Strawberry

Jammer Galette

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Jammer Galette

I can describe the Jammer Galette as a gigantic shortbread cookie with jam on top of it, covered with a layer of buttery streusel. This is another Tuesdays with Dorie assignment and the recipe for this is not very different from the cookie-sized Jammers (by Dorie) found on bon apetit.

Cupcakes

Matcha Financiers

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Matcha Financiers

Matcha Financiers from Baking Chez Moi was the second assignment for March (the first was Odile’s Fresh Orange Cake) for the Tuesdays with Dorie group. Dorie Greenspan’s recipe resulted in light, fluffy mini-muffins with a subtle matcha taste.  I will make these again, but I’ll make a note to myself now to use 2 tsp of […]

Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Panna Cotta

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Hot Chocolate Panna Cotta

One of this month’s Tuesdays with Dorie assignments is making Hot Chocolate Panna Cotta from Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan. This was given the name “Hot Chocolate Panna Cotta” because it reminded Dorie of a hot chocolate she had from a Parisian cafe. I thought I knew what this meant after reading her description of the recipe, […]

Lemon

Raspberry-Lemon Squares

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Raspberry-Lemon Squares

This month the Tuesdays with Dorie group got to choose between baking Lemon Squares, French Style and a Fluted Carrot-Tangerine Cake with Tangerine Glaze in any order. Since I already made the latter, it was time to make some lemon squares! I decided to bake Raspberry-Lemon Squares, which is basically a spin off of the Lemon Squares recipe […]

Almond

Chocolate-Covered Toffee Breakups

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Chocolate-Covered Toffee Breakups

This week’s assignment for Tuesdays with Dorie is Chocolate-Covered Toffee Breakups. If you’re a fan of Almond Roca buttercrunch, you’ll love these Chocolate-Covered Toffee Breakups. There’s a nice buttery flavor in the crunchy toffee that complements the taste of the toasted almonds and chocolate.

Apple

Apple Pielettes

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This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is for Apple Pielettes. These are tiny pies that are baked in muffin tins that have a nice buttery crust and great flavor inside and out. This is a pretty basic recipe; the part that took a little time was chilling the dough in different stages of the pie-making process.

Cake

Perfect Party Cake

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The Perfect Party Cake recipe is one that I had flagged in my copy of Baking from My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan; it was one of the first recipes in this book that I made a “must make” note for. I know a lot of October babies, and this cake sounded like the perfect dessert […]