Caramel Banana Cake

Makes a 3-layer cake that will serve at least 12 people: Caramel Sauce Makes approximately 3 cups 2 cups cream 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup butter, cubed 1/2 teaspoon salt Warm the cream in a small saucepan over low to medium heat. Don’t let it boil; just keep it warm. Stir

No-Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake

Ingredients: 2 pounds fresh strawberries, washed 3 1/4 cups whipping cream, divided 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon rosewater (optional) 4 sleeves (about 19 ounces, or 24 to 28 whole crackers) graham crackers 2 ounces dark chocolate, finely chopped   Directions: Take out a few of the best-looking strawberries and set them

Apple Pie Cupcakes

These cupcakes are made with store-bought cinnamon rolls that have been flattened into discs and placed into cupcake cups. Then, we fill them with sautéed apples and top with a streusel topping. When chopping your apples, it can be helpful to spritz them with a little lemon juice (teaspoon or so). This way, they will

Almond Vanilla Macaron

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups almond meal (ground almonds) 1 1/2 cups pure icing sugar 4 egg whites 1/4 cup caster sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste Vanilla buttercream 4 tbsp unsalted butter, softened 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped ½ cup pure icing sugar, sifted     Directions: Grease 3 large baking trays. Line