It’s a cake!
Yes, time for another cake.
I’ve recently baked two, actually, but I’ll post them one at a time.
This cake also involved the first butchering of one of my big blue pumpkins.
Details follow the recipe.
This cake is from the recipe, … Continue reading.....
I’ve posted this before – but ’tis the season and all so I thought I’d do it again.
For anyone looking for a quick, easy holiday dessert this is it….
As everyone knows, I don’t do pie crusts, therefor no pies, specifically, no pumpkin pie.… Continue reading.....
Pecan Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting….
And Caramel Sauce….
And Butter Pecan Ice Cream….
Okay, that all may be a bit excessive. Maybe if I made desserts more often I wouldn’t attempt to put it all on one plate at the same time.
It could … Continue reading.....
We were invited to an Auberge Español last week, at the home of some new French friends.
Auberge Español is French for potluck – at least in our area.
Why a potluck is called a ‘Spanish Inn’ I have no idea… I think it has … Continue reading.....
My mother baked cakes.
She baked wedding cakes and groom’s cakes and birthday cakes.
Birthday cakes were always Angel Food.
I tried to explain Angel Food Cakes to a Belgian friend. It was a bit difficult as I have never made one and Europeans don’t … Continue reading.....
I didn’t think we were going to have a big plum harvest this year.
We walk past our biggest plum tree every morning, and, every morning, Guapa searches the lower branches for fruit.
She loves plums; she wasn’t finding any..
So I didn’t plan on … Continue reading.....
I made another cake.
Which, of course, means we had another dinner party because that is the only time I bake cakes.
I think I have found my niche as far as cakes are concerned: fruit and bundt pan.
In another life my specialty was … Continue reading.....
I baked a cake!
Which means I must have had another dinner party as that is the only time I make anything sweet (well, a few Christmas cookies).
I’ve been thinking about gingerbread lately. It was something my mother made often and I’ve always loved … Continue reading.....
Normally, if given a choice of sweets, I opt for chocolate.
Deep, dark, rich chocolate. The more intense it is the more I like it.
Mon mari, on the other hand, will eat anything sweet. He’s perfectly happy with syrupy, sugary, sweet anything. Hand … Continue reading.....
I baked another cake.
If I’m not careful I’m going to ruin my reputation as a non-baker / non-dessert maker.
As long as the recipes are easy I can handle it…. Usually.
We won’t talk about the debacle with the Caramel Apple Cake last summer.… Continue reading.....