Recipe: Lemon Raspberry Cake with Mascarpone Buttercream Frosting
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Recipe: Lemon Raspberry Cake with Mascarpone Buttercream Frosting

I have a confession to make: I don’t generally like lemon desserts. Give me your creamy, your chocolate, your vanilla-based confections – I’ll take anything soft, buttery, and caramelized. Lemon can so often overpower, it vanquishes all other flavor, from cheesecakes to sugar cookies. Bleh. But not this time. A few weeks ago, my friend … Continue reading

Recipe: Speculoos Swirl Cheesecake with Vanilla Bean Mousse and a Butterscotch Cookie Butter Crumble
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Recipe: Speculoos Swirl Cheesecake with Vanilla Bean Mousse and a Butterscotch Cookie Butter Crumble

If Nutella is crack, then speculoos cookie butter must be krokodil. “Speculoos” doesn’t have the most appetizing name to English-speaking ears, but don’t let that stop you from trying what may be the one of the world’s best wintertime sweet snack. A traditional shortcrust biscuit popular in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany, this spiced cookie is a less … Continue reading