Jillian Hatsumi

I’m Jillian, the writer, baker, chef, recipe creator, and amateur (very amateur) photographer of A baJillian Recipes. Though I’m not a classically trained chef, I like to think I know my way around a kitchen pretty well. Aside from baking, cooking, and EATING, I also enjoy acting, couponing (I LOVE saving money!!), running, working out, photography, and playing with my little fluffernutter, Olivia. She's a dog, if you're wondering...

Stacked Raspberries and Cream Cake

Golden layers of moist vanilla cake are layered between a fluffy cream filling with raspberry compote, and fresh raspberries in this Stacked Raspberries and Cream Cake.

Pumpkin Tiramisu

A traditional Italian dessert is given a fall spin in this pumpkin tiramisu recipe complete with delicate layers of espresso-soaked sponge cake and creamy pumpkin mascarpone filling.


Brown Butter Lemon Bars

Revamping a classic dessert with a browned butter shortbread crust and a touch of orange sweetness to make the best brown butter lemon bars ever.

Almond Poppyseed Muffins

These poppyseed muffins are anything but ordinary. Made with almond extract, they’re especially soft and flavorful and are topped with a glorious vanilla bean glaze.


Red Velvet Brownie Fudge Cake

The perfect Valentine’s Day (or any day) treat of a rich, chocolate-loaded red velvet brownie fudge cake topped with white chocolate cream cheese frosting.


Tres Leches Toffee Cake

Tres Leches Cake receives a sweet new makeover with the buttery addition of homemade toffee sauce.

Gluten Free Buckeye Bars

This no-bake buckeye bars dessert requires no tedious rolling to make and it comes with a delicious dose of brown butter.


Lemon Blueberry Cake

With a classic flavor combination, this lemon blueberry cake is made just like a poke cake to let the sweet blueberry filling mingle with the soft lemon cake. Frost in a cheesecake icing and you will be set.


Lemon Blueberry Tiramisu

The classic Tiramisu gets a seasonal makeover. Lemon Blueberry Tiramisu is a creative twist on the traditional Italian dessert. Time to welcome Summer.