Baking · Desserts · English

Strawberry Tartlets with Pastry Cream 

You may be tired of hearing me saying that I love strawberries. But it’s true. Strawberry is my favorite berry. When they are in season, I always make a lot of dishes with them. These strawberry tartlets remind me of my childhood. I remember when I was a little girl going to a bakery with my… Continue reading Strawberry Tartlets with Pastry Cream 

Baking · Cakes · English

Brigadeiro Cake 

Tomorrow is Father’s Day and today I made a simple, but very delicious chocolate cake with brigadeiro for my husband.  Brigadeiro is a super famous Brazilian candy. In Brazil most of the celebrations have brigadeiro or brigadeiro cake.  My husband is American and he loves chocolate. So when I (A Brazilian girl) introduced brigadeiro to… Continue reading Brigadeiro Cake 

Baking · English

Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins 

A little bit of crunchiness from the cornmeal, with the juices bursting out of fresh blueberries, and sprinkles of coarse sugar on top, make these beauties a bakery style muffin.  They have an amazing taste, not too sweet though. Perfect with a cup of coffee in the morning. I love muffins, and blueberry muffins are… Continue reading Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins 

Baking · Cakes · English · Holidays

Vanilla Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Cream 

What not to love about this cake? It is a super light and moist vanilla cake, with fresh strawberries and fresh whipped cream! A kind of a classic cake for me.  It is a perfect gift for you to surprise your mom on Mother’s Day, don’t you agree?  My mom lives far away from me,… Continue reading Vanilla Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Cream 

Baking · Cakes · English

Rainbow Sprinkle Orange Bundt Cake

Super easy, tastes delicious and looks great. This is not a traditional sprinkle cake usually made with butter, milk or buttermilk. I love sprinkle cake (also known as Funfetti cake) and I also love orange bundt cake. So I was thinking of a good combination of both. Well, I thought right. The combination turned out… Continue reading Rainbow Sprinkle Orange Bundt Cake

Baking · English · Hollidays

Honey Cake with Dark Chocolate Coating 

This cake is very easy to make. I actually shared a similar recipe on Valentine’s Day, when I made this cake and cut using a heart shaped cookie cutter. But then, I made a sandwich out of the hearts and used dulce de leche as a filling. Now this is just the cake, that I… Continue reading Honey Cake with Dark Chocolate Coating 

Baking · Cakes · English

Coconut Skillet Cake with Strawberries 

Spring is officially here. Even though we don’t have spring temperatures yet (at least on East Coast USA), the strawberries are beautiful at the grocery stores as I spotted them last weekend. I really enjoy spring. I think it is because after spring is summer, my favorite season ☀️. Now it is time to find… Continue reading Coconut Skillet Cake with Strawberries