Category Archives: Cakes

Buttermilk Pound Cake

Desserts don’t always have to be elaborate or complicated.  Sometimes classics like a good vanilla pound cake are enough to make everyone happy.  Who doesn’t like pound cake?  This pound cake is just right – not too dry, not too … Continue reading

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Chocolate cake with Raspberry & Ganache filling

There is a sense of accomplishment when a completed cake makes it to the table.  I prepare the batter while the fiancee usually greases and flours the pans.  I keep a watchful eye on it in the oven and prepare … Continue reading

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weet Almond Cake with Lemon Curd and Lemon Mascarpone Frosting

Sometimes adding a garnish can make or break the appearance of a cake.  A cake can be absolutely delicious, but if it doesn’t look appealing and inviting, everyone might pass on it.  Which of these would you rather dig into? … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sandwiches: Gingersnap Cookie and Lemon Ice Cream

I’ve always wanted to make my own ice cream sandwiches, but was intimidated. They’re so cute! Plus, with homemade cookies of your choice and homemade ice cream in the wildest flavor you can think of, they’d be so much more … Continue reading

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Honey Pecan Madeleines

Little french scallop-shaped tea cakes, or Madeleines, are delicate little sponge cake-cookies made for enjoying with a nice glass of tea, preferably while you’re sitting at a sweet little bistro table at a café in France. However, I’m not lucky … Continue reading

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