Fragrant, moist, and tender Orange Pound Cake flavored with freshly squeezed orange juice and orange zest. Perfect for snack time or tea time.
Delightful Chocolate Dipped Madeleines flavored with orange oil. Dainty mini cakes perfect for tea time or any special occasions.
This fine textured Raspberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake is perfect for tea time or the holidays. It is wonderfully fragrant, moist, and delicious.
Rich and moist Banana Coconut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, perfect for a satisfying mid-morning snack or delicious tea time treat.
Not sure what to do with leftover Thanksgiving cranberry sauce? Use it to make this easy, moist, and delicious Cranberry Sauce Bundt Cake for Christmas.
A deliciously moist and dense two layered chocolate cake with apricot jam in the middle covered with a chocolate glaze.
Fabulous tri-colored Neapolitan Kasutera (Neapolitan Castella) with chocolate, honey, and strawberry flavored cakes baked in a single pan.
Today, I am honored to be guest posting at Nami’s blog, Just One Cookbook while she visits family in Japan. Nami writes an amazing blog filled with Japanese recipes and beautiful photography. If you have not visited, you are missing out. There are very few blogs out there giving the English speaking world a glimpse…
This lovely green tea Matcha Kasutera is a must try. Its delicate texture and wonderful flavor is a real treat served with a cup of tea.
Honey Kasutera or Honey Castella – fine textured Japanese sponge cake raised solely by egg foam. Only 4 ingredients – eggs, sugar, bread flour, and honey.
We had our first snowfall this past weekend. It was only about an inch but it covered the place and stayed around as the temperature was below freezing. The lakes have a very thin sheet of ice on them but that will soon melt as the weather warms up a little this week. I sure…
Pumpkin season is here! Those golden orbs in all sizes are in demand and on display everywhere – decks, porches, driveways, shopfronts, and malls. They complement the golden leaves on the ground and sets the mood for the upcoming holidays.
Still “following the sun” in England, I had a “ticket to ride” to Liverpool. The town by the Mersey, home of THE BEATLES, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah! “Money may not buy me love” but it sure got me the Magical Mystery Tour. And, no, they don’t have “eight days a week” in Liverpool but seven is…
Kuchen is a German word for cake. It consists of a sweet yeast dough filled with a custard. Sometimes fruits are added to the dough. It is usually sliced like a pie. Kuchen is generally thought of as a dessert but it may be eaten any time of the day.
A tender steamed cake made with light and fluffy kabocha squash, raisins, and walnuts. It is delicious served with fresh fruits and green tea.
Madeleines are very small sponge cakes with a distinctive shell shape. These delightful mini cakes are immortalized by Marcel Proust in his novel Remembrance of Things Past, Volume 1: Swann’s Way. Though I have not read the book, the renown Madeleine episode has been well quoted and his description of these scalloped cakes dipped in…