Category Archives: Cake

Japanese Strawberry Shortcake. New Music From Lowland Hum.

It’s strawberry time! I traveled to Japan a few years ago. Of course, I expected all of the exotic and sometimes unusual dishes laden with fish, noodles, seaweed and meat in the forms of sushi, soups, tempura, yakitori and shabu-shabu … Continue reading

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Chocolate Brigadeiro Cake (Bolo de Brigadeiro). New Music From Ben Carrigan.

I recently hosted a dinner party inspired by Ann Patchett’s novel, Bel Canto. Since the action occurred in an unnamed South American city, I included dishes from Chile, Peru, Argentina and Brazil. Today’s Chocolate Brigadeiro Cake is a nod to … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Molten Chocolate Espresso Cakes.

Short on time, but longing for some rich chocolate cake? These little Molten Chocolate Espresso Cakes are just the thing. The recipe makes 6 sinfully moist muffin-sized cakes that need less than 20 minutes to prep. Espresso and bittersweet chocolate … Continue reading

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Banana Chocolate Chunk Cake With Rum Cream Cheese Icing. New Music From The Shills.

Need to use up some ripe bananas? This Banana Chocolate Chunk Cake With Rum Cream Cheese Icing is a terrific option. The dark chocolate chunks contrast wonderfully with the moist, sweet banana cake and the tangy icing. Banana Chocolate Chunk … Continue reading

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Recipe Ideas For St. Patrick’s Day. Beautiful New Music From The Gloaming.

Hi everybody! Still wondering what to make tomorrow for St Patrick’s Day? Here are some ideas for you. You can start with this post from last year which has recipes for Irish Coffee, Homemade Irish Corned Beef And Vegetables With … Continue reading

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Guinness Chocolate Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

March makes me think of St. Patrick’s Day which makes me think of Guinness. Guinness in a cake? Definitely. This Guinness Chocolate Cake With Cream Cheese Icing is a pure revelation. The beer enhances the rich chocolate flavor. The cake … Continue reading

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Mango Coconut Cake. Dreamy New Music From Patrick Watson.

Take a trip to the tropics with this simple Mango Coconut Cake. The not too sweet coconut cake layers are sandwiched with chopped mangoes and topped with crème fraîche. It’s a light and bright dessert that makes me think I’m … Continue reading

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