Freshly grated celery gives this unique cake a whisper of grassy notes, a perfect complement to its bold, earthy and spicy ginger flavor.
Freelancer Moriah VanVleet is the voice behind butter, sugar, flowers, a blog she started in 2011 to showcase her original (and often unusual) dessert recipes. Her creations have since been mentioned by the New York Times Diner’s Journal, the Huffington Post, Buzz Feed, Today.com and more. She enjoys living and working in the East Bay.
Recipe: Easy vegan coconut caramels
A batch of these chewy, rich caramels — creamy with coconut and smoky with paprika — make an uncommonly good holiday gift.
Recipe: Almond apple sherry cake
Celebrate apple season by making this delicious, succulent cake featuring comforting flavors of fall.
Dragon fruit sherbet with strawberry and lemongrass
This refreshing dragon fruit and lemongrass sherbet is topped with a layer of pureed strawberries, for a pretty, multi-textured and delightfully unique frozen treat.
Recipe: Cherry sorrel cakes
This decadent dessert recipe tops lemon-sorrel cakes with tangy, sweet in-season cherries. It’s a delightful summertime treat.
Rhubarb banana skillet cake
In this tender upside-down cake, the creamy-sweet qualities of banana balance nicely with tangy rhubarb.
Rich and refreshing grapefruit cake with grapefruit curd
Buttery with a zesty bite, this citrusy cake is at once rich and refreshing.
Celebrate the season with these citrus coconut cookies
Pluck all those lemons from the garden and make these zesty cookies — adding some toasted coconut makes a perfect match.
Pomegranate pumpkin cheesecake
If you’re looking for a new twist on a classic Thanksgiving dessert, give this silky smooth pumpkin-pomegranate cheesecake a whirl.
Citrus vanilla cauliflower cake
Tender with a bright citrus essence, this cake is a perfect way to welcome cauliflower into the world of desserts.
Whiskey fig brown butter bars
Soft and buttery, these whiskey fig bars burst with luxury and succulence.
Jicama cake with tequila-glazed nectarines
Bursting with flavors that seem destined to be together, jicama lime cake is incredibly vibrant — practically the opposite of the main ingredient within.