Chai Zucchini Loaf Cakes with Cinnamon Glaze

Another zucchini loaf you say? But wait until you’ve tasted the game-changing “chai”: the spice blend brings such an amazing aromatic depth to the cakes that you might never want to go back…Sweettablescapes might not, ’cause we’re in love! The recipe is from non-other than Bake From Scratch and true to form, it is a…

Mother’s Day Treats: 2021 Round Up

May and June are a flurry of celebrations and in the cookie world, it means jumping from Teacher’s Appreciation to Mother’s Day to graduations, birthdays, bridal showers and engagements, without forgetting weddings, Father’s Day and confirmations, communions and baptisms!! Pfew…Sweettablescapes is taking a mini break to share some our Mother’s Day creations for 2021 and…

Strawberry Rhubarb Cornmeal Skillet Cake: the perfect Spring treat

As usual when receiving a new magazine issue, Sweettablescapes pounces on all the baked goods recipes; so this Strawberry-Rhubarb Cornmeal Skillet Cake immediately caught my attention in Food and Wine, May 2021. Rhubarb is currently in season, strawberries are a favorite berry and the ease of prep was a bonus; the rosemary-infused whipped cream was…

Cookies for Business

Who said you shouldn’t mix business and pleasure? Well here at Sweettablescapes, we strongly disagree; over the years, we have found that sending cookies to your co-workers, thanking a dedicated professional with a treat or promoting your company with a sweet package is ALWAYS welcome.; and what about some Decorate-Your-Own Cookie Kits to build team…

Lamington Thumbprint Cookies

In continuing our culinary tourism – since traveling outside the US this summer will still be quite limited… Sweettablescapes had to try these little Australian gems!! We had never heard of Lamingtons -small pieces of sponge cake layered with jam, dipped in chocolate and coated with coconut flakes – (as explained in Martha Stewart Magazine,…

Tiger Bread: a Netherlands’s treat

We hear that Europe will still be largely avoided this summer as a vacation spot for Americans…so what are we to do about this big part of tourism: eating foreign food..? Bake from Scratch Magazine comes to the rescue and allows us to travel in our own kitchen with several bread recipes in the newest…

Spring Cookies: floral, bridal, nuptial…

April showers, May flowers..? For Sweettablescapes, the spring months bring a multitude of celebrations, most of which have a decidedly romantic vibe. If baby showers, Christenings and birthdays are still a big part of the calendar, bridal showers, weddings and Mother’s Day bring a distinctive feminine and floral touch to our cookie orders; this year…

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Classic Marshmallow Filling

Here is an all-American dessert that Sweettablescapes had to try: the Whoopie Pie! Its name only, is a promise of fun and deliciousness and I was really curious about its origins so if you want to read more about it, this post on What’s Cooking America was very informative. Then get ready to try  these…

Spring Vegetable Quiche

Quiches are another go-to here at Sweettablescapes. We all usually have eggs and cream in the fridge which means that you can pretty much prepare a quiche any day you want with whatever vegetables you might have leftover and a bit of grated cheese. The old classic Quiche Lorraine uses bacon as the main event…

Red Velvet Cake, fit for a celebration!

Home birthday celebrations call for festive cakes no matter what! So if you are getting ready to mark a special milestone, don’t be shy and make your own classic and always beloved Red Velvet Cake. The recipe is from Baked, New Frontier in Baking by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, a trove of sweet recipes…