Striped Raspberry Lemon Drip Cake

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Long time no post! I know, it’s been a while. If you’ve been following along with me lately then you already know that my very generous mother dragged me along to Mexico for some much needed R&R. 🙂 I thought about scheduling a post or two while I was gone, but I had no idea what the wifi would be like or if some disaster would occur. Also, I was extremely busy throwing together this gorgeous cake right before my[Read more]

Irresistible Raspberry Pie

Hello, my friends. May I interest you in another fruity, summery dessert? This one was a blast to make because I was able to teach myself two new skills: First, how to make a lattice pattern on the top of a pie (way easier than it looks) and second, that when it comes to fruit pies, FOLLOW ESTABLISHED RECIPES. I figured out that the reason all of my pies were coming out with soggy bottoms, burnt crusts, under-baked crusts, liquid fillings, dry fillings,[Read more]

Chocolate Raspberry Napoleons

I just know that there are going to be some very angry bakers out there who will write to accuse me of cheating on this classic French dessert, which is actually more commonly known in France as mille-feuille. I decided to include it because it is one of the first desserts I made as the go-to dessert person for our Friday night neighborhood barbecues. Hence the awful photo of these beauties, literally just sitting on my kitchen counter in front of[Read more]