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Sweet Traditions

December 2018
Sweet Traditions
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Nothing says “celebration” quite like a special dessert. Here, some of the city’s most talented pastry chefs share recipes for impressive (yet doable) holiday confections that will surely become favorites in your home

Sticky Bourbon Pudding recipe courtesy of St. Honoré Pastry sthonorepastry.com

Lauded Culinary Institute of Charleston chef instructors Claire Chapman and M. Kelly Wilson, who have joined creative forces in their new business, St. Honoré Pastry, offer up this irresistible twist on the classic made even more tempting with bourbon sauce and candied clementines

 

Eggnog Cheesecake with Gingerbread Crust recipe courtesy of Pies, Cakes, & S’More, (843) 324-9206, piescakessmore.com

Two decadent favorites combine in Pies, Cakes, & S’More owners and sisters Judy “Pop” and Kathy Papadimitriou’s sweet and spiced nod to the season

 

Cranberry Walnut Holiday Cake recipe courtesy of Sugar Bakeshop 59½ Cannon St., Charleston, (843) 579-2891, sugarbake.com

Tart stewed cranberries over vanilla buttercream elevate this layered cake from Bill Bowick and David Bouffard of Sugar Bakeshop to the ethereal

 

Chocolate Peppermint Cake with Cream Cheese Frostingrecipe courtesy of WildFlour Pastry 73 Spring St., Charleston (843) 327-2621 & 1750 Savannah Hwy., West Ashley (843) 990-9391, wildflourpastry.com

Lauren Mitterer of the award-winning WildFlour Pastry delivers decadent nostalgia with this rich Bundt cake

 

Apple Almond Tart recipe courtesy of Luckhaus & Brubaker Sweets & Treats 1939 Maybank Hwy., James Island, (843) 576-4388, lbsweets.com

Luckhaus & Brubaker Sweets & Treats’ Robyn Luckhaus and Larry Brubaker create deliciously understated elegance with Granny Smith slices fanned atop rich and nutty frangipane