Mixed Berry Crostata

163 grams (1 1/4 cups) unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 33 grams (2 1/2 tablespoons) white sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 8 tablespoons (1 stick) salted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes and chilled 3 tablespoons cold water 3 cups mixed raspberries, blueberries and/or blackberries 3 tablespoons turbinado sugar, divided 1 large egg white,… Continue reading Mixed Berry Crostata

Caramelized Summer Fruit Tart

2 tablespoons Demerara sugar, plus more as needed 2 to 5 tablespoons granulated sugar (see Tip) 2 to 3 tablespoons cornstarch (see Tip) Pinch of kosher salt 4 cups berries, or pitted and sliced stone fruit (peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums), or rhubarb (or use a combination of stone fruit and berries) 1 tablespoon lemon juice… Continue reading Caramelized Summer Fruit Tart

Strawberry Drop Biscuits (with variations for other fruit)

1 1/2 cups/190 grams all-purpose flour 1/4 cup/50 grams granulated sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 6 tablespoons/85 grams cold salted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 4 medium strawberries, cut into small 1/4-inch or 1/2-inch pieces (about 2/3 cup/100 grams), or whole blueberries, raspberries or other diced stone fruit 6 tablespoons heavy cream, plus more if… Continue reading Strawberry Drop Biscuits (with variations for other fruit)

Jackfruit Ice Cream (condensed milk version)

Ripe jackfruit – 10 Fresh cream – 200 ml medium fat Condensed milk – 1 cup Wash the jackfruit and remove seeds. Add jackfruit to blender and puree it adding very little water. Chop 3-4 jackfruit into small pieces and keep aside. Take fresh cream in a mixing bowl and beat using hand whisk or… Continue reading Jackfruit Ice Cream (condensed milk version)

Jackfruit Ice Cream (standard version with eggs)

4 egg yolks, whisked 1/2 cup sugar, or to taste 1 1/2 cups milk 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1 1/1/2 cups jackfruit jam (see related recipe) In a saucepan heat the milk on a low flame till just warm. Add the sugar and dissolve. Add a couple of tablespoons of the warmed milk to… Continue reading Jackfruit Ice Cream (standard version with eggs)

Apple Cheddar Cheese Straws

1 large egg 1/2 cup plus 2 teaspoons apple butter, divided 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (about 8 ounces), thawed 4 ounces sharp yellow cheddar cheese, grated (about 2/3 cup) 3 ounces sharp white cheddar, grated (about 1/2 cup) Flaky salt Heat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Line 2 sheet pans… Continue reading Apple Cheddar Cheese Straws

Apple Crisp

FOR THE TOPPING: 1/2 cup/71 grams all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, cardamom or nutmeg, or a combination 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt 6 tablespoons/84 grams cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 cup/116 grams chopped pecans or walnuts, or a combination 1/4 cup/28 grams… Continue reading Apple Crisp

No-Bake Cheesecake With Caramelized Pineapple and Coconut

FOR THE CARAMELIZED PINEAPPLE: 1 cup/200 grams granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups/225 grams fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into 1-inch cubes (from about 1/2 small pineapple) FOR THE CRUST: 6 tablespoons/85 grams unsalted butter (3/4 stick), melted, plus more for greasing the pan 7 ounces/200 grams gingersnaps, from about 28 (2-inch) cookies 1 tablespoon… Continue reading No-Bake Cheesecake With Caramelized Pineapple and Coconut

No-Bake Melon Cheesecake Bars

FOR THE CRUST: 9 1/2 ounces/269 grams graham crackers (about 18 whole crackers) 1/2 cup/115 grams unsalted butter, melted 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (Diamond Crystal) FOR THE FILLING: 2 (1/4-ounce/7-gram) packets powdered gelatin (about 5 teaspoons) 1 1/4 pounds/566 grams peeled cantaloupe, diced (about 3 cups) 1 (8-ounce/226-gram) package cream cheese,… Continue reading No-Bake Melon Cheesecake Bars

Buttermilk Sheet Cake With Peaches and Blueberries

16 tablespoons (226 grams; 2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for greasing the pan 3 cups (360 grams) flour 1/2 teaspoon (3 grams) baking soda 1/2 teaspoon (3 grams) kosher salt or fine sea salt 2 cups (400 grams) sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup… Continue reading Buttermilk Sheet Cake With Peaches and Blueberries

Peach and Berry Skillet Cobbler

7–8 fresh peaches – 2 lbs, peeled (optional) sliced into chunks or slices ( about 3 cups total ) or sub plums or nectarines. ( see notes) 1 cup fresh berries (optional – sub blackberries, blueberries) 1/4 cup organic sugar 1/8 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamon 1 tablespoon fresh… Continue reading Peach and Berry Skillet Cobbler

Farm-Style Peach Galette

Pie Crust: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar 10 tablespoons cold butter – cut into 10 pieces 1/4 – 1/3 cup cold water Filling 8–9 medium peaches, perfectly ripe – sliced into ½-¾ inch slices (about 6–7 cups) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 – 1/2cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar… Continue reading Farm-Style Peach Galette

Extra Crunchy Fruit Crisp

FOR THE TOPPING: 1 1/2 cups/190 grams all-purpose flour 1/2 cup/50 grams rolled oats 1/3 cup/75 grams light or dark brown sugar 1/3 cup/65 grams granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom, ginger or allspice, or use lemon zest 1/2 cup/115 grams unsalted butter (1 stick), melted and… Continue reading Extra Crunchy Fruit Crisp

Ritz Carlton Blueberry Muffins

3 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons baking powder 3/4 cup sugar Pinch salt, optional 5 eggs, slightly beaten 1/2 cup milk 5 ounces unsalted butter, melted and cooled 4 or 5 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen Additional sugar for topping Heat oven to 425 degrees. Mix all dry ingredients together. Stir in eggs,… Continue reading Ritz Carlton Blueberry Muffins

One-Bowl Skyr Cheesecake

8 ounces (227 grams) cream cheese, softened 2/3 cup (133 grams) plus 1 teaspoon granulated sugar, divided 2 cups (16 ounces/453 grams) plain low-fat skyr (Icelandic yogurt), at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced 1/2 teaspoon… Continue reading One-Bowl Skyr Cheesecake

Yogurt Parfait with Warmed Strawberries

2 cups strawberries, quartered 2 Tbsp turbinado sugar 2 cups Greek yogurt 2 Tbsp honey Granola, as much as you desire Whip cream, as much as you desire Slice the strawberries into quarters. Line the air fryer basket with perforated parchment paper (optional) and place the strawberries in the air fryer. Sprinkle the sugar on… Continue reading Yogurt Parfait with Warmed Strawberries

Extra Crunchy Fruit Crumble

FOR THE TOPPING: 1 1/2 cups/190 grams all-purpose flour 1/2 cup/50 grams rolled oats 1/3 cup/75 grams light or dark brown sugar 1/3 cup/65 grams granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom, ginger or allspice, or use lemon zest 1/2 cup/115 grams unsalted butter (1 stick), melted and… Continue reading Extra Crunchy Fruit Crumble