Kristin Rosenau

Kristin Rosenau is a baker and science teacher with a serious sweet tooth. She began an affair with butter and sugar fresh out of college and her love for baking has only matured since.

The voice behind the blog Pastry Affair, Kristin develops recipes for the home cook, combining classic recipes and homespun flavors with a dash of honesty.

Lemon Poppy Seed Doughnuts

Baked, instead of fried, with lemon and poppy seed, these bright-tasting doughnuts are glazed in a matching icing for a tantalizing treat.

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Velvety Chocolate Gingersnap Tart

This Chocolate Gingersnap Tart is a decadent holiday dessert that is perfect for sharing. A gingersnap crust is filled with a rich chocolate filling and baked until the chocolate sets into a thick custard.

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Elegant Dulce de Leche Cake

With dulce de leche swirled into the cake batter and the Swiss meringue frosting, this buttery cake is truly fit for an elegant celebration.

Chocolate Almond Flour Cake

Naturally gluten free, this cake is made with almond flour for the perfect flavor and texture to pair with rich, dark chocolate. If you have a strong chocolate craving, bake this.

Soft Olive Oil Pound Cake

A loaf of soft olive oil pound cake with a unique flavor is the perfect accommodating slate to add your favorite sauces or fruits to.

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S’More Chocolate Tarts

Similar to the outdoor treat, these s’more chocolate tarts are not as sweet and feature a dark chocolate filling in a cookie crust and topped with a touch of marshmallow topping.

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Almond and Maple Syrup Spice Cake

This cake has all the flavors of cooler weather. A little cinnamon, toasted nuts, and sweet maple syrup form the medley completed with maple icing.

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