Posts tagged christmas
cranberry curd shortbread tart

I always feel like cranberries don’t get enough love when it comes to desserts, so this year I wanted to come up with a recipe where they were really the star of the show. So I whipped up some cranberry curd and paired it with a shortbread crust, for a simple, yet stunning tart. I topped it with a few sugared cranberries, rosemary, and meringues. Whipped cream would also be a great option if you don’t want to fuss with meringues! You can always use a star tip to pipe on whipped cream to make it look even fancier.

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Christmas cookie box // a Christmas baking round-up

For as long as I can remember, my mom has made a bunch of different kinds of Christmas cookies, barks, bars, etc, and packaged them up on plates for gifts! Most people these days don’t really need anything for Christmas, but homemade baking is always appreciated. You can never have too many cookies, right?

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peppermint mocha baked doughnuts

These peppermint mocha doughnuts are divine.  I knew that this combo of flavours had the potential to get super sweet and rich, especially with the chocolate glaze, so I made sure that the cake part of the doughnut wasn't super sweet!  The coffee and cocoa powder flavours really stand out, and then the chocolate peppermint glaze brings back a bit of sweetness.  It is so good!

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