peach upside-down cake

Sweet summer peaches belong in an effortless upside-down cake, an absolute breeze to throw together in a trusty cast iron skillet. Butter, brown sugar, and a splash of bourbon coat the skillet followed by an artful arrangement of peach slices. Spoon the easy cinnamon and vanilla bean batter over the top before popping the skillet into the oven; in no time at all, the kitchen will be perfumed with peaches and caramel.

Peach Upside-Down Cake | Tutti Dolci

The cake emerges golden with juices bubbling, ready to be flipped. Cool slightly before serving and dig in – some things are meant to be enjoyed straight from the oven.

Peach Upside-Down Cake | Tutti Dolci

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No-Bake Chocolate Almond Oat Bars | Tutti Dolci

no-bake chocolate almond oat bars

Let’s start off with a confession – I’ve always been skeptical of the “no-bake” recipes I see floating around Pinterest. Out of sheer curiosity, I mixed up a batch of no-bake bars with zero expectations. Pantry staples (almond butter, honey, cinnamon, vanilla, oats) are all you need here, plus chocolate and sea salt, because why…

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Chocolate Malt Ice Cream | Tutti Dolci

chocolate malt ice cream

The best chocolate malt is so thick and creamy that you can stand up a spoon in the glass. Imagine taking that same milkshake and churning it into the creamiest ice cream, with malted milk balls mixed in for crunch. Whether you indulge in this ice cream straight from the freezer with only a spoon…

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Malted Brownies | Tutti Dolci

malted brownies

If your dad is anything like mine, he’d be thrilled with a frosty chocolate malt on Father’s Day afternoon. His nostalgia for those creamy milkshakes inspired my malted brownies – super rich, super fudgy, super decadent brownies topped with swirls of malted chocolate frosting and chocolate malt balls. These brownies are heaven for any chocoholic,…

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Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake | Tutti Dolci

blueberry streusel coffee cake

One of the finest things that could happen to a basket of blueberries is a pillowy plush coffee cake. Dotted with juicy blueberries and scattered with spiced brown sugar streusel, this is my definition of breakfast bliss (though I must warn you – this cake is the kind you’ll want to eat for breakfast, lunch,…

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Key Lime Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches | Tutti Dolci

key lime pie ice cream sandwiches

There’s something fun and carefree about turning your favorite desserts into frozen treats, making them portable and all too easy to eat poolside. If you love key lime pie, you don’t want to miss these sweet-tart, bright and tangy ice cream sandwiches. Lusciously creamy (dairy-free) lime ice cream is sandwiched between honey-graham cookies, a nod…

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Cherry Amaretto Popsicles | Tutti Dolci

cherry amaretto popsicles

If my previous popsicle posts haven’t convinced you to invest in a mold and stock the freezer with designer pops, perhaps these cherry Amaretto popsicles will. Bright and bold Bing cherry sauce is swirled with a creamy Amaretto (almond liqueur) and coconut milk mixture to create one outstanding pop. Sweet and creamy, these are absolute…

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Blueberry Crostata | Tutti Dolci

blueberry crostata

As we ease into June, I find myself more than ready for summer – ready for a slower pace, for breezy mornings spent picking pounds of blueberries and transforming them into a blissful blueberry crostata. Flaky pastry envelops bursting blueberries in this free-form pie, so simple and so scrumptious. If you live for pie, then…

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Brown Butter Cherry Cornbread | Tutti Dolci

brown butter cherry cornbread

If you are a cornbread purist, you can stop right here – this cornbread isn’t for you. For those of you comfortable with cornbread sacrilege, read on! Brown butter, brown sugar, and honey add a nutty flavor and light sweetness to this easy skillet cornbread. Studded with sweet Bing cherries and served up with a…

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