15 Thanksgiving Desserts That Go Beyond Pie

If you’re like me, by the time November hits you’re already thinking ahead to Thanksgiving desserts. The holiday meal, of course, has plenty to offer, but what stands out more to your guests than the grand finale? Whether you are looking for simple or classic fall flavors, or want to try something a little different this year, I’ve put together a list of some of my favorite Thanksgiving Desserts. Of course, if you want to keep it simple, you can always make a classic apple pie. Or better yet, if your guest list is big enough make the apple pie and one or two of these recipes.

These 15 desserts will help you shake things up if you are looking for something other than pie this year. And if you are looking for even more Thanksgiving Dessert ideas, check out some of these favorites:

Read More

Ginger Desserts

Poached Pear Ginger Cake | Ginger Desserts

Perhaps it’s because of the classic gingerbread houses and gingerbread men, but ginger is one of those flavors associated with Christmas and the holiday season. I love baking with the fragrant and peppery sweet spice all fall and winter, so it’s no wonder that these ginger desserts would be perfect at a holiday feast. The ginger stands out as the star in some of these treats, but even when it takes a backseat you’ll get a nice kick of the seasonal favorite.

Read More

3 Spooky Halloween Desserts

I love looking back at some of my old recipes. These three Halloween desserts are from the early years of my blog (which is obvious from my photography skills) when my kids were younger and loved fun Halloween-themed treats. I dug them up to share with all of you and your kids, because these are a blast to make with kids, and just as much fun to serve at an adult Halloween party.

Read More

Holiday Gift Guide for Bakers

Host Zoe Francois prepares her tube pan to make her pear cardamom cake, as seen on Zoe Bakes, season 1.

The holiday season is upon us! It should come as no surprise that in my house this is a time of year for desserts and baked treats (as if there is a time of year that isn’t). It’s also a time for gathering with friends and family and sharing some of your favorite meals and baked goods. 

I always feel like the best gifts are ones that share experiences with others, and food is one of the best ways to share. With that in mind, I’ve put together a list of my essential tools for baking—to add to your wish list or to gift to the bakers in your life. If you ever wonder what I use in my own kitchen, head on over to my Amazon shop to find absolutely everything.

Read More