Frozen puff pastry makes turnovers easy - and blueberries go so well with rhubarb tucked inside.
This French dessert is a cross between pancake and pudding. It’s traditionally made with cherries, but feel free to swap berries, peaches, plums, apricots or even sautéed apples.
Lemon meringue pie is a favourite around our house - and perfectly wintery-springy for celebrating Pi day on 3.14!
A blintz is a Jewish dish made of crêpes wrapped around various fillings, the most common being mild sweetened cheese, topped with saucy fruit.
Fresh berries are a tasty and attractive topping, but any kind of fruit compote would work well. Come to think of it, so would chocolate or caramel sauce.
One of my favourite cakes to make for special occasions is creamy coconut, with toasted coconut on top. For coconut lovers!
We've been baking these painted sugar cookies since we were kids - paintbrushes are far easier to handle than icing bags, there's far less mess, and the "paint" bakes on to a smooth, colourful sheen - perfect for giving or hanging on the tree!
'Tis the season to bake cookies - and if you have kids in the house, gingerbread men are likely on the agenda.
Best of all, you can slice a few off each log of each cookie type and bake them together on one sheet, making an assortment of freshly baked cookies in next to no time.
Icebox cookies are named for their ability to hang out in the freezer until you’re ready for them; one basic dough can be transformed into a whole array of holiday cookies.