Pineapple and Coconut Upside-Down Cake

August 02nd, 2017  | Category: Cakes, Cookbook, Fruit

Pineapple and Coconut Upside-Down Cake

Would you believe me if I say that my favorite recipe in The Artful Baker doesn’t have chocolate or caramel in it? It isn’t one of the many ice cream recipes either. I can almost hear you gasp. I know, I wasn’t expecting it either. Considering that there is a chocolate cake using over a pound of chocolate (the one on the cover), this is a big statement, but my favorite recipe in the book is the Sour Cherry and Almond Upside-Down Cake.

And it would still be a contender even without the sour cherries on top. It is that good.

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Strawberry, White Chocolate and Yogurt Tart

June 09th, 2017  | Category: Cookbook, Fruit, Tarts and Pies

It is rare that I manage to publish a recipe for a fruit dessert before the fruit’s season is over. Almost always, by the time I’m done with the recipe testing, the photos, and the headnote, the season is long gone. I stash away everything in a folder filled with incomplete posts and when the time comes the following year, I either don’t like the photos as much as I used to or succumb to the urge to develop the recipe further. Then I become overwhelmed and move on to another project.

This strawberry tart is an exception, because I had a great starting point: The white chocolate and yogurt filling from the Raspberry, White Chocolate, and Yogurt Tart from my upcoming book, The Artful Baker.

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