Caramelized Apple Pecan Cake

Do you ever see a good deal on something and just go for it without thinking of the ramifications or whether it will fit in your fridge/closet?  That was me this weekend. I bought a big basket of apples because I love Fiji apples and it was a good deal, then got home and realized … Continue reading Caramelized Apple Pecan Cake

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