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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 

Not Your Typical Passover Cake

Not Your Typical Passover Cake

Passover is approaching, as is the scramble to come up with a dessert to bring to the Seder you’ve been invited to.  Preferably a dessert that is not the flourless chocolate cake that you made last year.  Try this recipe.  This is a cross between 

Dre’s Coconut Cake

Dre’s Coconut Cake

My first job out of culinary school was working as a line chef; it was a position for which I was vastly unqualified at the time.  On my second day, I learned that they did not have a pastry chef.  Although I was hired as a 

How To Trim A Cake

How To Trim A Cake

General rule, cakes need to be trimmed before frosting.  This is especially important if you are making a layer cake of any kind.  It is not your fault, when you bake a cake, it does not come out of the oven with uniform height: one part