Lemon Cream

Lemon Cream

Lemon cream is a sweet, tangy, light and creamy dessert topping or filling that’s a cross between lemon curd and whipping cream. It has a soft, velvety texture and adds a pop of colour to many desserts. Not to mention it only has 4 ingredients!

Lemon Curd

How to Make Lemon Curd

This lemon curd is smooth and velvety in texture and packs a tangy punch! It has only 5 simple ingredients and takes little effort to create an extra special topping or filling for desserts, like cakes, tarts, cookies, scones and pies.

French Almond Cream Filling

French Almond Cream Filling

With its rich and nutty flavour, French almond cream adds a luxurious and indulgent touch to many desserts like; pastries, galettes and tarts. It’s simple to make and will elevate any baker’s repertoire whether you are advanced in the kitchen or just starting out!

Blueberry Compote

Blueberry Compote

This easy blueberry compote makes a beautiful addition to many desserts. Top ice cream, pancakes, French toast, or you can add to a cheese platter and enjoy it with a bottle of wine.

Blackberry Lilac Compote

Blackberry Lilac Compote

This compote has a delicate floral flavour of lilacs with sweet bursts of blackberries. Use it to top off ice cream, pancakes, French toast, or you can add it to a cheese platter and enjoy with a bottle of wine.

Pumpkin Caramel Sauce with Mini Shortbread

Here’s a fun, autumn-spiced pumpkin caramel sauce that’s full of flavour! I’ve paired the pumpkin caramel sauce with cute little buttery shortbread cookies and vanilla ice cream for a unique autumn dessert. You can add this sauce to specialty coffees, ice cream, cakes, or anything the heart desires.

Rhubarb Ginger Compote

Rhubarb Ginger Compote

I’m in love with this pretty little rhubarb ginger compote full of bursting flavours; sour, spicy, and sweet! Is it possible for all those tastes to happen all at once in a wee little compote?

Foolproof Caramel Sauce

Here’s a simple, buttery, rich caramel sauce that will quickly become your go-to recipe. This foolproof recipe uses rum but you can substitute it with vanilla extract if you want to stay away from alcohol.

Herbed Butter

Simple Herbed Butter

Herbed butter is a simple way to elevate a dish and can easily be whipped up with your own fresh herbs from the garden. It’s perfect on its own or topped on a favourite meal like grilled steak.

Raspberry Sauce

Simple Raspberry Sauce

This is a quick and easy way to turn fresh or frozen raspberries into a sweet sauce. Pair with your favourite desserts; like rich dark chocolate cake, warm crepes, or chocolate cups filled with lemon curd, cream and berries.

Alie Romano



I'm a professional baker, recipe developer & photographer behind Baking For Friends. I specialize in classic & comforting baking. I hope you enjoy the recipes & find inspiration of your own to bring your family & friends together over home-cooked food!

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