Tag: cake

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 […]

My Favorite Vanilla Confetti Birthday Cake, For My Birthday

My Favorite Vanilla Confetti Birthday Cake, For My Birthday

November is a great month.  I mainly love this month because my most favorite holiday, Thanksgiving, falls at the end of it.  But November is also my birthday month, as well as the birthday month for several good friends.  The older I get, the less […]

Bisquick Coffee Cake That Reminds Me Of Childhood

Bisquick Coffee Cake That Reminds Me Of Childhood

This is my go-to coffee cake. It is easy to make, contains few ingredients and never disappoints.  The secret ingredient in this basic recipe is the old-school ingredient, Bisquick. Growing up, my mom used Bisquick to make dumplings, which she put in her homemade chicken […]

I Hate Cooked Carrots But I Love Carrot Cake

I Hate Cooked Carrots But I Love Carrot Cake

When I was little, I strongly disliked cooked carrots.  I still don’t love them, but their sweetness makes them an incredibly important vegetable in the cooking world.  And when it comes to baking, they are one of the only vegetables to have their very own […]