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St.Joseph’s Pastries {Zeppole di San Giuseppe}

St. Joseph’s Pastries or Zeppole di San Giuseppe are traditional cream filled pastries from Campagna region of Italy. A little bit of curiosity Zeppole di San Giuseppe is a MUST-MAKE for Saint Joseph’s Day (March 19) which is one of the principal feasts in Western Christianity. Since Saint Joseph is known to be the foster-father …

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Diplomat Cream {In 3 Easy Steps}

Diplomat Cream or Crema Diplomatica in Italian is nothing else but a combination of classic pastry cream and Chantilly cream. It’s one of my favorite creams to use for cakes (including decoration), as filling for bomboloni (stuffed Italian doughnuts), fresh fruit tarts, muffin decoration and, honestly, even to spoon it as a dessert all on …

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Classic Pastry Cream Recipe (For Desserts, Cakes, Tarts and More!)

Everyone who bakes, even occasionally, should have this classic pastry cream recipe. It’s one of those decadent classics that’s never out of fashion, always in season, and there are TONES of ways it can be used. Starting from enjoying it as a treat all on its own. Simply top it with seasonal berries, cinnamon or …

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