Ladyfingers, called Savoiardi in Italian, are an easy to make, simple Italian cookie with a long shape and spongy but firm texture. Ladyfingers are a bit like a small sponge cake and are often used as the base for other, more complex, Italian desserts such as tiramisu, Italian trifle (zuppaRead More →

Zeppole di San Giuseppe are made with a choux pastry. Filled with a creamy delicate Italian pastry cream and topped with black cherries. Dusted with powdered sugar before serving. They are typically made for father’s day in Italy. They can be either fried or baked. If you ask the ItalianRead More →

This is a deliciously moist Carrot Cake. A simple homemade traditional cake made with the perfect amount of spices . Finish it off with a creamy Classic Cream Cheese Frosting. Everyone will ask for seconds! Layered cakes are perfect not only for special occasions but also just because. Why notRead More →

An Italian Mimosa Cake is not only pretty to look at but really delicious to eat. A layer cake filled with an Italian chantilly cream. This cake isn’t just any cake, it was made in Italy to honour women on March 8th for International Women’s Day. What is International Women’s Day?Read More →

Kouign Amann are a delicate pastry made with a type of puff pastry, similar to the kind that is made with these Italian Chocolate Chip Sweet Buns. Sweet and deliciously buttery pastry that is perfect for breakfast or even snack. This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.Read More →

This creamy and delicious Chocolate Pastry Cream is perfect for filling cakes, cookies or even pastries, or even a quick Chocolate Tiramisu parfait dessert. Fast, easy and so tasty you will be eating it with a spoon! Finding something to fill it with is never difficult. From the Italian Famous MimosaRead More →

These Breakfast Cookies are a traditional cookie served in Italy, a fast and easy way to have your cookie and eat it at breakfast. Crunchy on the outside and soft inside. These Italian Cookies are perfect anytime! When my husband and I first got married, I could not watch my husbandRead More →

This delicious and moist Vanilla Birthday Cake is topped with a creamy rich Mascarpone and cream frosting. A soft easy to make Homemade Vanilla Cake recipe. This is one of the first layer cakes I made for the site, my youngest daughter just turned 16 and I asked her as IRead More →