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Peach Tarte Tatin

Peach Tarte Tatin

Tarte tatin is an upside down tart that is typically made with apples. Using peaches instead of apples in this classic French dessert is a great change of pace and makes this tart perfect for the summer. I used a mixture of white and yellow peaches, so you can use either type when you make your tart. The peaches do not need to be peeled ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Galettes are open faced tarts that are terrific for showcasing fresh summer fruits, and the Almond Apricot Galette from Confessions of a Bright Eyed Baker. To make the tart, a buttery pie crust is filled with a rich almond filling and topped off with lots of fresh apricots. A little bit of almond extract in the pastry dough helps to tie it in to the ... Read More »

How to Pair Wine with Dessert

Mondavi wine pairing

Wine is usually paired with savory items. When you go to a restaurant and they offer wine pairings, more often than not these pairings only extend to the appetizers and entrees – not to dessert, which is paired with only coffee more often than not. I love coffee, but I am also a fan of wine, and wine – believe it or not – can ... Read More »

Silicone Brownie Bowls

Brownie Bowls

Sometimes all it takes to take a baked good from good to great is using a pan that has a little extra flair to it. For instance, baking a cake in a fancy bundt pan instead of making it into a sheet cake gives it a lot of personality. These Silicone Brownie Bowls from Chicago Metallic have the same kind of effect. The molds are ... Read More »

Fresh Raspberry Cake

Fresh Raspberry Cake

When I think about desserts in the summer, I want things that are easy to make and that really showcase some bright, summertime flavors. Easy to make desserts are nice year-round, of course, but in the summer I want to spend the evenings outside enjoying the nice weather – not working in the kitchen – and I also don’t want to leave the oven on ... Read More »

Baking Bites’ New Look

New Look

It has been a long time since I updated the look of Baking Bites’ main page, but I’ve been working on a new look for some time now and launched it this weekend. Sorry for any downtime. I know that I helped a lot of you out by e-mailing you recipes and messaging them through Facebook! The new look has more pictures, although the photos ... Read More »

Bake it in a Cupcake

Bake it in a Cupcake

A cupcake is a treat that delivers a lot of flavor in a small, single-serving package. They’re usually dressed up with sprinkles or other pops of color on top, but when there is a surprise inside the cupcake – such as a dollop of chocolate or marshmallow filling – it makes it that much more delicious. In Bake it in a Cupcake, you’ll find dozens ... Read More »

Vanilla Cashew Butter Cookies

Vanilla Cashew Butter Cookies

Peanut butter is, hands down, the most common type of nut butter out there and it is used in all kinds of recipes, from ice creams to cookies to cakes. Other nuts can be used to make nut butter, as well, and they are just as versatile, although they lend a completely different flavor to a recipe. Cashew butter, for instance, is a mild nut ... Read More »

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