Thalia Ho

thalia is a law student by day, blogger at butter and brioche by night and all around francophile. In her free time you’ll find her spending hours on end in her kitchen, testing recipes, baking decadent treats, exploring cookbooks and getting lost in the digital world.

Sea Salt Chocolate Cake

An easy chocolate sheet cake is topped with fluffy coffee-cocoa frosting and a sprinkling of sea salt. It’s about to take you to dessert paradise with one bite.

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Almond and Fig Cake

This tall almond and fig cake is soaked in amaretto syrup, layered with fig jam and orange blossom ricotta buttercream and finished with a robe of chocolate glaze. It is truly decadent.

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Brown Butter S’Mores Brownies

Take your dark, espresso brownies, top them with a brown butter streusel, a fleur de sel ganache, and toasted meringue and you have yourself some dreamy s’mores brownies.

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Coffee and Créme Fraîche Cheesecake

Studded with vanilla bean flecks, this creamy, delightful Créme Fraîche Cheesecake is based on a hazelnut and graham cracker crust, stirred together with a shot of coffee, and topped with ganache.

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Tiramisu Crepe Cake

Tiramisu Crepe Cake is a fresh way of serving an Italian classic. The full flavors of tiramisu shine in each layer of this delicious dessert.

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Chocolate Mocha Madeleines

Served with a glass of milk or a strong cup of coffee, these rich chocolate mocha madeleines are delightful and will make you feel quite French after one nibble.

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Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch Cake

A soft, Kahlua-infused cake will leave you devouring a slice longing for more. The cake is flavored with rich hazelnut, a gianduja crunch and dark chocolate.