Recipes

Homemade Hostess cupcakes

Cakes

Chocolate cupcakes with marshmallow cream and topped with chocolate ganache

Mr. Cheesecake Recipe

Cheesecakes

A creamy Japanese cheesecake configured for American pans and baking

Chocolate Ganache Drip Cake Tutorial

Tarts

Cakes

Ganache recipe for perfect chocolate drips

How to Frost a Semi-Naked Cake

Cakes

video on how to frost a beautiful cake

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Cakes

How to make Swiss meringue buttercream and amounts needed for cakes and cupcakes

How to Make a Number Tart

Tarts

Fruit Tart filled with Cream Cheese Pastry Cream and topped whipped cream and fruit

Lemon Cheesecake Tart

Tarts

Strawberries on top, lemon curd and no-bake cheesecake filling underneath.

Strawberry Cake Donuts

Cakes

Butter cake flavored with strawberry puree and topped with vanilla glaze

Strawberry Banana Cream Pie | Banberry Pie Recipe

Pies

Galettes and Crostadas

A homemade and fresh version of fresh strawberry and banana cream pie (from Polly's Pies in Southern California)

Cake Flour Substitute - When to use it (and When to Not!)

Cakes

A good rule of thumb for making your own cake flour

Strawberry Shortcake Trifles

Cakes

Fresh strawberry shortcake in little glasses

Why cake and cupcakes get sticky tops (And how to fix it!)

Cakes

Some good tips when working with sticky cake and cupcake tops

How to make mini cakes

Tarts

An easy tutorial on cutting mini cakes from a sheet cake, and stacking and filling them

Mini No Bake Lemon Cheesecakes

Other Pastries

Easy to make mini cheesecakes with lemon curd

Thai Bubble Tea

Miscellaneous Desserts

Homemade Thai tea with boba pearls

How to make Letter Cakes and Cream Tarts with Paper Templates

Cakes

Tools

Print out some free letter templates for your letter cake

Half Sheet Pan Yellow Cake

Cakes

How to make yellow butter cake using a half sheet pan

Boba Tea at Home

Other Pastries

Full length video on top boba tips

Four Easy Cakesicle Fillings

Cakesicles

Cake and non-cake fillings for cake pops and cakesicles

Peach Pie with Frozen Peaches

Pies

Classic peach filling that's not runny inside a flakey all-butter pie crust

Berry Chantilly Cake

Cakes

a dreamy butter cake filled with fresh Chantilly whipped cream and berries

Lemon Mochi Bars

Cookies and Bars

A chewy mochi-like lemon filling on top of sweet tart crust

Cake Planning Worksheet

Cakes

How I plan and draw out my cakes

Dalgona Coffee Tartlets

Tarts

Sweet tart crust filled with Dalgona coffee diplomat cream

Coconut Mochi Cake

Cakes

A chewy coconut cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bunny Pops

Miscellaneous Desserts

Cakes

Peanut butter filled bunnies covered in chocolate

How to Make Cakesicles - a complete guide (Cake Popsicles)

Cakesicles

How to make cakesicles using a mold. Every detail on how to cover in chocolate and decorate!

Pinata Drip Cake

Cakes

A full video tutorial on how to make a M&M filled cake with a chocolate drip

Marbled white chocolate cakesicles (cake popsicles)

Miscellaneous Desserts

Cakes

Marbled cakesicles made with colored white chocolate and filled with strawberry cake

Homemade Fortune Cookies

Cookies and Bars

Cripsy tuile cookies with personalized fortunes ♥️

Sheet Pan Brownies

Fillings

Brownies

Brownies for a crowd

Lemon Curd Tartlets

Tarts

Lemon curd inside of a sweet tart crust and topped with candied lemon slices or meringue

Super Fudgy One-Bowl Brownies

Miscellaneous Desserts

Super Fudgy One-Bowl Brownies

Peppermint Mocha Brownies

Miscellaneous Desserts

Peppermint Mocha Brownies

Caramel Macchiato Brownies

Brownies

Fudgy, espresso-laced brownies topped with caramel syrup.

Hot Chocolate Brownies

Miscellaneous Desserts

Super fudgy brownies filled with milk chocolate pieces and topped with gooey marshmallows

Pumpkin Tart

Tarts

Creamy pumpkin custard baked into an orange-vanilla flavored tart crust

Pumpkin Spice Brownies

Miscellaneous Desserts

Pumpkin Spice Brownies

Fig Honey Tart with Pistachios

Tarts

Honey-flavored pastry cream inside a classic shortcrust pastry, topped with fresh figs and crushed pistachios

How to make galaxy cakesicles (cake popsicles)

Cakesicles

How to make galaxy cakesicles (cake popsicles)

All Butter Pie Crust

Crusts

My favorite pie crust recipe + a video tutorial

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Pies

Tart apples cooked a caramel sauce encased in all-butter crust

Peach Galette with Berries

Other Pastries

A freeform pastry filled with frangipane, peaches, and summer berries

Classic Fruit Tart

Tarts

A sweet, shortbread-like crust filled with vanilla pastry cream and topped with seasonal fruit.

Uses for lemon curd and recipe

Fillings

Bright and tangy lemon filling for all types of desserts

Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream

Fillings

Pastry cream basics, variations, and a video tutorial

Perfect sweet tart crust

Crusts

The perfect tart crust: buttery and shortbread-like; easy to roll out. THE "Tasty Pastry"!

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