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SPECIALTY CAKES

 

              The French Connection

These cakes are a category of their own because they are the result of pastry classes I took in France. They are made of several thin layers of different flavors and textures. They are not tall desserts, like their American counterparts, but they are exquisite. Rich in flavor and ingredients, but not overly sweet, these desserts are a delight and go a long way!

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Forêt Noire (Black Forest Cake)

Made with raspberries instead of the traditional cherries, this cake is a combination of 3 chocolate sponge cake layers, one raspberry layer, and two layers of whip cream mixed with mascarpone cream, one vanilla and one chocolate.  Although rich because of the cream, it remains a light cake! Raspberries add a beautiful tartness. 7 inch - $34 (serves 8)

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Opéra (Opera Cake)

This classic Opera Cake is made of 2 thin layers of almond cake, also known as a joconde, or sponge cake, each soaked with a coffee syrup. The cake layers alternate with a layer of coffee buttercream and a layer of chocolate ganache. The top layer is a chocolate glaze. In addition to looking beautiful, the cake is rich, flavorful and a delightful taste of France. Gluten-free also available. 

7 inch - $34 (serves 8)

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Succès (Success)

A French classic, this cake is simply marvelous! Made with alternating layers of a light almond cake and dark chocolate ganache, it is finished with a fine chocolate glaze. Yes, a success! Gluten-free also available. 7 inch - $30 (serves 8)

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Truffe (Chocolate Truffle Cake)

The chocolate intensity of a truffle can now be had in a cake! Smooth and creamy whipped dark chocolate with just a bit of chew from an almond cake base makes for a winning combination and a beautiful cake! Gluten-free also available. 

7 inch - $30 (serves 8)

More Specialty Cakes

6 inch - $22 (serves approximately 6)

8 inch - $30 (serves approximately 8)

Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake (gluten-free)

From the baker who forgot to add flour to the mix to the overworked sous-chef mistaking the cocoa powder for flour, this sumptuous and rich cake has many legends behind its creation. This French version of the flourless chocolate cake has a dense and almost creamy interior and a decorative powdered sugar topping. Served on its own or dressed up with whipped cream, fresh fruit, or ice cream, the cake is a delight for the eyes and the palate! With ganache, add $4.00.

Pistachio Cake

Lemon-Frosted Pistachio Cake 

Fantastically moist, this cake is adapted from Nigel Slater, a well-known British cookbook author. It is rich with ground pistachios and almonds and is topped with a simple lemon glaze and chopped pistachios. This elegant cake is perfect for a dinner party. Gluten-free also available. 

Chocolate Cake

Rich Chocolate Cake (gluten-free, dairy-free)

Made with dark chocolate, almond flour, and eggs, this cake is perfect if you need a gluten-free and dairy-free option. So good that it will please anyone who loves chocolate. Serve on its own, with fresh fruit or with whatever you like to serve with chocolate cake.

St. James Almond Cake (gluten-free, dairy-free)

This cake is a specialty in Spain where it is known as a Tarta de Santiago and named after St. James, the patron saint of Spain, and the beautiful town of Santiago de Compostela where the cake is especially popular. A variation of the French Almond Cake, this cake is equally rich and moist, but with a hint lemon and a dusting of powdered sugar.

- Classic Flavors -

Carrot, Chocolate, Chocolate Chocolate Chip, Cinnamon Vanilla, Lemon, Red Velvet, Spice, Vanilla, Vanilla Almond, Vanilla Chocolate Chip

-Specialty Flavors-

Coconut, German Chocolate, Rainbow Sprinkle, Strawberry, Gluten-Free 

TRIPLE-LAYER CAKES

6 inch - $35+ (classic flavors); $40+ (specialty flavors) (serves 10)

8 inch - $50+ (classic flavors); $58+ (specialty flavors) (serves 15)

 
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Carrot Cake
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- Frosting -

Chocolate Buttercream, Cinnamon Buttercream, Cream Cheese, Lemon Buttercream, Mocha Buttercream, Strawberry Buttercream, Vanilla Buttercream

CUPCAKES

$30 (classic flavors); $34 (specialty flavors) per dozen

 
- Classic Flavors -

Carrot, Chocolate, Chocolate Chocolate Chip, Cinnamon Vanilla, Lemon, Red Velvet, Spice, Vanilla, Vanilla Almond, 

Vanilla Chocolate Chip

- Specialty Flavors -

Coconut, German Chocolate, Rainbow Sprinkle, Strawberry,

Gluten-Free 

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- Frosting -

Chocolate Buttercream, Cinnamon Buttercream, Cream Cheese, Lemon Buttercream, Mocha Buttercream, Strawberry Buttercream, Vanilla Buttercream

Sweet Treats

Perfect for your party, shower, wedding... or just because!

 
Brownie

Iced Lime Cookies 

(3") ($15 dozen)

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Fudgy Brownie Bites

(gluten-free)

($15 dozen)

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

(3") ($15 dozen)

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Almond Bars (2") ($15 dozen)

These Dutch-Canadian bars, also known as boterkoek, are moist and almond-infused and topped with toasted almonds.

Bakewell Tartlets

Bakewell Tartlets ($20 dozen)

This classic English pastry consists of a buttery tart shell filled with a delicate layer of jam (apricot, cherry, or raspberry) followed by a rich almond batter called frangipane and finished with a glaze drizzle.

Chocolate Cake

Butter Tarts ($20 dozen)

A Canadian favorite! A flaky crust filled with a delicious, sweet and gooey center.  Choose either with raisins or without and no matter what you choose, they will deliver sweet satisfaction. 

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Chocolate Ganache Tartlets (1.5") ($18 dozen)

A chocolate gem: creamy smooth dark chocolate ganache in a sweet pastry shell, topped with a ganache rosette.

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Jammers (2 1/4")  ($16 dozen)

A cookie made from three delicious elements: French vanilla sablé (French butter cookie), a spoonful of raspberry jam in the center, and a circle of streusel around the jam. This is a variation of the beautiful cookie that Dorie Greenspan dreamt up while in Paris. And it tastes fabulous!

Lemon Bites ($15 dozen)

A crisp buttery shortbread base with a sweet-tart lemon filling and a dusting of powdered sugar.

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Linzer Cookies ($20 dozen)

A cookie version of the Austrian Linzertorte from the city of Linz, these sandwich cookies are tender with the addition of almond flour, sweetened with a jam filling and finished with powdered sugar. Raspberry or apricot. 

Madeleines ($12 dozen)

From the Lorraine region in northeastern France, these traditional small sponge cakes with a distinctive shell-like shape are tender and moist. They are not overly sweet, but not plain either. A lovely little cake, perfect with a cup of tea or coffee. Available flavors: lemon, vanilla, or chocolate chip.

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Nanaimo Bars (2") ($20 dozen)

A sweet three-layer bar, hugely popular in Canada, is made up of a coconut, walnut, cocoa and crushed graham cracker base. Topped with a buttercream and custard powder layer, followed by a silky smooth layer of chocolate, it is an extremely attractive dessert. 

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Scottish Chocolate Chip Shortbread (2") ($15 dozen)

Buttery and mildly sweet, this Scottish shortbread, loaded with chocolate chips, melts in your mouth. 

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Scones ($15 half-dozen)

Make your breakfast special! With crispy edges and a tender, moist interior, these scones will make you smile and reach for more. 

Flavors: Blueberry, Blueberry-Lemon, Chocolate Chip, Cranberry-Orange

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Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie (10") ($15)

A chocolate chip cookie to share with friends or with your family! With a slightly crisp exterior and a soft and chewy interior, this cookie is satisfying in so many ways! 

 

VEGAN

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Vegan Cupcake Flavors ($34 per dozen)

Banana, Carrot, Chocolate, Lemon, Rainbow Sprinkle, Red Velvet, Spice, Vanilla, Vanilla Almond

Frostings: Chocolate Buttercream, Lemon ButtercreamVanilla Buttercream, Cream Cheese
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Chocolate Chip Cookies (3") ($17 dozen)

This soft, chewy and crisp-edged cookie is so satisfying that yes, you'll be reaching for a second. Slightly adapted from the original, this excellent recipe was developed by two New York bakers, Erin Patinkin and Agatha Kulaga. 

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (3") ($17 dozen)

These cookies are tender on the inside, crunchy on the outside, and so delicious! Cranberry Oatmeal also available.

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Maple-Glazed Spiced Applesauce Cake (serves 10-12) ($30)

Sometimes you just want cake! This flavorful bundt cake is moist, studded with raisins and walnuts, and draped with a maple syrup glaze. What is there not to love! 

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Raspberry Oatmeal Bars (2") ($20 dozen)

A delicious combination of a chewy oatmeal texture and sweet fruity jam. So good with hot tea or coffee! This is a treat that will power you on. Also available: apricot, cherry, and strawberry. Reduced-sugar also available!

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Brownies (2") ($18 dozen) / (3") ($24 dozen)

Moist in the center and crisp on the top, these brownies are full of intense chocolate flavor, very smooth with some added crunch of chocolate chips. You are going to love them!

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Linzer Cookies  ($20 dozen)

These sandwich heart cookies are tender and flavorful. Sweetened with jam and finished with powdered sugar, they look great and taste amazing! Apricot or raspberry.