February Pastry Calendar
Feb. 1: Lazy Mary’s Lemon Tart
Start your month of baking with this seasonal citrus tart.
Feb. 2: Guava-Cream Cheese Pastries
Power through the end of the week with these buttery, guava-and-cheese-filled pastries.
Feb. 3: Dunked Dulce de Leche Doughnuts
Dulce de leche, a type of sweet, caramelized milk, flavors both these gluten-free doughnuts and their glaze.
Feb. 4: Croissants
Saturday mornings are for homemade croissants. Special tip: high-fat, European-style butter is key.
Feb. 5: Cinnamon-Pecan Buns
Happy Super Bowl Sunday! No matter who you’re rooting for, you’ll be winning with these buns.
Feb. 6: Matcha Pound Cake with Almond Glaze
Toasty matcha makes for an antioxidant-packed loaf—our version of a Monday detox.
Feb. 7: Flaky Blood Orange Tart
Take advantage of winter citrus with sweet-tart blood oranges on a flaky, buttery crust.
Feb. 8: Sour Cherry and Poppy Seed Strudel
Tender cream cheese dough makes this recipe super easy.
Feb. 9: Raspberry-Swirl Sweet Rolls
We love this fruity twist on a classic cinnamon roll, which uses frozen raspberries.
Feb. 10: Blueberry-and-Nectarine Hand Pies
Is there anything better than a pastry you can eat on the go?
Feb. 11: Milk-Chocolate-Frosted Layer Cake
Valentine’s Day is almost here and it’s time to bake. This milk-chocolate-frosted layer cake is our idea of romance.
Feb. 12: Bittersweet-Chocolate Tart
Surprise your love with this elegant, bittersweet chocolate tart.
Feb. 13: Warm Double-Chocolate Brownie Cakes
This brownie-cake hybrid is guaranteed to get some love this Valentine’s Day.
Feb. 14: Molten Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Filling
Nothing shows you care quite like chocolate. This sexy, decadent chocolate cake is filled with warm raspberry.
Feb. 15: Orange Popovers
Popovers can be tricky. For these foolproof ones, add a bit of baking powder to the batter and use a regular (not nonstick) muffin tin.
Feb. 16: Doughnuts in Cardamom Syrup
Cardamon really kicks up the flavor of these fluffy doughnuts.
Feb. 17: Ham-and-Cheese Puff Pastry Tart
You can use store-bought puff pastry for this rich, croque monsieur-like tart.
Feb. 18: Cream Puff with Chocolate Sauce
Fluffy, chocolate-covered cream puffs are sometimes just what you need.
Feb. 19: Butterscotch Sticky Buns
Gooey goodness to keep the Sunday scaries at bay.
Feb. 20: Brown Butter-Sour Cream Crumb Cake
Make Monday crumbier in the best way possible.
Feb. 21: Apple-Ginger Crostata
To give the apples a little boost of flavor, toss them with lemon juice and fresh ginger, then brush the finished tart with apricot preserves.
Feb. 22: French Lemon Tart
In this classic citrus tart, the lemony custard is poured into the baked tart shell, so there's no need to worry about an undercooked crust or a curdled filling.
Feb. 23: Almond-Plum Tart
What makes this tart special is the puff pastry crust filled with ground almonds.
Feb. 24: Pear-and-Cranberry Slab Pie
You’ll love this free-form, ginger-laced pie that you can bake on a cookie sheet.
Feb. 25: Plum-Cherry Crostata
The crisp and not-too-sweet pastry really brings this dessert together.
Feb. 26: Doughnut Holes with Raspberry Jam
These elevated doughnut holes are the perfect pastry to serve at your Oscars party.
Feb. 27: Chard-and-Goat Cheese Strudel
By now you may never want to eat sweets again, so you should probably make this cheesy, Indian-spiced strudel.
Feb. 28: Pate a Choux
Complete your month of baking with this classic choux pastry, which can be used for anything from sweet cream puffs to cheesy gougeres.