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Old Fashioned Prune Cake (German Brown Cake)

Prune Cake

Code Name Edelweiss is Stephanie Landsem’s newest novel about the rise of Nazi influence in 1930s Hollywood and one man’s mission to curtail the efforts.
Stephanie Landsem was kind enough to share her grandmother’s recipe for Old Fashioned Prune Cake (or as Stephanie’s family calls it – German Brown Cake)! This cake is truly one of the best spice cakes I’ve ever baked.

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies - Easy!

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

It Ends with Us and It Starts with Us are Colleen Hoover’s most popular books (outside of Verity).
Both books are captivating novels with complex characters and both deal with physical abuse (trigger warning).
And in both books, Atlas brings Lily cookies.
Enter these amazing, delicious, soft-with-a crisp-edge, chock-full-of-chocolate cookies.

Pasteis de Nata

Pastéis de nata Recipe

With flaky layers made easy here by use of puff pastry and a custard filling, pasteis de nata is both an airy and rich dessert at once. You’ll love Madeline Martin’s take on the Portuguese treat as well as her new novel, The Librarian Spy.

Easy chocolate mousse

Easy Chocolate Mousse

The Call of the Wrens is Jenni L. Walsh’s dual timeline story following two women who join the Wrens (the nickname for the Women’s Royal Naval Service). Jenni L. Walsh was kind enough to share her favorite chocolate mousse recipe with us. Made with rich coconut cream, this is a dairy-free option for dessert.

Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding

If you love an English setting, gothic vibes, and women’s rights, you’ll likely enjoy Ashton Hall. This recipe for Bread and Butter Pudding was inspired by Lauren Belfer’s own love for the dish! Basically a pastry and a pudding in one dish, this dessert is best served warm. This version full of raisins and chocolate chips is comfort in a dish.