Hello fellow humans! Bet you thought I was gone for good but the internet is not that lucky because here I am! This week we need to talk about Trader Joe’s coffee cake box mix. Read more
I made this beautiful carrot cake because I am going to an Easter Brunch, like an adult. I was originally planning to sleep for as long as possible then eat cereal then go to a bunch of movies then go home and go back to bed. Read more
My dad passed away last Thursday so this is as far as I got in making this week’s recipe, pineapple upside down cake.
This week’s recipe challenge is brought to you by friend of the blog and, come to think of it, friend to pretty much the entire world, Mollie! I was dragging my feet on making the cake and Mollie came over with our friend Audrey to eat soup and spend time together and seemed very interested in making the cake. I, being a good and generous and lazy friend, stepped aside to allow Mollie the joy of making the almond cake all on her own. Read more
Last night as I was making coffee cake, I was congratulating myself on finally keeping up with the recipe challenge. And then I realized that the recipe challenge has devolved into cakes and cocktails. And then I was fine with it. As business books and sportball coaches say, “Play to your strengths,” so cake and booze it is. Read more
We all know that the easiest chocolate cake is one someone else makes. That being said, this one is pretty easy to make, if a bit unexpected. It’s been awhile since I baked and all sorts of weird things are happening. I’m not complaining, it makes things much more interesting in the kitchen. There is mayonnaise in this cake and hot coffee and you need to use every mixing bowl in your kitchen. Uh…well, if you say so. And the good people at America’s Test Kitchen do say so.
We are taking a detour from making actual food and for the next few weeks we will be baking cakes! Our first cake is a chocolate chip cake based on a recipe Six found in an old Cook’s Country cookbook. Read more