Tag Archives: Dessert Recipes

Bread and Butter Pudding with Maple Caramel Sauce


By Libbie Summers Photography by Jade and Matthew Take Pictures If heaven was edible, it would be this Maple Caramel Sauce.  Bread and Butter Pudding with Maple Caramel Sauce (layered brioche, chocolate, salted maple caramel sauce) Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter, softened 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 7 ounces brioche, cut into eight 1/2-inch slices, Read More »

Good Luck Pigs


By Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong Did you know it’s customary in Germany, Norway and Denmark to give the gift of a marzipan pig to bestow good luck and fortune on someone? I took that notion and ran with it and how stinkin’ cute are these marzipan pigs?!! To make them less German and Scandinavian Read More »

Salty Pumpkin Spice Cake


By Libbie Summers (from my book, Sweet and Vicious–baking with attitude, Rizzoli) Photography by Chia Chong When you say no, say it in such a way that it leaves a lasting impression. The last interview I had for a mainstream job went on for two hours and twenty-six minutes. It was a big-girl kind of job Read More »

Raspberry and Lemon Pavlova Stack


By Libbie Summers Photography by Cedric Smith for Thom Magazine Shot on location at Alex Raskin Antiques in Savannah, GA I was 26 when I served my first pavlova to a bunch of Ski Patrol hooligans in Vail, Colorado. It was a ballsy move to serve as the last course of a wild-game heavy dinner Read More »

Mega Marshmallows


By Libbie Summers Assisted by Candace Brower One hundred and fifty homemade mega marshmallows calls for the mother of all hot chocolate parties. Pile your colored and flavored boulder-sized marshmallows up in beautiful containers on one table (I chose all white to show off the subtle colors of the marshmallows). On another table, have a Read More »

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