Category Archives: Cakes

Almond Ricotta Cake

I made the best cake this week, an Almond Ricotta Cake. I took creative license from another blogger recommended by Chez Bonne Femme. 

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Apple Sharlotka

For those of you that have company coming, and maybe they are not fond of pumpkin or they are simply pumpkined out, may I suggest a delicious apple cake. I happened upon a Russian Grandmother’s cake called Apple Sharlotka. I … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Walnut Snack Cake with Penuche Frosting

I found this cake on line and have wanted to make it for a long time. The frosting brought back childhood memories. It is the same as the cake my oldest sister used to make when I was a kid. … Continue reading

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Mocha Cream Hazelnut Torte

Ever since I made the Roasted Butternut Squash With Browned Butter and Hazelnuts I thought there must be a better way to remove those darn stubborn skins from hazelnuts. I had roasted them in the oven and then while still … Continue reading

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Génoise A Party Cake

I have been derailed several times this year; the latest is/was an air conditioner problem. It always seems to take me a couple tries before I get things worked out. Does that happen to you? The repairman came, we thought … Continue reading

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OrangeYogurt Cake

If you need a quick cake to take to a Secret Santa Party, or lunch with a neighbor, or a potluck contribution. For all you empty nesters, or those of you that no longer require a big-o-cake, this cake is … Continue reading

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French Apple-Pear Cake

Okay, the holidays are upon us. You know you can’t do it all no matter how enthusiastic a cook you are. And then there are those people that are not that crazy about pumpkin so this will satisfy those people.

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Chocolate Cake Cup Shells

I am not the chocolate girl some are. I think I mentioned that before. However, when things get stressful, or sometimes when I am ill I always need a little chocolate. Last week when I was on call for jury … Continue reading

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Visitandines

It is strawberry season. Time for strawberry shortcake, but I confess I do not like shortcake. Well I like the idea, I just don’t like the texture of the shortcakes. Shortcakes should taste like cake, but they taste like a … Continue reading

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Lemon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake.

Lemon Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is perfect if you need something to take to work to make your co-workers smile, or you need a favor, or if you are having brunch and you need a sweet to balance the savory, … Continue reading

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