Gâteau au Yaourt – Yogurt Cake

  It’s the best yogurt cake that I’ve ever made. What a great idea to add one teaspoon of vanilla extract in this classic French cake, I love the flavor! This cake is very easy to make and turns out well every time. I was so surprised when my daughter, who spends a lot of time cooking…

Apricot Cake

  The cookbook Breakfast on the Battery, A Charleston Chef’s Collection of Breakfast and Tea Recipes by Connie Stahl, inspired me for this recipe. I love this book, it’s a collection of great recipes.     This cake is amazing, I really enjoyed making it. To begin, you have to make the first of 2 batters. Pour…

Italian Apple Pie

    Here is a homemade Italian apple pie.  I love it, because it’s an easy and unmissable recipe. This Italian Pie (called tarte aux pommes romagnole in French) tastes just delicious. This sweet dessert is perfect for a potluck or if you a have a big family to feed. You can keep this cake at room…

Mini Chocolate Cakes

  Here is a recipe for chocolate lovers. It’s the best chocolate cake that I’ve ever had. These mini chocolate cakes are beyond delicious. They are totally chocolatey. With a cup of milk, they are incredibly scrumptious! Thanks to Christina, my sister-in law, who gave me this recipe. This summer, my family and I visited…

Cream Cheese Brownies

  I just spent 2 wonderful weeks. My niece, Araceli came to visit us with her boyfriend, David. I love to have my family at home. We were so excited to have them for a few days. David is a French cook, a great cook! How I was so fortunate to have him in my kitchen. It’s a…

The Best Carrot Cake

  What a wonderful week, I discovered a new board game : the Tock. It’s a fantastic game! I have never laughed so hard. It’s a great way to spend time with family. We played almost every evening! It’s so fun! The goal is to be the first to move one’s pieces around the board…

Nutella Mug Cake

I do not know how many times I saw my daughter making this recipe on a Sunday morning. Today, I wanted to make it myself and taste my first microwave recipe. I always try all my recipes before I post them. This morning I had some difficulties. I made this recipe twice. The first batch, I …

Petits cannelés

  Cannelé is a French pastry from Bordeaux (in southwestern France). I’ve never baked, nor eaten any cannelé before. I am so happy, they turned out perfectly! They are cute! I was so surprised how they have a crispy and caramelized shell. And they are so sweet, with a filling fragrant with vanilla and rum. It’s a…

Easy Apple Cake

  Perfect cake for a breakfast, an afternoon snack or a dessert! I just bought at lot of apples (Gala). I coudn’t wait to make apple cake. I made this recipe twice, this week. It’s so easy to make. This cake is amazing, always a big hit I added one teaspoon of Cointreau to the…