With a burst of distinctive hibiscus flavor, this tender, fragrant cake offers vibrant deliciousness in every bite.
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.
Honey Dijon caramels
Welcome this favorite condiment into the world of sweets. Its essence offers intricacy, unexpectedness and thorough delight.
Naan bread pudding with cardamom caramel sauce
With its heap of warm spices and its blankets of custard-soaked fruit and naan, this layered bread pudding is pure lusciousness.
Beautiful, flavorful, versatile cranberry curd
This curd’s tartness and vibrant hue are an unmistakable capture of the berries within, and its decadent creaminess and hints of vanilla and salt will make you want to spread it on nearly everything.
Fig and mascarpone pie with cardamom
Fresh, jammy figs make for an elegant and seasonal topping for a creamy mascarpone custard pie.
Aperol spritz cupcakes
With their tender, airy, citrus-speckled crumb, these Aperol spritz cupcakes are a nod to the cocktail they celebrate and to the nuptials that sparked their inception.
Double plum torte
With its fragrant maple-vanilla batter, this beautiful torte celebrates both dried and fresh plums in a single, succulent form.
Rhubarb rum sandwich cakes
Creamy, tangy, and warm, these little cakes are a scrumptious way to celebrate the season and catch rhubarb while you can.
Mulberry oat cookies
With their soft, tender bite and their deliciously distinctive flavors, mulberry oat cookies are wholesome and delicious.
Sesame halvah cookies
Surrounded with buttery dough and topped with rich chocolate, the decadence of halvah is truly celebrated in these one of a kind cookies
Cranberry clove cookies
With their shortbread-like dough, warm cloves and tangy citrus zest, these cranberry clove cookies will fill your kitchen with a festive, mouthwatering scent.
Spiced pear sandwich cakes
Imperfectly shaped pear-flecked mini cakes, sandwiched with oozing cream cheese filling and a juicy slice of fruit: bon appetit!