cherry almond danish braid

I’m beginning to think I have a serious weakness for breakfast pastries. If I indulged at breakfast as often as I’d like to…well, let’s just say restraint can be a good thing. Sometimes a splurge is absolutely essential, especially when faced with a freshly baked Danish. This sweet yeasted bread is a bit of a cheat on the classic laminated Danish pastry, but every bit as delicious thanks to the tender cream cheese dough that rolls out like a dream.

Cherry Almond Danish Braid | Tutti DolciFresh Bing cherries take the spotlight here, topping a layer of almond paste for one irresistible filling. Drizzled with sweet Amaretto glaze, the only accompaniment this braid needs is freshly brewed coffee.

Cherry Almond Danish Braid | Tutti Dolci

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Malted Chocolate Toffee Ice Cream Sandwiches | Tutti Dolci

malted chocolate toffee ice cream sandwiches

When the weather heats up, I go into full summer mode – the freezer brims with pints of homemade ice cream and colorful stacks of popsicles. But if I’m completely honest, the ice cream sandwich is my ultimate frozen treat. It’s impossible to choose between cookies or ice cream, so the obvious choice is both!…

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Lime Chiffon Cake | Tutti Dolci

lime chiffon cake

Welcome to the redesigned tutti-dolci.com! New and notable updates: a visual recipe index and mobile responsive theme. I hope these features will be helpful! Chiffon cakes are the perfect marriage between a rich classic pound cake and airy angel food cake – simultaneously rich, light, and utterly scrumptious. This breezy cake happens to be lusciously…

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Lime Cream Cheese Cookies | Tutti Dolci

lime cream cheese cookies

Cookies, glorious cookies. Infinitely versatile and (almost) always delicious, cookies near the top of my dessert cravings. My vision of lime bars meets cream cheese cookie came together with these tasty and addictive bites. These soft batch-style cookies have the best pillowy texture thanks to cream cheese and cornstarch. Graham flour and a scoop of…

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Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake | Tutti Dolci

neapolitan ice cream cake

May is unofficially birthday month in my family and my mom leads off the celebrations. As a tribute to her love of ice cream, I surprised her with a Neapolitan ice cream cake (she’s not a birthday cake person and actually insisted that I not bake her a cake). While I respected her wishes, I…

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Raspberry-Mango Popsicles | Tutti Dolci

raspberry-mango popsicles

As April comes to a close and May is nearly upon us, it’s time to shift our thoughts to upcoming lazy summer days, filled with poolside lounging and plenty of cool and creamy treats. These bright pops are bursting with vibrant color and flavor, a perfect harmony of raspberry and mango. Coconut milk adds creaminess…

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Toasted Coconut, Cashew and Mango Granola | Tutti Dolci

toasted coconut, cashew & mango granola

If there’s one snack I’m guilty of overindulging in, it’s granola. A bowl topped with berries is my breakfast of choice, but I find myself dipping in for a cluster when my energy is waning or I simply need a crunchy bite. Since I’m sure I’m not the only granola snacker here, I put a…

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Brown Butter Strawberry Crumb Bars | Tutti Dolci

brown butter strawberry crumb bars

The crumb bar may seem humble at first glance, but I believe it’s an absolute must in any baking repertoire. Far easier and infinitely more forgiving than pie (though not lacking in buttery bliss), the crumb bar is almost universally adored by fruit dessert lovers and a breeze to throw together at short notice. Here…

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Cream and Vanilla Bean Scones with Jam | Tutti Dolci

cream & vanilla bean scones with jam

I first fell for scones while dining at The Tuck Box, a charming English-style cottage tea room in Carmel. What’s not to love about warm buttery scones served with olallieberry jam? I’ve been smitten ever since. When I came across a recipe for cream scones (just cream, no butter, eggs, or buttermilk), I dropped everything…

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