Delicious Reads

Back to School Treats


It’s all on your back-to-school list: bookbag, lunchbox, notebook, paper, pencils and shoes… but before you send them off to school this fall, include some special fresh-baked surprises that will remind them you’re thinking about them while they’re away from you at school.  Read more

Lighter Treats for Hot Summer Days

Raspberry ice-cream sandwich

It’s getting really warm and muggy out there.  The heat has most of us looking for something cooler and lighter to enjoy for dessert during the hot summer months.  When looking for lighter fare and cooler treats, it can be fun to put a new twist on an old favorite.

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Pool Party Favorites


When the heat is up and water is calling your name, it’s time for a pool party. Plan ahead and you’ll be as relaxed as all the kids and adults coming out of the water ready to eat! Having a variety of cool treats ready will save time and keep everyone having fun for hours.

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Cool, Creamy Pineapple Mousse Pie


This is a long-time favorite from our bakery archives that’s easily adapted to make at home.  When the summer heat has you ready to cool-down, this is a refreshing treat you can whip up in no time.

Whether you lounge by the pool or put your feet up for a movie, this easy to make pie is just the treat for to help you “chill” with a slice right out of the fridge.

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Red, White, and Blue Desserts


July Fourth is fast approaching and friends and family will gather for dinners, picnics, cookouts and parties to celebrate Independence Day.  Such a patriotic time lends itself to desserts that feature the colors of the nation’s flag.  If your event plans – or family plans – need a fresh red, white & blue dessert, here are a few suggestions you may consider for each color and a few links we’ve shared to some fun make-it-yourself Fourth of July Desserts. Read more

Have a Cool Slice this Summer


During the summer, cool refreshing pies are a hit at BBQs and picnics.  Beside cream and light mousse pies, flavors such as strawberry and key lime are big hits during the summer months.

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Ombre Cakes


Ombre cakes have been growing in popularity over the past few years, and they continue to be a beautiful and colorful option for all events. From birthdays to weddings, these cakes can fit any occasion.

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Cake or Torte, That is the Question


Both desserts involve cake, but the ingredients and form are different.

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Birthday Cakes


Birthdays are celebrated in different ways around the world, but one thing most cultures have in common is the presence of baked goods.

Whether you’re 1 or 91, you’re never too old for birthday cake. Read more

Backyard BBQ Bakes


Memorial Day is officially recognized as the time of year brave men and women of the armed forces are honored for their service and sacrifice while protecting our country and our freedom. Unofficially it’s also the start of summer and one of the first long weekends. There’s no better way to enjoy the parades, picnics, and backyard BBQs than in the company of family and friends sharing good times, great food, and delicious desserts. Read more