Orange Cranberry Polenta Cake

Orange Cranberry Polenta Cake

I am so excited to share the recipe for my Orange & Cranberry Polenta cake. It has a wonderful crunchy sugar almond topping and soaked in an orange simple syrup. This cake to me screams the holidays. I have a confession to make, I have never used fresh cranberries in any of my desserts. I’ve…

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Sweet Potato Cheesecake

sweet potato cheesecake

To all my procrastinators out there, this one is especially for you. Are you doing last minute Thanksgiving shopping but not sure what to make? Then look no further because this Sweet Potato Cheesecake will save the day! Every year it’s the same story, I write down a detailed list of everything I need yet…

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Buttercream Frosting

pumpkin spice cookies

I’ve been resisting baking anything pumpkin spice for a while now for many reasons which I wont bore you with. But since it’s November and it’s finally beginning to feel like fall in San Diego, I think it’s appropriate for the pumpkin spice baking to commence. I’m not going to lie but I’ve been a…

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Blueberry Banana Upside-Down Cake

upside down cake

While everyone is getting ready for fall, I’m over here stuck in summer mode baking in denial. I’m not ready to give up my summer berries for apples or pumpkin spice. Plus, the 90 degree weather is not helping either.         I found some really yummy blueberries at the market and I…

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Plum & Blueberry Almond Cream Galette

Plum & Blueberry Almond Cream Galette

A fruit galette is hands down one of my favorite desserts to make and eat.  The simplicity of this dessert is what I love about it the most. The dough is only five ingredients and you can use whatever fruit you have on hand. The simple ingredients in a galette create unbelievable flavors and textures…

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