Category: Cakes & Cake-like

So, this cake. I made this cake for my boss and his family. His wife is currently going through chemo treatment (they expect her to make a full recovery) and a bunch of us in the office decided to put together a care package of food for them after her la… more »
Applesauce Spice Bars. I can't say that this is something I would have chosen to make on my own. However, as is the case with most Dorie Greenspan recipes, they were quite good. This cake was spiced with the usual suspects of cinnamon and all spice, and… more »
[There's a hole in this cake] This week's Tuesday's with Dorie is Classic Banana Bundt Cake. A great pick by Mary of The Food Librarian. You can find the recipe on Mary's blog or on page 190 of Baking: From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan. I re… more »
Well, I just didn't have a layer cake in me this weekend, and I especially could not reach deep enough to make a buttercream with 3 sticks of butter. Softening an entire pound of butter for cake and frosting is hard to swallow when you have no real occas… more »
Sunday night is a breeding ground for aggression and confrontation in this house. Unlike the more intelligent portion of the human population who spends their weekends actively accomplishing things, Sara and I rather embark upon a ~40 hour adventure of… more »
Okay, these were pretty delicious. Moist cinnamon cake, a surprise swirl of chocolate and cinnamon sugar in the middle, and chocolate ganache frosting to top it off. How could it be bad? The answer is, it can't be bad. The original recipe by Dorie Gr… more »

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