Chocolate Cake with Crème Anglaise

  This cake is gorgeous! What a beautiful idea for my husband’s birthday. The creme is the most difficult part of this recipe. My husband is the best at making the crème Anglaise. So I asked him to be my sous-chef. I made the cake , he made the crème. Do not hesitate to watch…

Blueberry Clafoutis / Clafoutis aux Myrtilles

A tasty and healthy dessert!   Marmiton is my favorite French magazine. This month I found a great dessert in this magazine : a clafoutis. The original recipe is “a clafoutis aux cerises”/a cherry clafoutis. At my farmer’s market, I found blueberries so I decided to use them for my clafoutis. Traditionally, my whole family…

Apple Cake / Gâteau aux pommes

Thanks to Jenn Segal from Once Upon A Chef to share this marvelous recipe! In the original recipe, Jenn used a springform pan. I just used a regular pan smaller. She also adds sugar on the top before baking, I though the cake was sweet enough without adding sugar on the top. This cake is easy to make and very…

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…