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Fresh Fruit Trifle

  The birthdays of my mother and my brother are within just a few days of each other.  The members of my family don’t love sweets as much as I do, and when I bake a cake for them I tend to eat the biggest piece […]

Mandarin Orange and Pomegranate Tart

This cake on MyRecipes.com caught my eye.  I absolutely love the brilliant orange of the mandarins contrasting with the bright ruby pomegranate arils!  Isn’t it such a beautiful and striking combination for fall?  I decided to use it as an inspiration for this tart.  Mandarin […]

Fresh Fruit Tart–And fun with tarts!

Tarts are one of the most beautiful and versatile desserts.  There are so many options when it comes to making a tart and the end result (a lovely classic that transports well) is worth the effort.  In most cases tarts are comprised of three (and a half) components.  […]

Clown Birthday Cake with Chocolate Pudding Filling

Do you remember when a new cuddly cub was born and we welcomed him home from the hospital with Teddy Bear Cupcakes?  Well, my friends, that was one year ago.  I know—I can’t believe it either.  Boy does time fly.  Our little one is scampering […]

Banana Pudding Tart

A few weeks ago my husband and I spent an extra long wonderful weekend in Tennessee. I had never been to the south before (other than Florida) and I was really excited for fried catfish and all things BBQ!  What I did not anticipate falling […]

Boston Cream Pie (Cake)

My dad’s favorite dessert is Boston Cream Pie.  When my mom asked me to make a cake for his birthday, my brain went crazy with ideas but I kept coming back to Boston Cream Pie.  It is his favorite, after all!  I had never made a […]