With Valentines Day right around the corner this pretty in pink "love potion" cocktail is great to share with your sweetie.
This cocktail may be short on ingredients but definitely isn't short on flavor. Blood oranges are a great bright winter citrus that taste like a cross between oranges and raspberries and the pink color is perfect for Valentines Day.
No. 9 Cocktail
- 1 oz blood orange juice
- 1 oz St. Germain Elderflower Liquor
- champagne to top
- garnish: blood orange wedge
Add blood orange juice and St. Germain to a cocktail shaker full with ice. Shake until combined and cold and poor into a coupe and top with champagne.
I don't think the sweet summer plum gets the recognition it deserves. The sweet and tart stone fruit is the star of this crumble. It is an easy dessert but has a show stopping color and flavor. The vibrant fruits are topped with a vanilla almond crumble and with just a hint of cinnamon to round out the flavor. The bright flavors of summer blended with a little warmth and spice of the coming fall season.
These coffee toffee chocolate chip cookies combine coffee toffee pieces, chocolate covered espresso beans and semi sweet chocolate chips. The toffee pieces melt and become gooey molten pools of caramel when the cookies are baked. The best part is the pieces that melt out of the sides and still remain a little bit of crunch.
Every now and then you need dessert for breakfast. This Dutch baby pancake is sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and topped with creamy greek yogurt, fresh peaches and tart raspberries. Drizzle the whole thing with maple syrup and you have the decadence of dessert disguised as breakfast.
This is my dessert version of the cocktail frosé. It is the perfect spring cocktail and this dessert combines those sweet and floral spring flavors. Dense pound cake is topped with sweet strawberries roasted with elderflower liquor and topped with a rich velvety rosé wine sabayon
Moist brown butter banana bread is layered with sweet cinnamon chocolate pecan streusel. Chocolate, pecan, and cinnamon is one of my favorite flavor combinations. Add in sweet bananas and nutty brown butter and you have a winning combination. This is a great sweet slice to have with breakfast but is also the perfect anytime snack. Add a little vanilla ice-cream to a warm slice and you have a great simple dessert too.
Giant poppyseed sweet rolls are filled with sugary lemon and blueberry filling and topped with a sweet and tart lemon cream cheese icing. These sweet and tart treats are the perfect addition to your brunch menu!
This April Fool's Day dessert may have you doing a double take. I can't help but giggle when I look at it. This dessert prank is not only sneaky its delicious! Vanilla bean cheesecake "mashed potatoes" is layered with a brown butter cookie crumble, topped with brown butter caramel "gravy" and sprinkled with sea salt and grated dark chocolate "pepper". Why not have mashed potatoes for dessert?
Gooey vanilla bean marshmallow, peanut butter and salted caramel is sandwiches between buttery chewy sugar cookies. Sugary sweet marshmallows and cookies are balanced with salty peanut butter and caramel sauce. This salty and sweet combo is hard to beat!
I am all for fudgy chocolate brownies but sometimes you need something a bit lighter, buttery and citrusy. These Lemon Pistachio Blondies are just that. Don't skimp on the lemon glaze! It's brightness pulls everything together.
This is a mashup of two of my husbands favorite desserts. Creamy and decadent vanilla mascarpone cheesecake is layered with boozy coffee syrup soaked lady fingers. It is all topped off with coffee whipped cream and sprinkled with dutch processed cocoa powder and chocolate covered espresso beans. You get all the flavors of tiramisu with the rich texture of classic New York style cheesecake.