Strawberry Scones

I am insanely excited about these scones, you know when you make something kind of unsure how it will turn out and it comes out not only good, but INSANELY delicious? Yeah.  That's these scones. I'm basically using any excuse I can right now to use strawberries because they're so delicious and around for what … Continue reading Strawberry Scones

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Pavlova with Strawberries and Rhubarb Cream

Pavlova is a big meringue "cake", typically topped with cream and fruit.  It's crisp on the outside and deliciously chewy on the inside and is the perfect light summer dessert. My Grandma always makes these, so naturally I was on the phone with her with any questions I had, as this was the first time … Continue reading Pavlova with Strawberries and Rhubarb Cream

Summer Pound Cake

Strawberry season is GIVING ME LIFE! There's seriously nothing better than perfectly fresh, ripe, local berries. There are endless dessert possibilities ranging from complex strawberry pastries to this simple yet delicious dessert. Honestly, you can whip it together in under 20 minutes (excluding oven time but still). This pound cake is delicious on its own … Continue reading Summer Pound Cake

Lemon Mascarpone Mille-Crepe

What's better than a crepe? How about 20+ crepes. Layered with lemon curd cream. Topped with mascarpone cream. I'm in. If you couldn't already tell, I'm a big fan of lemon desserts and for this crepe cake it was a no brainer.  One of my favourite crepe fillings is one of the most simple, a … Continue reading Lemon Mascarpone Mille-Crepe

Key Lime Pie

Last weekend I went to Sanibel Island in Florida for a family ladies weekend.  Florida conjures up a lot of images: giant alligators, weird news articles, seashells, etc, but of course also the ultimate Florida dessert, key lime pie.  I only had one piece while there (could have easily had 1 per day) and I … Continue reading Key Lime Pie