All tagged almond

Spiced Roasted Plum Macarons

These macarons combine fall spices and summer stone fruit. Fresh plums are roasted with brown sugar, cinnamon, clove and star anise to warm up and deepen their sweet flavor. Then, they are mixed into Swiss meringue buttercream before being sandwiched between two fresh macaron shells. A taste of summer with the spice of upcoming fall.

Mini Brown Butter Sweet Cherry Pie Cupcakes

These cupcakes might be mini but they are big on flavor! Brown butter cake is filled with sweet cherry filling, swirled with vanilla bean swiss meringue buttercream, and topped with an almond brown butter crumb. Mixing in some Luxardo cherry liqueur into the filling help to bring out the bitter almond and tart flavors of the cherries and the warmth and spice of the crumb brings it all together.

Blueberry Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies with Vanilla Bean Greek Yogurt Filling

Okay, So calling these cookies “breakfast cookies” might be a stretch. But blueberries, oatmeal, and greek yogurt sound like breakfast to me. Let's just call these "everything in moderation" everybody needs a little sugar, breakfast cookie sandwiches. Creamy and sweet but still a bit tangy vanilla bean greek yogurt filling is sandwiched between two soft and chewy blueberry almond oatmeal cookies.

Dark Chocolate Almond Macarons

These macarons were inspired by my favorite “I just need a little chocolate” treat. Trader Joes dark chocolate almonds with turbinado sugar and sea salt. If you haven’t tried them, you need to! For the patisserie version of these treats, chocolate macaron shells are dip in dark chocolate and sprinkled with turbinado sugar and flaked sea salt. Then, filled with dark chocolate almond ganache and sliced almond pieces.

Winter White Yule Log - Coconut Almond and White Chocolate Swiss Roll

This festive Yule log combines coconut, almond and white chocolate flavors for a beautiful and delicious dessert. Almond sponge cake is rolled and covered in white chocolate coconut Swiss meringue buttercream. Topped with almond slice pinecones and white chocolate holly leaves and then sprinkled with coconut flakes and powdered sugar. This winter wonderland is sure to be the star of your Christmas dessert table.

Vanilla Almond Plum Berry Crisp

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.

Eggnog Cake

This layer cake includes a rich buttered rum soaked sponge cake and nutmeg spice swiss meringue buttercream. Decorated with fresh cranberries, almond slice pine cones, and a sprinkling of fresh powdered sugar "snow" this boozy cake version of Eggnog is perfect for your holiday table.