Pear and Almond Cake

You know I love pastry! This month I wanted to share a really simple style of cake that is perfect for this season’s yummy produce. Pears are perfect here, although apples would be great too! The perfect ending to our yummy autumn meal. Almond Pear Cake 100g almond flour 25g cornstarch 100g sugar pinch salt 1/2…

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Basque Cheesecakes

And because I can’t resist, dessert! These mini cheesecakes are not super sweet, in fact they are extraordinarily easy to scarf! Mini Basque Cheesecake Makes about 12 mini cheesecakes Ingredients 1 1/3 cup philadelphia cream cheese ½  cup mascarpone 1 ¼ cup granulated sugar 3 eggs 1 egg yolk 1 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla…

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Muscat de Beaumes de Venise & Apricot Upside Down Cake

I love love love this recipe, this wine, and this pairing! So let’s start with the recipe cause that was the inspiration for the pairing. This recipe is a riff on this Bon Appétit recipe for a cherry upside down cake using frozen cherries. My cake pan is an 8 inch so I reduced the…

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