Celebrate Easter with this lemon creme and marshmallow filled cake fashioned like a Spring time Straw Hat. The 12 inch round cake is layered with lemon pastry creme with a hollowed cake “crown ” filled with marshmallow, cream cheese and whipped cream . The cake is frosted with lemon frosting. A dot and drag icing technique decorates the sides of the “brim” of the cake while a few purple pansies sit pretty around the “crown” along the lavender ribbon band and bow. You can make this too and just in time for Easter Dinner.
Ricotta Lemon Cookies are soft drop cookies with a robust lemon flavor. Ricotta cheese along with eggs and butter make these cookies tender and cake like. Frosted with a thick lemon glaze and grated lemon zest will make your taste buds jump for joy! A soft lemon cookie for those who can’t have chocolate and makes a great choice for a refreshing citrus burst of flavor on a cookie tray.
Bringing the White House Home with Former White House Chief Florist Laura Dowling. She created this fresh cut floral arrangement for an event at Allanadale mansion in Kingsport, Tn. Promoting her new book, Floral Diplomacy at the White House. Laura shares tips and information about how to bring the White House style to your own home. For more ideas...