Chocolate Berry Hill Cake

A new version of one of my all-time favorite cakes!  My favorite German cake involves chocolate, a mound of my famous whipped cream, and bananas. Here I’ve swapped out the bananas for blueberries and chopped strawberries for a lovely red-white-and-blue chocolate cake. It’s the perfect cake to make when you’ve got gorgeous summer berries on…

Blueberry Hill Surprise

It’s finally here! This blueberry pie is. one of the best recipes I’ve ever created, which is why it’s on the cover of my cookbook. You don’t get better than this: loads of summer fresh blueberries with a pinch of cinnamon in the dreamiest crust you’ve ever had. It’s such a miraculous recipe, it’s just…

Carrot Cake

The best carrot cake you’ll ever have I told myself I wasn’t going to bake today but I binge watched an entire season of Hart of Dixie around 4 pm I thought, this is the South and it’s a Sunday, I need to bake something! I had these giant carrots just begging to become carrot cake (I speak…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Jars

How fun are mason jar desserts? I can’t get enough of them! I make them frequently but this is only the second version to appear on The Rose Table. Maybe this summer I’ll remember to post more flavors for you! This one is particularly easy to make because you use leftover crumbled cookies for the…

Chocolate Walnut Fudge Cookies

Super soft, fudge-y chocolate chocolate chip walnut cookies Have you ever wanted cookies more in your whole life? These cookies are sheer heaven. They’re crazy soft with a little salt and crunch from the walnuts. This is truly everything I want out of a cookie! This recipe makes exactly three dozen delectable morsels. The key to…

Gold Chocolate Tart

“Shining, shimmering, splendid” And the Academy Award for the most glamorous dessert goes to…The Rose Table’s Gold Chocolate Tart! Is this not the most stunning dessert you’ve ever seen? Here 23.7 K edible gold leaf sheets are applied to an intoxicating dark chocolate ganache, the top layer on a luscious dark chocolate tart. It’s just…

Vanilla No-Bake Cheesecake

In the heat of summer, I rarely turn on my oven. I get it from my mother, who cooks very seasonally. I thought everyone cooked this way but I was wrong. It never ceases to amaze me how many Texans will roast a chicken in the dead of summer. Not me! I live in Dallas…

Chocolate Lavender Dream Cake

Layers of dark chocolate cake and lavender frosting piled high with blackberries and fresh cherries This is the dreamiest cake you’ll ever have. I came up with this show-stopping cake for A Midsummer Night’s Dream dinner party. I wanted lavender for the “dream” angle since lavender helps you sleep. I did hours and hours and days…

Strawberry Fool

This is one of those dishes that you take a bite of and wonder why the hell you haven’t been making this all along.     Make this when you have really great, juicy strawberries. Just toss a cup of washed and hulled strawberries in a blender with a tablespoon of sugar and fold that…