Galettes are simply free-form tarts, but there is something about their ease of preparation and rustic look that makes them perfect for summer. This version replaces the traditional pâte sucrée dough with a tender cream cheese-based dough that's flavored with fresh thyme. The galette is filled with lots of fresh blackberries, meaning it's good on its own or even better with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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The best apple turnover you will ever have. Made with blitz puff pastry, the buttery and flaky pastry shell encases a sweet-tart Granny Smith apple-and-cinnamon filling that's perfectly cooked throughout.
How do you make the world's fastest strawberry shortcakes without sacrificing flavor or quality? Super-easy cream biscuits are the key to this summer dessert that comes together in 25 minutes or less.
Fresh blueberries and warm shortcakes; does it really get any better than that? Maybe with a fat scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. All you need is a sheet pan and a little elbow grease to put this crowd-pleasing cobbler together.
Buckles are so-named because the cake portion falls, or buckles, around the fruit during baking. This version pairs strawberries and vanilla in the crumb and adds ginger for a kick in the buttery topping.
Bananas are baked in a caramelized sweet brown sugar sauce and topped with bourbon and a crunchy walnut streusel.
While many bundt cakes are served with a glaze or frosting, to me, this one at its best served plain with a cup of coffee for a lingering taste of summer.
This boozy peach pie tastes even better the second day after the bourbon, ginger and peach have had a chance to meld together.