Tag Archive | "pastry"

NORTH Festival: Kanelbullar {Swedish Cinnamon Buns}

Saturday, September 14, 2013


Our dear Swedish family friend recounts living as a 6-year-old with her grandparents in a small Swedish town. Her grandparents lived above the family-run konditori so she woke to the smell of Kanelbullar {Swedish Cinnamon Buns} and other pastries.

Sour Cherry Hand Pies

Friday, August 5, 2011


Hand pies are individual servings of pie that transport well for picnics and lunchboxes. Because of the individual portions you can make a variety of fillings and the dough freezes well if you only want to bake a small amount at a time. They were the perfect choice for me because I only had one cup of sour cherries to work with.

Raspberry Pastry Braid

Tuesday, July 19, 2011


      I love raspberries plain and simple, by the handful, on top of my yogurt, sprinkled on my pancakes, dipped in chocolate…you get the picture!  And raspberries are also one of my favorite fruits to bake with.  I had leftover dough after making hot cross buns so with a portion of the dough I made […]

Pineapple Meringue Tarts

Friday, April 22, 2011


This Easter I decided that it was time to continue a family tradition and make my family's pineapple meringue tarts in honor of Great Aunt Tadsie. Similar to lemon meringue pie, there is something light and refreshing about these tarts. And the bright yellow color and sunny pineapple flavor make them a perfect spring treat.

Wild Blackberry Pie

Monday, August 23, 2010


I love this pie during summer and I love this pie during winter (when I'm dreaming of summer). The "little wild blackberries" are the perfect combination of tart and sweet. If you don't have wild Pacific blackberries you can use the berry of your choice.

Apricot Pocket Pies

Sunday, July 25, 2010


Your kids can help make these pocket pies which are like a cross between a piece of pie and a fruit-filled pastry. Let them choose their favorite fruit filling and let them cut them in the shape of their choice.


Sunday, January 10, 2010

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Scones are a quick bread of Scottish origin that always make me think of the British tea time. There are variations around the world and you can find scones of many different flavors but in my opinion, you can't go wrong with a plain buttery scone with berry jam.

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