Chocolate Covered Strawberries

For an easy treat that was fun to create and always delicious here is a quick recipe for chocolate covered strawberries. Because I like to get the most out of my ingredients I used a whole 12oz bag of milk chocolate chips and two lbs of fresh washed strawberries. I added 1/2 Tbs vegetable oil…

Giant Strawberry and Cream French Macarons

If you know me, you know I love everything about French Macarons. I found this recipe while I was looking for a new one to try, and having fresh strawberries in the fridge, I decided to make these sweet light desserts. These cookies are two large Macaron shells with homemade sweetened whipped cream and fresh…

Strawberry & Chocolate Ganache Tart

As a busy fall beings with graduation, weddings, and holidays my time is limited for easy evenings off to bake and relax. This past week I found an evening to relax and listen to some records and bake. This tart has a rich chocolate filling covered w fresh strawberries. I used Ghiradelli chocolate chips for…

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…

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…

Strawberry & Blueberry Tart with Lemon Curd Mascarpone

When you have fresh blueberries and strawberries on hand, what do you do? I’ll pair it with some cream, a crust, and be a happy, happy boy. This recipe is easy to whip up for a fresh dessert during the summer or anytime. It looks impressive and tastes delicious! Strawberry and Blueberry Tart with Lemon…

Mary Berry’s Bakewell Tart

Sticking with my love of The British Baking Show, here is a tasty tart I made during my week of vacation last week. I used one of my new favorites, Mary Berry’s recipe for a Bakewell Tart. This pastry has a basic vanilla tart crust with a small hit of fruit preserves in the bottom…