A crunchy but also luxuriously moist apple cake is topped with a velvety maple ginger custard sauce with a hint of spiced rum. For the custard maple and fresh ginger is steeped in the milk. This really brings out the warmth and spice and highlights the tartness of the apple in the cake.
Store bought mini cruller donuts are used as the base of this easy no-bake strawberry shortcake. Slice some berries and whipped up a light sweetened mascarpone and dessert is ready in 5 minutes. Like the Barefoot Contessa taught us if you don’t have homemade “store bought is fine”.
These cupcakes combine tangy fresh blackberries with rich dark chocolate. Dark chocolate cake is filled with a creamy sweet whipped blackberry mascarpone and topped with rich blackberry dark chocolate Swiss meringue buttercream. Sprinkle the whole thing with chocolate curls and top with a fresh blackberry.