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The Best Blueberry Recipes

Got Blueberries? Wonderful! Here are my favorite blueberry recipes in one collection. Blueberries are one of the absolute best fruits for baking. While some berries (I’m looking at you Strawberries) are incredibly delicious when eaten out of hand, their extreme juiciness and subtle flavor can be lost when mixed with other ingredients. Blueberries, on the …

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Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

Blueberry Ice Cream! Delicious and creamy homemade ice cream made with whole berries. Fresh fruit makes an ice cream with big blueberry flavor and gorgeous color. To learn all about the basics of making homemade ice cream, check out my Vanilla Bean Ice Cream post. But first, let’s talk about this fabulous Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream. To …

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Blackberry Lemon Cake

Blackberry Lemon Cake! This beautiful layer cake is made with lemon chiffon cake, blackberry buttercream studded with fresh berries and zesty lemon curd. My recipes are often inspired by seasonal ingredients, especially fruits. You can get decent blackberries any time of year, but summer is the time for the freshest berries. I love baking with …

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Homemade Vanilla Marshmallows

Homemade Vanilla Marshmallows are in another league from the store-bought kind. They’re not even from the same planet, as far as I’m concerned. Even if you think you don’t like marshmallows give these try. They just might change your mind. If you’ve never tasted homemade marshmallows you’re in for a real treat. Homemade marshmallows are …

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Homemade Graham Crackers

Homemade Graham Crackers are crisp, crunchy and lightly honey-sweetened. They are fiber-rich with whole wheat flour and very easy to make. Sylvester Graham was an influential 19th century minister who was an important figure in the “temperance movement”. The movement encouraged followers (called “Grahamites”) to refrain from drinking alcohol and eating meat. They were told to …

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Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Tart AKA “Tart Michel”

Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Tart! You know a dessert that combines those flavors will be decadently delicious. “Tart Michel” is a perfect balance of crisp pastry, rich cheesecake, luscious chocolate and bright, fresh cherries. Why do I call it “Tart Michel”? If you’re an artist you may paint a portrait of the one you love. If …

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Coconut Shortbread Cookies

Coconut Shortbread Cookies! These perfectly buttery shortbread cookies have a lovely coconut flavor. The cookies are topped with coconut sugar two times for extra crunch and flavor. To start my coconut shortbread recipe testing I made the dough once with with coconut flour and again with shredded unsweetened coconut. These are very different products and …

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