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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: 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

SERVINGS: 4 servings INGREDIENTS: 15-ounce can coconut cream, refrigerated overnight 12-ounce bag frozen cherries INSTRUCTIONS: Scoop the coconut cream from the can, leaving behind the water, and add to a blender. Add the frozen cherries and blend until smooth. Transfer the mixture to a metal loaf pan and freeze for one hour or until firm […]

Vegan Cherry Ice Cream

September 14, 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

This is the easiest apple pie you’ll ever make! I’ve seen this referred to as Swedish Apple Pie, which from what I can tell is really just a riff on Swedish smulpaj, a type of fruit crumb pie. The apples are tossed in sugar and spices and then topped with a sweet simple crust that […]

Apple Cobbler Pie (Swedish Apple Pie)

September 10, 2020

I’m a big fan of strawberry shortcake. It’s a beloved dessert during the hot months of the year. And while it never gets old, by the end of the summer, I sometimes suspire for something offbeat. So when August peaks with blackberry season, I’m ready for my Blackberry Shortcake. The cake is tender and buttery, […]

Blackberry Shortcake

August 31, 2020

SERVINGS: 8 INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons / 25 g unsalted butter, room temperature 3 large eggs 3/4 cup whole milk 2/3 cup / 135 g sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2/3 cup / 75 g flour 3/4 cup heavy cream 1 lb cherries, pitted and halved 3 tablespoons sliced almonds Confectioners’ sugar, […]

Cherry Almond Clafoutis

August 2, 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

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

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