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French Macarons are the pinnacle of baking confectionery genius. Macarons take cookies to an unimaginable extreme of culinary perfection. Don’t confuse Macarons with the coconut cookies called “macaroons.” These almond flour cookies are made with a meringue base. When baked correctly, they have a light, crisp sugary coating surrounding a tender, chewy cookie interior.
This cookie mix recipe collection is just fantastic! There are four flavor variations here in one post. Homemade mixes are easy to make and you can control the ingredients. It’s a wonderful way to bake from scratch and still enjoy the convenience of a mix.
This recipe for gingerbread pound cake makes a rich, dense cake with a tender crumb. The sponge of the cake is a fine texture with a silky finish. It stays moist for several days and is heavy with spice and a hint of warm black pepper.
Looking for a quick grab-and-go breakfast that has all the rich delicious flavors of a dessert but the healthy benefits of a low-carb meal? This is it! A Coconut flour One minute microwave muffin that you literally make in a mug!
If you’ve never made a sponge cake, this is a fantastic recipe to start your baking adventure. It is also a good base in our Boston Cream Pie recipe because it doesn’t require any tricky folding or separating of eggs usually required for making a good sponge cake.
This is a big ol’ cake with a shocking red color and an extra-tender cake piled high with fluffy cream cheese frosting. The finished cake is almost a foot tall when frosted! It’s a wonderful dramatic dessert.
Cookies & Bars Recipes
Looking for a signature dessert bar that sets you apart as a totally wicked genius? This bar is loaded with decadent salted caramel enthroned in a rich buttery shortbread. It is worthy of the most gourmet bakeshop! In fact, it has been served in them!
This crisp flaky crust is the right contrast to the tender juicy fruit-filled center of this pie that is bursting with cherries and a handful of cranberries to add the right balance of tartness. There are hints of citrus and spice in the filling as well, adding subtle nuances of gourmet elegance.