I remember the first time I had any sort of freeze dried fruit. It was an orange segment decorating the top of a decadent, flourless, chocolate cake. I was blown away by how light and airy the orange piece was. It seemed to dissolve in my mouth so quickly, almost like cotton candy, but the flavour was so bright and intense. Since then, I’ve been wanting to try experimenting with freeze dried fruits, but have had difficulty finding any locally.
If you’ve never made cobbler before, you’re really missing out. It’s a magical and underrated dessert, perfect for any occasion. It takes little time to prepare and is a great way to make use of all sorts of fresh seasonal fruit.
I am officially obsessed with these strawberry rhubarb hand pies. The filling is to die. It’s fruity and sweet and a little bit tart. The pastry is rich and buttery. I ended up making them twice this week and both batches disappeared very quickly. I’ve had to restrain myself from making a third batch!
Whenever anyone asks me to recommend a cake recipe, this is always the first one I suggest. I love everything about this cake. It’s moist, buttery, fruity, not too sweet, and it smells absolutely heavenly. Continue reading “Strawberry Summer Cake”