Toasted coconut pound cake enveloped in bittersweet chocolate and coconut ganache and dusted with coconut! Beautiful flavor combo and not too sweet.
Lemon Lavender Vegan Scones
Continuing with my love for lemon and lavender, these quick and easy scones went over quite well with dairy-free house guests.
Orange Sage Olive Oil Cake
With all the flavor of a pound cake, this lighter variety has a wonderfully springy mouthfeel. I love to pair herbs with desserts and found orange and sage to be a gorgeous match, but you can play with the combinations to suit your preferences- perhaps grapefruit with rosemary, or lemon and thyme, lime and black pepper even.
This is not an overly sweet cake, and it pairs nicely with a simple vanilla ice cream, plain whipped cream that allows to orange to do all the talking, or with a simple piece of dark chocolate or almonds. And like so many baked goods, this cake is exceptional the day after it’s baked.
Orange Scones with Dark Chocolate Chunks
Beautiful orange vanilla flavor combo with bittersweet chunks of chocolate all throughout.
Eggnog Bread Bake
This is a basic bread pudding or French toast bake, whatever you’d like to call it, with a hint of holiday joy from the eggnog.
Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies
I love the flavor combo of lavender and fresh lemon, and this shortbread recipe has a perfect balance of sugar and salt.
Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies
Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes
Simple, easy, delicious, chocolate cupcakes. Recipe from NY Times.
Blueberry Basil Nectarine Galette
Beautiful fruit combo that blends perfectly with fresh basil from the abundant herb garden this time of year.
Pistachio Rhubarb Bars
Recipe adapted from Smitten Kitchen’s Almond Rhubarb Picnic Bars.