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Citrus Angel Food Cake with Peaches

At this time of year, when juicy ripe peaches are plentiful, I try to come up with creative ways to make use of the sweet fruit. This month, my local co-op had a bin of the most beautiful, fragrant peaches — I think maybe the best crop I’ve had in years — and I couldn’t [...]

Rustic Black Forest Cake

This is a very tossed-together Black Forest Cake, or, as I like to say when I am too lazy to bring out the piping bag and tips, it’s “rustic.” It has all the components of the classic German torte, but without the fuss. Layers of dark chocolate cake are sandwiched with fresh whipped cream and [...]

Valentine’s Day Four-Ingredient Dessert

The best part of this Valentine’s Day dessert? It requires only four ingredients: chocolate, butter, eggs and sugar.

An Upside Down Cake Brightened Up for the Holidays

The color of this cake alone is enough to bring me great joy on a dreary day. The ruby top is a mixture of tart cranberries and sweet raspberries. Raspberries both sweeten the cake and also create a luscious texture. I personally love the tartness of cranberries alone, but they have so much natural pectin [...]

Make This Plum Cake Before It’s Too Late

A brown sugar cake batter and sweet crumb topping are a perfect compliment to not-too-sweet Italian plums.

Cookbook Giveaway: Tate’s Bake Shop

My husband isn’t a sweets person – and it drives me crazy. An admitted chocoholic, I usually avoid keeping cookies and desserts around our apartment because, inevitably, I’m the only one who eats them (all). There are a few exceptions, thankfully, and one of them is cookies from Tate’s Bake Shop. Ever since we were [...]

Cookbook Giveaway: Vintage Cakes

Flipping through Julie Richardson’s new cookbook, Vintage Cakes, brings me back to my grandmother’s flour-dusted, sweet-smelling kitchen. Grandma made a cake from scratch for every birthday, and their moist layers and buttercream never disappointed — even when I turned seven and all I wanted was the Little Mermaid cake I spotted at the grocery store. [...]

Sifted: Decadent Hazelnut Cake, Bagel Bombs and Pretzel Fried Chicken

Adventures in Cooking’s Hazelnut Buttermilk Cake with Maple Pecan Glaze 5 Hot Links We’re Loving: Adventures in Cooking’s hazelnut cake with maple pecan glaze is just as striking as it is delicious. If you like German chocolate cake, you’ll love this. Morning buns are flaky, buttery and fluffy all at once. Sprinkled with cinnamon sugar [...]

Twice as Nice: Happy 2nd Birthday, Cooking Channel!

Cue the candles and the bubbly pairing for that barbecue–Cooking Channel turns 2 this weekend. Ready yourself; here come the proud-mama clichés: So big, so fast! So young still, but so smart! It seems like just yesterday we were brand-new on air and just a wee blog online. As much as maturing, we’re still by [...]

Texas Sheet Cake

There may be plenty of beauty queens in Texas, unfortunately this sheet cake isn’t one. But hey, it’s supposed to be about the inner beauty, right? Whether that’s the case or not, this classic recipe would still take home plenty of “Miss Congeniality” awards; it never fails to win over a crowd. Texas sheet cake [...]

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