I love roses. I have a weakness for white chocolate. And I adore strawberries. Combine the three components into one glorious cake and honestly, life really doesn’t get any sweeter. And top it all off with a bed of fragrant rose petals? Only Joy would think of something so exceptional. Head on over to her blog for the full recipe!
Erica and I are totally obsessed with eggs and not so coincidentally so is our mom, who is the most supportive mom any two girls could ask for! So as a small– minuscule– token of my appreciation, I always make sure to include an egg dish in our Mother’s Day brunch tradition. Baking eggs are a great way to entertain for brunch without having to stand over the stove flipping eggs, but you just need to keep a watchful eye on the eggs as they can overcook quickly. Normally, I bake them in ramekins, but for a special occasion like Mother’s Day I like to make them in mini tart shells and add a heart-shaped parmesan crisp!
I’ve been wanting to make my own tiered dessert stand for awhile now. However, the risk of potentially cracking perfectly precious vintage plates was seriously limiting my motivation. So after much research and time spent at the hardware store, I’ve found a foolproof way to safely drill holes into porcelain. You’ll need a power drill and perhaps another set of hands but trust me, it’s totally worth it and actually super easy. Plus, they make fabulous gifts for mom!
Celebrating mom is always a special occasion because, let’s be honest, where would we be without them?! So when our friend and food blogger extraordinaire Joy Wilson of Joy The Baker suggested we join forces on a week long collaboration of Mother’s Day themed recipes, inspired by mom’s favorite colors, we were immediately on board. We all came together with our creations and designed a beautiful table spread inspired by the four inspiration colors: pink, lavender, yellow, and cream. For the next few days, we’ll be sharing recipes and a DIY that is sure to make this year’s brunch utterly delightful and ambrosial!