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Duchess Delights specializes in custom desserts that are deliciously chic and modern. Dessert lover and founder Erica Santiago, has always had a passion for cooking and baking since she was a child. After years of working in the fashion industry she decided to pursue a sweeter life and started Duchess Delights. Drawing inspiration from her experience in fashion, Erica creates confections that are show stopping and delectably unique.


16 Feb 2017

Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Chunk Coconut Cookies

Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Chunk Coconut Cookies

These are a slightly cleaner take on the classic chocolate chip cookie.  An almond flour based cookie dough that’s studded with chunks of rich dark chocolate and freckled with coconut.  You will not miss the gluten at all. Ingredients: 11/4 cups almond flour 1/4 cup (50g) dark chocolate, roughly chopped into chunks (I used 70% cocoa) […]

9 Feb 2017

Easy Ombre Cake

Easy Ombre Cake

This ombre effect is a fun take on the traditional cake. Cutting into these is my fave. Each different hue stacked on top of the other, almost too pretty to eat. Almost. Ingredients: 1 box white cake mix, (eggs, oil, and water as required on package) 1 box of pudding mix (I used Jello’s Instant […]

1 Feb 2017

Guava Linzer Cookies

Guava Linzer Cookies

Traditional Linzer cookies are usually a holiday staple at my house.  The “norm” is a flour and almond based cookie sandwiched between some ruby red raspberry preserves.  Um, To.Die.For.  However, I will be the first to admit that I have an obsession with guava.  So for this version I ditched the raspberry jam and added  some […]


  • Mathew Asgari

    I needed something special for my girlfriends birthday party and called on Duchess Delights to create a cake and some treats. The outcome was nothing short of amazing. Its the first time I’ve gone for seconds on dessert.

    - Mathew Asgari