• Fluffy Pecan Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Frosting

    October 18, 2021marissajmakes

    These cinnamon rolls are fluffy and tender with a soft, gooey middle loaded with cinnamon sugar. Topped with a maple cream cheese frosting, they’re the perfect breakfast treat for Autumn. If you love ultra soft iced cinnamon rolls, these are meant for you! This recipe calls for pecan flour which…

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  • Peach and Almond Cake

    June 2, 2021marissajmakes

    This peach cake is essentially what you would get if you crossed amaretti with a butter cake and filled it with fruit. It has the beautiful, deep sweetness of brown sugar, the soft texture and nutty flavor from the almond flour, and perfect moisture and tartness from stone fruit. It’s…

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  • Basic Infused Simple Syrup and Scented Sugar

    February 1, 2021marissajmakes

    One of my favorite ways to incorporate floral flavors into my bakes and drinks is with infused simple syrups and scented sugars. It’s such a wonderful way to elevate your flavors without overpowering the final product. Not only are they beautiful to make and attractive on a countertop, but they’re…

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  • Quiche Lorraine with Almond Crust

    January 31, 2021marissajmakes

    This gluten-free quiche with almond crust is buttery, creamy and indulgent. Filled with shallots, thick cut bacon, and gruyere, the tender filling pairs beautifully with the subtle sweetness of the almond crust. Perfect for an impressive but easy brunch, or breakfast. Any time I go to the Bay Area to…

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  • Hazelnut and Key Lime Linzer Cookies

    January 31, 2021marissajmakes

    Sometimes you just nail it. These cookies have the perfect texture with the right amount of sweetness and crumble, paired with a zingy Key Lime curd filling. It’s the perfect twist on a classic Linzer cookie.  These cookies are perfect for enjoying at home for the holidays, or for dropping…

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