Double Chocolate Pots de Crème

Chocolate Pot Spoon

Pots de Crème are baked custards most often made with egg yolks, heavy cream and a small amount of sugar. They are thicker and denser in texture than pudding, far richer in flavor and incredibly silky. For an intense chocolate experience this version uses two types of chocolate – dark chocolate bars and cocoa powder.

Banoffee Pie

Banoffee Pie Slice

Banoffee Pie is a seductive British pie creation that combines sweet, sliced bananas with fresh whip cream and toffee sauce in a cookie crust. Essentially, it’s banana cream pie kicked up a notch or two. The toffee sauce is the star – it’s like liquid love – sticky, sweet and sinfully delicious.

Starbuck’s Cranberry Bliss Bars

Starbuck's Cranberry Bliss Bars

A copycat recipe for Starbuck’s famed Cranberry Bliss Bars. Notes of undying love are spread all over the Internet for these beloved treats. Even though I never had an original it’s easy to see they are deserving of all the attention they’ve garnered.

Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake with Belgium Chocolate

A tall and luscious triple layer pumpkin cheesecake covered generously in Belgium chocolate shavings. Rather than having a cheesecake and a pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving I thought it would be fun to combine them into a layered cheesecake. A thick layer of warmly spiced pumpkin cheesecake batter is encased between two thin layers of plain… 

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Almond Apple Bread with Rum Raisin Cream Cheese

Picture yourself in a forest. In the middle of nowhere. In a clearing with tall trees all around and random rays of sunlight shining through. You’re part of a small audience sitting before a large wooden table covered with all sorts of rustic looking tarts, breads and salads made with wild plants and herbs foraged… 

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