Packed with diced apple, sweetened with maple syrup, and spiced with cinnamon, these maple-oat apple muffins get extra sweetness and texture from a lightly spiced streusel topping. Oven warm and slathered with maple-cinnamon mascarpone, they’re a perfect fall treat.
Simple and elegant, this raspberry chocolate layer cake blends rich, decadent chocolate with tart, sweet raspberries. Raspberry liqueur adds a fruity backdrop to the chocolate cake layers, while raspberry jam and raspberry buttercream add bright sweetness.
My sweet, lovely grandmother turned 102 this month. 102! We celebrated with a raspberry chocolate layer cake almost as sweet and pretty as she is….
With minimal prep required, this blackberry crisp makes summer baking a breeze. Its sweet berry flavor and hint-of-spice oatmeal-streusel topping taste amazing oven-warm with rich vanilla ice cream.
While I was growing up, summer always meant feasting on freshly picked blackberries. Scratches from the deadly thorns perpetually lined my arms and deep purple stains covered my fingers and mouth….
Light and crunchy, these grapefruit meringues have all the sweetness of a ruby red grapefruit without its bitter edge. They taste spectacular on their own or as crisp accompaniment to a bowl of ice cream or fresh berries and cream.
A friend once told me that the best time to plant fruit trees is 10 years ago. This simple wisdom has stuck with me ever since….
With cocoa powder for bittersweet chocolate flavor and juicy raspberries for tart sweetness, these Chocolate Raspberry Muffins are a perfect breakfast or snack food. Stir semi-sweet chocolate chips into the batter for extra richness.
If you believe chocolate is a food group all its own, you’re my kind of human being. If not, we can still be friends, but I probably won’t always understand you….
Salty prosciutto, crisp apple, and creamy, rich Cambozola blend in perfection atop chewy, slightly crunchy bread in these Apple & Cambozola Crostini.
Sweet and tangy, this Margarita Tart includes fresh lime juice, tequila, and triple sec. A simple-to-prepare tortilla chip crust provides the perfect vessel for the smooth, creamy cocktail-inspired margarita filling.
Full of tangy citrus flavor, these moist lemon cupcakes provide a perfect vehicle for billowy meringue frosting. A sweet treat for lemon lovers, these Lemon Meringue Cupcakes are surprisingly simple to make.
My practical-joke-loving daughter Eliza hatched a plan to wear a shirt that reads “Life” while handing out lemons to passersby….