Elyse Creates

Adding a little comfort & zest to your day.


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seasonal recipes to help you celebrate every occasion

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I’m Elyse, the one-woman gorgon behind Elyse Creates. As the name suggests, this is a space where I create and encourage others to do the same. Some of my most vivid and cherished memories are around a table with friends and family, and I want that for you too. So, I saddled up to my kitchen counter and began creating recipes designed to be passed down, shared amongst loved ones, or eaten alone with the refrigerator door open.

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AKA Peaches & Cream Pie “I need it ’cause you know that I’m a fiend, getting freaky in my Bentley limousine”… Is there anything that labels me as a millennial faster than quoting 112’s Peaches and Cream? Listen, it’s a bop. Also, did it take everything in my power not to start this post with […]

peach custard pie with whipped cream and raspberries

Was this pancake recipe created because I was craving cornbread for breakfast? Yes. And I will not apologize because…it’s perfect. These honey and cornmeal pancakes are a variation of the hoecake recipe in Huckleberry: Stories, Secrets, and Recipes from Our Kitchen by the brilliant Zoe Nathan. I have mentioned Huckleberry before (hello loaf cake) and […]

cornmeal pancakes topped with butter

These homemade pretzel buns are chewy and salty—making it the perfect pairing for burgers or breakfast sandwiches.

sliced pretzel buns


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If you have ever wanted to master the art of croissant making or create cocktails like a pro, take a peek at my subject-specific ebooks! They dive deep into the nitty gritty of it all—offering video tutorials, step-by-step recipe instructions, and easy ways to riff, so you can custom create to your heart’s content!

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introducing subject-specific ebooks

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