spring

Mango-Berry Crisp

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Mangos, strawberries, blueberries and apples form the base of this incredible fruit crisp! Welcome Spring!

Strawberry Shortcakes

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Fresh strawberries macerated in sugar, spooned over freshly baked biscuits and topped with a dollop of whipped cream.

Teacakes with Springy Glaze

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Tender teacake cookies with a light blue glaze for spring :)

Strawberry Strawberry Cheesecake

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Celebrate the beginning of Spring with this beautiful cheesecake. With pureed strawberries blended in the cheesecake filling, a chocolate crust, and garnished with sweet and juicy fresh strawberries, this cheesecake is a strawberry-lover's dream!

White Poppy Seed & Lemon Yogurt Cake

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Love is... a cake filled with white poppy seedy and lemony goodness

Strawberry Cupcakes

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Rich moist strawberry cupcakes frosted with strawberry meringue buttercream and fresh strawberry garnish.

Mini rhubarb pavlovas

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Crisp homemade meringues topped with velvety cream and a delicious rhubarb compote - heavenly!

Strawberry Scones

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Strawberry season has begun here in the south, and I couldn’t be more excited. Strawberries are one of my favorite fruits. There is something so decadent about them, yet accessible. Dress them up, dress them down, they still taste good and there is nothing quite like fresh ones. To celebrate, I thought I’d make scones for my Thursday morning meeting with the strawberries that escaped my feeding frenzy. I have a basic scone recipe that I really like. It’s quick, simple, and only requires things you have around the house. It’s not too dry like scones can often be, and it just a little bit sweet. They go wonderfully with a hot cup of coffee, but are still moist enough that you can have them solo. I tend to add only about 1/3 cup of diced fruit to it because the scone batter is good enough to stand on its own. The fruit just adds a little something extra. I also dice the fruit because I think it incorporates into the dough more consistently and allows for more even cooking.

Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)

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The most popular food we eat during Lent is capirotada. Capirotada is a Mexican bread pudding made with cinnamon, piloncillo, cloves, raisins, bread, and cheese.

Sour Cream Cut-Out Cookies

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Sour Cream Cut-Out Cookies - traditional treats that are soft and made with cake flour.