Archive for the 'Cake' Category

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Mother’s Day Almond Raspberry Financiers

First…..Happy Mother’s Day to everyone out there. Hopefully it is a wonderfully sunny relaxing day. Now how about making something for that special mom of yours that is easy, fancy and just lovely? This is it. Make these for your mom or for that special “mom” in your life. They are sure to love them and they are quick to
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Orange Marmalade Cake

This is a great cake. It’s dense fine grained texture reminds us of a really wonderful pound cake. It’s not too sweet and will last for days well-wrapped at room temperature. And you know, it’s almost better the next day. Oh and the glaze?  It’s this nice concoction of marmalade, sugar and butter. Yum. It’s tangy, it’s moist, and it’s
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Whiskey-Soaked Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake

We are all about the bundt cake these days. This happens to be yet another one of those cakes that even the die-hard-haters of anything flavored with alcohol LOVE. Yes, we said love.  These people will totally surprise you, as they did us. Well, not really. We know what this cake is all about. It’s smooth with this deep chocolate
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Meyer Lemon Bliss Cake

Happy first day of Spring!! This perfect first day of Spring cake is a classic bundt cake and is one of our favorite cakes. It’s lovely and lemony and dense and so so good! The glaze soaks in to make this really wonderful tangy and extra-moist crumb plus we love the added icing, also tangy. This also freezes well. Just
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Guinness Devil’s Food White-Out Cake

  So….St. Patrick’s Day. Again. Here is your excuse to buy a six pack of Guinness, use 1 cup in this cake and then drink the rest. It’s ok, it’s St. Patrick’s Day. Everybody does it Seriously, this cake is very good. It’s dense and moist with 1 layer of the cake pressed into the frosting and oh man, oh
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Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze

  Happy Valentines Day!! Yes, crazy enough it is that time a year again and maybe, just maybe, you’d like to bake something special (for your special ) to celebrate.  We’ve got you covered !! Believe it or not this cake is easy and fancy and elegant and will surely impress. It is deep and rich and smooth and chocolately
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Zoe and Pippa’s Hot Air Balloon Cake

  Today Zoe and Pippa turn two! So crazy that two years have already passed, really crazy. They are amazing and sweet and smart and funny and rambunctious and a total delight. Yeah, I am not exactly objective, so what. Even Grandmas know extraordinary when they see it. Oh yeah, and beautiful too.   When Rebekkah asked them what color
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Molly’s Birthday Cake (Chocolate Dump Cake)

Molly’s daddy is having a birthday soon so we did what every almost 5 year would do – we baked a birthday cake!! An extra moist, extra chocolately, extra sprinkle daddy birthday cake!! And it’s good and easy and just plain delicious. Did we mention chocolate messy? As in the best kind of messy. Molly’s birthday cake is just the
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Molly’s Blueberry Polenta Upside-Down Cake

Yep, Molly is at it again! She’s in the kitchen making a great fresh blueberry cake with her baby brother Pete trying to help out. This cake is easy to make – it’s fresh, light, and wonderful with a dab of fresh whipped cream. Another nice twist to this cake is the use of polenta, which gives it a really
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Blood Orange Upside Down Muffin Cakes

These are lovely tea cakes, not too sweet but just sweet enough. Fancy them up with a dollop of freshly whipped cream, make your self a pot of tea and enjoy….Easy peasy to make and clementines or mandarines can be substituted for the blood oranges if you like. Lovely indeed.   Blood Orange Upside Down Muffin Cakes   Ingredients  
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