This is an homage recipe. In particular, it is an homage to the Carrot Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting to be found on the Fine Cooking website. I made two miniscule changes to it here, but hardly enough to even stretch and call it an adaptation. All credit goes to the genius, Leslie …click to continue Carrot Cake with Orange and Honey Frosting
I’m calling this Vanilla Cake because, The Cake that Kelly and Carol brought to the Family Reunion at Harry and Diana’s House a Few Years Back seems a bit cumbersome. But that is what it is. My mom pulled the mother of this recipe out of the paper years ago. I have played with …click to continue Vanilla Cake
Pound Cake is one of my earliest food memories. My mom has been making pound cakes for family gatherings for as long as I can remember. And they have always been tall and regal with almost an architectural presence. She always used a straight sided tube pan and served it unadorned. It is the …click to continue Classic Pound Cake
Coffee cakes have a bum rap, in my opinion. They just sound boring as hell. It never occurred to me to ever bake one. This was my first coffee cake.
I am born again.
My friend Donna Natale Mason is a proud Texas woman living in the cold North. She sent me a recipe …click to continue Sour Cream Coffee Cake
I’ll admit that sheer curiosity and not an expectation of great results drove me to try this cake. After all, I eat squash, but I wouldn’t call myself a “fan” of squash. It is OK. It is healthful. It is fun to grow and pick. But, I wouldn’t say that it sings to me. …click to continue Squash Cake…a suprising and FABULOUS cake!