Frostings, Ganaches & Glazes

You’ll love these light mini fresh fruit tarts that are simple to bake as an alternative to the heavy holiday food, when you can’t take another bit of chocolate. This is 3 simple from scratch recipes that start with one-bite tarts shells, which are filled with French pastry cream and topped off a fresh raspberry […]

One-Bite Fresh Fruit Tarts with French Pastry Cream & Glaze Recipe

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This is step-by-step recipe for meringue mushrooms made from scratch that you need to take your classic buche de Noel yule log cake to the next level this holiday season. These delicate and light mushrooms are the perfect cake decoration along with berries and pine needles to complete your winter cake log. Merry holidays to […]

How To Make Meringue Mushrooms

For years I avoided making pie crust.  I thought it a daunting task and I was afraid.  I am afraid no more!  After finding this easy and delicious, all-butter pie crust recipe, I can’t believe I waited so long to start making my own crust.  This all-butter crust is made with a food processor which […]

Baking Secrets: How to Make Butter Pie Crust + Recipe

I know, I know. Tis the season for all things pumpkin. I mean there is pumpkin-flavored EVERYTHING in the stores. I want to take you back to the original pumpkin fall treat, Perfect Pumpkin Bread. When something is this good, you make two. And it just so happens this recipe makes two loaves. One for […]

Perfect Pumpkin Bread with Glaze Recipe + How To Video

Mama managed a household of four girls, one work-acholic husband, and volunteered outside of the home three days a week.  Busy as she was, Mama always managed to serve a delicious home-cooked meal complete with dessert, every night.  Looking back now, I marvel at her ability to get things done and to do it with […]

Simple Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Recipe

Don’t come to the South with an empty stomach and not leave room for pound cake. It is the quintessential Southern dessert and this White Chocolate Poundcake does not disappoint. Like most pound cakes, it is moist, dense, and delicious on its own. Want to dress it up for company? Sprinkle some powdered sugar or […]

White Chocolate Pound Cake with Pecans & White Chocolate Glaze Recipe

Salted Caramel Sauce in the summer, you ask? Why, yes, I say. There are so so many ways to enjoy salted caramel sauce…ice cream, fruit, cake and of course, simply by the spoonful. No reason to save it for the chilly Fall season. I find that making my own allows me to control the salt […]

Salted Caramel Sauce Recipe

Well, the Best Chocolate Cake is a hit. Let’s take it to the next level, if that is even possible, with Minette’s Chocolate Mousse Cake. Using two layers of the Best Chocolate Cake, Mascarpone mousse, strawberries, and ganache, you can create a dessert cake that your guests will fawn over. You can never go wrong […]

Chocolate Mousse Cake with Ganache Recipe

Nothing beats the delicate sweetness of powdered sugar glass. In five minutes you can have a lovely finishing touch to any dessert. I just happen to love this glaze on pound cake but imagine the possibilities: scones, coffee cake, pound cake, donuts. You can even liven up the glaze with flavors like orange, lemon or […]

Basic Powdered Sugar Glaze Recipe

St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah is a holiday with a capital H! Schools are off, banks close, businesses shutter until after THE PARADE. A half a million visitors descend on our fine city to celebrate with us. If you have never experienced Savannah on St. Patrick’s Day, well, it is a bucket list item for […]

Guinness Stout Cake Recipe with Baileys Ganache, Mousse and Buttercream

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