An unusual cake that uses mashed sweet potatoes and ground walnuts with eggs for the batter. Filled with a walnut custard and topped with a chocolate glaze, it’s rich and tender but not overpowering. And now it sounds like a skeezy romance novel hero.
A recipe for “The most scrumptious cake in the entire world” and a roundup of the kid’s cookbooks and recipes I grew up making. Do you have a favorite childhood cookbook or recipe?
Here’s another cake recipe, this one a nice bright moist lemon cake. I like cakes that don’t require frosting because they’re tasty enough on their own, though this is more like a pound cake anyway.
This is the matured version of the Irish Chocolate Cupcakes I’ve made a few times – it’s been adapted from the Barrington Brewery to Bon Appetit to Smitten Kitchen to … Continue reading
Discount bananas have been inspiring me to bake, but there’s only so much banana bread one family will want to eat. So this includes three recipes: banana bread, banana scones, and banana cake.
With lots of other projects keeping me busy, I may only be baking on Sunday mornings for a little while. As I’ve mentioned in the last two cake posts, I’m … Continue reading
This was one of those cakes that had me struggling not to lick my fingers as I mixed it up, going back for seconds right after the first slice, then … Continue reading
Our church just started a cultural studies series on the Feasts of Israel and I’m providing festive Jewish food to go along. Until we get into the specific feasts, I’ve … Continue reading