Pastries

Sweet pastry dough is easy to make at home!

A collection of decadent pastries that include recipes for danish pastry and puff pastry.  Now you can make homemade pastries just like the bakers in fine French bakeries!

Homemade Pinwheel Danish Pastries

Homemade Pinwheel Danish Pastries

This recipe for Homemade Pinwheel Danish Pastries uses an easier mixing method for making homemade Danish pastry dough.  The result is still a super flaky, buttery and sweet dough to make a variety of fruit filled breakfast pastries.  

Mini Peach and Cream Cheese Tarts

Mini Peach and Cream Cheese Tarts

Summer isn’t quite over and what better way to celebrate peach season with these Mini Peach and Cream Cheese Tarts.  An easy, small batch recipe for 4 mini tarts made with homemade puff pastry, freshly sliced peaches, cream cheese slices, and a cinnamon, lemon, honey glaze.  

Almond Croissants

Almond Croissants

Delicate and flaky Almond Croissants from scratch! This recipe uses day-old croissants that are filled with a rich and creamy almond cream.  The result is delicious bakery-style croissants with an abundance of buttery almond flavor. 

Homemade Flaky Croissants

Homemade Flaky Croissants

This recipe for Homemade Flaky Croissants makes perfectly light pastries with tons of buttery, flaky layers.   Serve with your favorite jam or just a cup of coffee for a tasty breakfast treat!

Pumpkin Pudding Napoleon Pastries

Pumpkin Pudding Napoleon Pastries

Think of these Pumpkin Pudding Napoleon Pastries like a deconstructed pumpkin pie, only fancier!  The pastry sheets are actually super flaky pie dough that bakes just like puff pastry.   And the pumpkin pudding is a smooth and creamy custard that is the perfect balance to the crispy pastry sheets. 

Homemade Cream Puffs

Homemade Cream Puffs

These are classic French Homemade Cream Puffs filled with your choice of a smooth and creamy filling.  The cream puffs are made with pâte à choux dough which makes a light and tender pastry with a crunchy exterior and soft interior.  Fill the cream puffs with pastry cream, flavored whipped cream, or lemon curd.