Sometimes it is nice to make a dessert that is knock-your-socks-off delicious without being much work at all. The kind of cake where you can just dump the ingredients into the mixer and turn it on without worrying about adding things in the right order a little bit at a time. This pumpkin cake is [...]
Honey cake is one of the traditional foods for Rosh Hashana but I have to admit that I really don’t like most honey cake. It is usually so dry it sticks to the roof of your mouth in a quite unpleasant way. I am not one to pass up sweets but I will gladly walk [...]
A few weeks ago I was invited to participate in a kosher taste test in Bryant park of the book America’s Most Wanted Recipes by Ron Douglass.
A little while ago, as I was looking up the recipe for blueberry lemon jam in my files, this recipe for peach blueberry cake caught my eye. Since I am making a real effort to try the recipes I have already saved rather than always searching for new ones I knew that I needed to [...]
One of my all time favorite cakes is a blueberry lemon almond upside down cake. This moist delicious cake has a delicate lemon and almond flavor with a sugary crunch on top from caramelized blueberries that makes you want just another little slice more. It can make normally restrained people decide that cake makes a [...]
I’ve been seeing the book Baked: New Frontiers in Baking praised all over the web. Any book by a bakery whose signature cake is called “Sweet and Salty Cake” was a book I had to have. Needless to say, I was very excited when my copy came and immediately read through the entire book. I am itching [...]
The fact that I love to bake is probably obvious, given that I have a blog dedicated to just that. I love making desserts that are both delicious and beautiful, and I am not afraid to buy a new pan to get a dessert just right. This is probably why I had to install 4 [...]
For many years I refused to make parve versions of any dessert that was by definition supposed to be dairy. Like cheesecake. Or ice cream. Or caramel. There are worlds of delicious parve desserts that are not merely a poor imitation of the original dairy version and those seemed like a better place to start if I [...]