Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Cherry Party

A couple of weeks ago I worked with my sister Lindi of Love the Day to create this cherry themed party. For the menu I decided to make cherry shortbread hearts, chocolate covered cherries and vanilla cupcakes with marzipan cherry toppers. I had a wonderful time baking for this party and spending time with my sisters and nieces.

Cherry Shortbread Hearts

Vanilla Cupcakes with Cherry Marzipan Toppers

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Blueberry Financier

A financier is a light, moist cake that is often mistaken for a pastry. Many say that the cake became popular in the financial district of Paris surrounding La Bourse du Commerce (the former name of the Paris stock exchange).