Piled high with blueberries, layered with sliced nectarines or dotted with fresh figs, this Pastry Cream and Fresh Fruit Tart is delicious with any summer fruit.
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Just right for birthdays or other special occasions, this Old-Fashioned Cake is a perfect balance of moist bittersweet chocolate cake and marshmallowy icing.
The pastry cream used to fill these éclairs doesn't have to be vanilla—it can be flavored with any sort of extract or oil you'd like, orange flower water is particularly nice. Or for chocolate, simply add a few tablespoons of chocolate ganache to the pastry cream.
If you're short on ramekins these Chocolate Pots de Crème can be baked in Mason jars.