cookie · gluten-free · recipe

Amaretti Cookies, aka, how to make your kitchen smell like almond heaven

Amaretti cookies are one of my favorites to make not because they are such an easy recipe but for the way they smell up the kitchen so sweetly of almonds.  It doesn’t hurt that they have a perfect combo of crunchy, almond-y, chewy, sweetness.  French-style gerbet macaroons are everywhere but I haven’t seen these little Italian macaroons around as… Continue reading Amaretti Cookies, aka, how to make your kitchen smell like almond heaven

cake · events · wedding · wedding cake

Super-Simple Coconut Wedding Cake

Though I absolutely adore an elaborately decorated fondant-covered creation, there is something lovely about a simple buttercream cake.  Typically, the more complex a cake is decorated, the less fresh the cake inside will be.  As a big fan of moist and fruit-filled cakes, a buttercream cake can be baked less than 24 hours before serving at your big event to ensure maximum freshness.… Continue reading Super-Simple Coconut Wedding Cake