Originating in Milan, the history of this holiday sweet bread involves several lively tales. One story claims that panettone was created by a Milanese cavalier disguised as a baker’s apprentice, who made the treat in order to woo the baker’s daughter. Another legend asserts that a nun, Sister Ughetta, made the first panettone as a […]

Bûche de Noël Recipe


In France, it had always been a Christmastime tradition to burn a Yule log to celebrate light and rebirth, bringing families together for warmth during the holidays. During the Napoleonic years, a mandate required all chimneys to remain closed, prohibiting the use of fireplaces. The innovative minds of Parisian pastry chefs produced a delicious substitution […]

5 Best Cranberry Cake Recipes

Cranberry Cake

The bright, mouth-puckering taste of cranberries is a must-have in the winter months. This holiday season, don’t just save these tart treats for dressing your Turkey. Here are 5 of our favorite cranberry cake recipes for you to work into your holiday dessert menu. 1. Classic Cranberry Cake This moist and full-bodied mix cake can […]

Blackberry Butter Cream Icing/Filling

This is another version of my Strawberry Butter Cream Filling that has been increasing in popularity on Cake Central. This Blackberry Butter Cream is an absolutely beautiful icing and lovely filling. It sets your cakes above anyone else’s…Hope you enjoy it as much as my clients have!