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Macaron Day NYC is March 20th

Posted by LaRenaissance on Mar 11, 2011 in Announcements, Featured Item, Scarsdale, NY

Why all the fuss over a little French cookie, you ask? Each bite of one of these unassuming little gems begins with a light, crispy crunch, leading to a chewy almond meringue and then a smooth, creamy interior – a combined bite of texture and taste that might just make you melt at the knees. [...]

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SUMMER PROMO: Strawberry Shortcake

Posted by LaRenaissance on Jun 29, 2010 in Featured Item

Nothing says summer like this La Renaissance classic! Our tender vanilla génoise is layered high with sweet, summery strawberries and fresh whipped cream, and then iced with more luscious whipped cream and dressed with slivered almonds. Once they get a load of this on the picnic table, everyone will be sure to save room for [...]

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Custom Wedding Cakes

Posted by LaRenaissance on Jun 18, 2010 in Featured Item

La Renaissance is proud to offer custom cake design services, including for that most special event, the wedding. Shown above is just one of our elegant wedding creations, complete with rolled fondant icing detail and hand-made sugar flowers. We can create just about anything you can dream up. Whether it’s an exotic filling, a contemporary [...]

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SUMMER PROMO: Lemon Meringue Tart

Posted by LaRenaissance on Jun 15, 2010 in Featured Item

Just as sweet, tart and buttery as you remember it. A velvety curd made from yolks of the freshest eggs, real sugar, and hand-squeezed lemon juice is layered into the bottom of a crispy, buttery crust, topped with a light cloud of fresh meringue and lightly caramelized to create a luscious bite of heaven. Go [...]

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SUMMER PROMO: Fresh Fruit Tart

Posted by LaRenaissance on Jun 1, 2010 in Featured Item

Imagine a bounty of fresh summer berries nestled together in a flaky tart shell with perfectly ripe star fruit, slices of kiwi and a light but rich layer of just-sweet-enough vanilla pastry cream. It’s the epitome of summer! The abundance of color and layers of flavor in our Fresh Fruit Tart make for an unforgettable [...]

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Custom Cakes: First Communion and Baby Shower

Posted by LaRenaissance on May 25, 2010 in Featured Item

There’s nothing we like to do more than help you create a unique and delicious cake for your special occasion. This month, we’d like to share with you two cakes that we created this month–one for a First Communion, and one for a baby shower. The Communion cake shown above is actually an oversize sheet [...]

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Croquembouche

Posted by LaRenaissance on Apr 20, 2010 in Featured Item

Croquembouche, a traditional French dessert composed of profiteroles and decorated with wispy threads of spun sugar, is often seen at Christmastime, but can be used to mark a celebration at any time of the year, including weddings, anniversaries, baptisms, bar and bat mitzvahs and first communions. At La Renaissance, we begin by baking our own [...]

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CUSTOM CAKE: A Christening

Posted by LaRenaissance on Apr 13, 2010 in Featured Item

Custom cakes are our specialty. Shown here is a simple but elegant and delicious custom cake we created for a baby’s christening. Have an idea for a cake you’d like to have created for a special occasion? Whether it’s a wedding, a bar or bat mitzvah, an anniversary, a birthday, or any other occasion, the [...]

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White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Posted by LaRenaissance on Apr 9, 2010 in Featured Item

La Renaissance is known for our traditional French pastries and custom cakes, but did you know that we also make our own bread pudding? We start with our own challah bread, and blend it with a traditional custard made of fresh eggs, cream, milk, sugar and vanilla. Then, after adding a good measure of melted [...]

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Hand-iced Easter Cookies

Posted by LaRenaissance on Mar 17, 2010 in Featured Item, Holiday

Offered individually, by the pound or as a gift tray, our hand-decorated cookies are both festive and delicious. For Easter, we feature seasonal shapes, including tulips, eggs, baby chicks and bunnies. These delicate and beautiful morsels are made with a traditional French butter cookie recipe, and each cookie is individually iced, by hand. Drop in [...]

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