounds. I love how it tastes. It’s the kind of dessert I prepare ahead of time, before my guests arrive, and hide away in the fridge until dinner is finished. We’re usually too full to sit down to dessert right away. So I’ll pop this into the oven […]

Cinnamon Plum Crumble

October 14, 2020

SERVINGS: About 30 cookies INGREDIENTS 187 g / 1 ½ cups flour 4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 4 teaspoons cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature 200 g / 1 cup dark brown sugar 50 g / ¼ cup white sugar 72 g / 5 tablespoons pumpkin puree […]

Chewy Pumpkin Pecan Cookies

September 15, 2020

I fully believe that caramel cake was meant to be a sheet cake. Its biggest flaw is being cloyingly sweet. As a regular round cake, there is frosting all over, in between layers. But as a sheet cake, with the ideal slather of caramel frosting on top, it’s just right. The cake itself is incredible. […]

Caramel Sheet Cake

July 13, 2020

Lemon drizzle cake is an iconic British favorite. To put it plainly, it’s an ordinary pound cake with a not-so-ordinary mouth-crackling sugary topping that dries into a crunchy crust. It’s dense just like any pound cake, but the drizzle part of this dish adds extra moisture. The lemony syrup reaches down into the loaf and […]

Blueberry Lemon Drizzle Cake

June 19, 2020

I fall for just about any oatmeal cookie, but this one is one of my favorites. There’s a lot of special little touches that just make these well, amazing. For one, these aren’t just oatmeal cookies. These are very oatmeal cookies, meaning that there are A LOT of oats in here. Twice as much. The […]

Spiced Treacle Oatmeal Cookies

May 28, 2020

SERVINGS: One 9-inch tart INGREDIENTS Filling: 18 ounces fresh blueberries (about 3 cups) 140 g / 2/3 cup sugar 23 g / 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon dried lavender Egg wash: 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water   Crust: Nonstick spray 270 g / 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 170 g / 1 […]

Blueberry Lavender Tart

April 21, 2020

SERVINGS: One 9-inch tart INGREDIENTS Filling: 18 ounces fresh blueberries (about 3 cups) 140 g / 2/3 cup sugar 23 g / 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon dried lavender Egg wash: 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water   Crust: Nonstick spray 270 g / 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 170 g / 1 […]

Blueberry Lavender Tart

April 21, 2020

SERVINGS: One 9-inch tart INGREDIENTS Filling: 18 ounces fresh blueberries (about 3 cups) 140 g / 2/3 cup sugar 23 g / 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon dried lavender Egg wash: 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water   Crust: Nonstick spray 270 g / 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 170 g / 1 […]

Blueberry Lavender Tart

April 21, 2020