Chocolate Peanut Butter Eclairs

Another recipe I experimented with, for a family picnic, was using Choux Pastry and a peanut butter butter cream. These eclairs were to die for. They passed the test after being tested by my mother. Using the Choux Pastry recipe from my previous post for Blueberry filled eclairs seen here: https://pottsboilingover.com/2017/07/28/blueberry-cream-choux-pastry/ and using a simple recipe…

Julia Child’s Chocolate Almond Cake

“A party without cake is just a meeting.”- Julia Child. Today’s recipe I cannot take any credit for. It is straight from the pages of “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” by Julia Child. I wanted to channel one of my heroes and bake something sweet; like usual. This Cake I baked for a family…

Berry Tartlets with Chambord Custard Cream

Another great weekend including a family picnic is all I needed after a week of studying and work. So, for this family picnic I decided to make a few desserts I’ve never tried before. The love of family is truly life’s greatest blessing. Today I made berry tartlets using my favorite pastry crust, 4 different…

Cleveland Cassata Cake, Canton Style

This weekend is a new friend and classmate’s birthday. She requested a cake or dessert to celebrate. She mentioned a Cassata cake, a cake original to Cleveland, OH. So, after some research I decided why not. I’ll make a Canton version and bring it to class for everyone to enjoy. This Cake is a 4 layer…

Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake

Going away parties: another reason for cheesecake. A few months ago a beloved professor, now to friend Yvonne, moved to Florida. The last day we all made a lunch to say goodbye. So, I figured, why not bring something sweet to the potluck. This cheesecake had a cookie base, cinnamon crunch filling,  and a cream…

Red Velvet Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

A favorite flavor of mine has always been red velvet. I do not know if it is the color or the dark chocolate flavor but it is always a go-to when there’s is a decision to be made. Since it is fall, and my favorite season, I decided to decorate and make something tasty. For…

Easy Strawberry Cake with Lime Buttercream Icing.

Potts family holidays have always had a few guarantees; there will be lots of laughs, loads of love, tons of food, and the rolls will always be burnt. There is nothing that compares to a Potts Family holiday. All are welcome, some come empty handed, others; pans full of treats, but all the same; everyone…