Ergolavous Amygdalota-Traditional Greek Almond Cookie with Pastry Cream

I am so excited to share this recipe with you as it is one of my absolute favorite Greek cookies! Have you ever heard of them? Ergolavous? Well it’s a traditional amygdaloto (almond) cookie sandwiched with decadent pastry cream! I mean who doesn’t love pastry cream! An ergolavos by definition is a builder. So the … Continue reading Ergolavous Amygdalota-Traditional Greek Almond Cookie with Pastry Cream

Gluten Free Apple Clafoutis

Clafoutis is a French dessert that is traditionally made with black cherries. It has a custard like texture and could easily be described as somewhere between a cake and flan. It hails from Limousin. When other fruit is used, this dessert is actually called a flaugnarde. Since it’s apple picking season, here is a recipe … Continue reading Gluten Free Apple Clafoutis

Mascarpone Pie with Fresh Berries and Almond Crust

This Fourth of July, I wanted to make a festive little something to decorate with the good ole red, white and blue! I decided on this fabulous, light and refreshing mascarpone pie, fragranced with lemon juice and zest. It's a no bake recipe, so it set in the refrigerator. I decorated it with sliced strawberries … Continue reading Mascarpone Pie with Fresh Berries and Almond Crust

Strawberry Crumble

What to do with a large container of overly ripe strawberries? Well, anything really! I decided that this weeks sugar free dessert should be a strawberry crumble. Very easy and perfect for your summer berries! I sweetened my strawberries with yacon syrup instead of sugar or other sweeteners. And my secret ingredient is a chocolate … Continue reading Strawberry Crumble

Chocolate Berry Jam Cake with White Chocolate Ganache Frosting

My favorite cake combination is chocolate cake and white frosting. I love white chocolate ganache! I especially love that I can make it sugar free by using sugar free chocolate chips! Sort of like a devils food cake. The filling for this version is my own sugar free seedless mixed berry jam. Best part of … Continue reading Chocolate Berry Jam Cake with White Chocolate Ganache Frosting