Also known as a Victoria sandwich, this sponge cake got its name from Queen Victoria who frequently enjoyed a slice with her afternoon tea. I had my first piece of this cake at 7 years old while visiting my extended family in England. My Uncle Arthur gave me some and after seeing how much I enjoyed it, always […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This recipe is absolutely brilliant. Making whipped cream in a food processor is just as easy, if not easier, than with an electric mixer. However, whipping cream with this method makes the end result much less fluffy, more sturdy, dense, and an absolutely perfectly light filling for a cake that won’t end up drooling out […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The recommendation for this cupcake recipe and the beautiful picture is all thanks to Julia from our Facebook community. Thank you, Julia! No surprise this favored recipe is from Martha Stewart; my favorite vanilla cake recipe is also from Martha. You can find what I made with it in this link. This recipe was found […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you to Elizabeth from our Facebook community for sharing this yummy carrot cake recipe from Eden Foods! Ingredients: 1 cup organic whole wheat flour 1 cup organic unbleached white flour 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 Tbsp non-aluminum baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp ground cinnamon or allspice 1 cup organic seedless […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Rose is my baking hero. My guru. My mentor. She is the reason I love cake. This cake looks beautiful in a fancy Nordic Ware tube/bundt pan. I serve it with whipped cream on the side. Just like the title of the book, it is heavenly. Rose is very precise. Follow her directions verbatim, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Best. Cake. Ever. Seriously. It really is. Soft, spongy cake with custard and chocolate ganache. It is a heavenly trio. And regardless of what yours looks like when you’re done, it’s still bound to be so delicious. If you don’t get around to making the cake, make the pastry cream. You’ll never go back to […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Cake strips are one of my favorite kitchen gadgets when it comes to baking, second only to my Kitchenaid mixer. Cake strips are a simple and inexpensive device. They are oven-safe fabric strips that are soaked and then pinned around a cake pan in order to keep the outer edge of the cake cool so […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Ever make your own birthday cake? I did this year, although I really love making cake, so it’s definitely a treat and not a chore. This year, I was in Iowa for my birthday, away from some of my beloved gadgets and cookbooks, but I managed to make this simple cake from one of the […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Laura from our Facebook community shared this cake recipe from Poor Girl Eats Well. Cake 1 c whole wheat flour 1 c cooked red quinoa 3/4 c raw sugar 1/2 c (1 stick) butter, melted 1 T vanilla extract 3 eggs 1 t baking powder 1 large Granny Smith apple (or other tart variety), chopped […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
From Christine in our Facebook community: Rhubarb Cake 350 degree oven. Yellow cake mix Mix together as directed on package, pour into 9×13 pan. 6 cups rhubarb ) 1 cup sugar ) Mix together to coat. Put on top of the cake mixture. Pour contents of small carton of whipping cream over the top. Bake […]Continue Reading... No Comments.