Tag: cake

Holiday Icebox Cake

Holiday Icebox Cake

This is a holiday icebox cake, my new favorite, effortless no-bake retro dessert. The term “retro desserts” has been popular for a while now. Food, much like fashion, is often circular. Food trends swing far and wide, but those with real roots, often circle back 

Frosted Banana Cake

Frosted Banana Cake

I have always loved bananas.  As a kid, I prefered them over apples. Straight-up, on top of cereal, with ice cream, you name it, I’m a fan. Like banana bread, frosted banana cake was a treat and something I always looked forward to having. Some 

Chocolate Stout Cake

Chocolate Stout Cake

Halloween is not just for kids. Some of my adult friends are clearly more into Halloween than their children. A few couples in particular reliably dazzle neighbors and friends with their well thought out, elaborate, and creative costumes. My husband and I are not that 

Pear Olive Oil Cake

Pear Olive Oil Cake

This recipe is based on a recipe I recently saw in The Jewish Weekly in a special food feature about Rosh Hashanah (which starts tonight) the Jewish New Year–also known as the first of the High Holidays. As someone who celebrates the Jewish holidays, I welcome 

Hummingbird Sheet Cake

Hummingbird Sheet Cake

I’ve recently become obsessed with hummingbird cake.  First, I love the name: it sounds pretty.  Second, it’s almost a cross between four of my favorite sweets: coconut cake, frosted banana cake, carrot cake and banana bread.  It’s sweet, but not overly so.  It has texture, but is super 

A Simple Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cake That Everyone Will love

A Simple Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cake That Everyone Will love

A moist, fluffy, sweet caramel apple upside-down cake is simple but absolutely delicious.  It’s also the perfect treat to make on a cold winter weekend. There are some things in life that need little explaining; this is one of them. My preference for cake over