Archive for the 'Cake' Category


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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The Fun Birthday Cake

I mean, come on, how can you not look at this cake and not think “fun?!” It just is. This is a one bowl cake. Awesome. We guarantee you will be surprised, no wait (!) shocked, at how much you love the way this taste. It has become one of our favorite “go to cakes” just because of the taste
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Lemony Angel Food Cake

This Martha Stewart cake has Spring time written all over it!! It is a wonderfully light, airy, fresh lemony cake. It has a fantastic sweetly tart whipped cream that you can either use to frost this lovely Spring cake or just plop on top of each piece. It has a few steps but is well worth the effort. Lovely. Lemony
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Not Your Normal Bunny Carrot Cake

Easter time. Already. And because one of us is moving to England we decided to make a bunny cake recipe we found from the BBC Good Food Show. I know, England. Anyway, this is a fun variation of a moist carrot cake using carrots sliced and caramelized first in a combination of orange juice, butter and sugar until it is
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Guinness Stout Chocolate Doughnuts

Happy St. Patty’s Day!! Yes, just days away and because we love Guinness AND chocolate AND donuts we decided to put them all together and make a fun Saint Patrick’s Day treat! These are fast and easy and damn delicious. Eat these before you start drinking your green beer, or…..during….or after or……:-)   Guinness Stout Chocolate Doughnuts   Ingredients  
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Amalfi Pear and Ricotta Cake

OK, lets face it – these pictures are a total mess. They are, we know it. Still, we decided to post this recipe because this cake is just that damn good. It really really is. This is a pear and ricotta cake like nothing you’ve ever had before. It was created by Sal di Riso along the gorgeous Amalfi Coast
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Triple-Lemon Layer Cake with Fresh Lemon Curd

This cake really should be called the “Can’t it almost be Spring already cake”?? I mean, it’s the middle of January and aren’t you ready for warmer sunny days? ┬áRemember what that’s like? Anyway, here is a bright, light, sunshine filled cake and it’s a delight to make (process wise) and even better to eat. We put candied lemon peels
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Chocolate Christmas Stout Cake

  Need a fancy Christmas dessert? This is it. It takes a while to prepare but you won’t regret it and it can be made a couple of days ahead. Just keep it in your fridge and then take it out about an hour before serving. This is decadent and will definitely impress but mostly, it is just so damn
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Fresh Apple Cake

It’s that time of year. Or in the very least, getting closer. Apples and Fall always go together. So do smashed pumpkins, but that’s a whole other story. So lets just stick to apples for the moment and this is a good one. Especially if you love coffee cake. This is very “wet” and juicy and full of sliced apples
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