One of the perks that comes along with being a food writer and instructor is that when it comes to my birthday, I can turn my most favorite flavors into my very own birthday cake. Brown Butter Sheet Cake with Fluffy Milk Chocolate Buttercream – …
I had no intention of sharing this recipe – and then I had my first bite. Even trying to tell you how good it is will not do this banana sheet cake justice. I’ll just say, at least for me, this is one of those bites that makes you pause and close your eyes to take in all that’s happening to your taste buds. Really.
Well, it’s not summer in Oklahoma unless fresh peaches are involved and this recipe makes perfect use of sweet summer peaches!
Thanks to a recent Chronicles of Narnia themed school party (and signing up to bring a dessert), I was inspired to create this “Turkish Delight Cake”. But I can’t take all of the creative credit – here’s how it went down:
Oh my. Cherry Upside-Down Cake. You really must taste it.
People often ask me – “why ‘Food for a Year’? Do you make meal plans? Do you show people how to store up enough food for a year?”…. I think this recipe a good way to answer that question. Our years are filled with traditions, seasons, celebrations, travel, schedules, work, monotony and once-in-a-lifetime moments. And this Cherry Upside-Down Cake blends several of these into one gorgeous, memorable dessert.
While on our recent stay in Washington State (Orcas Island to be exact), my friend, Angie, joined us for several days. It just so happened that her stay was during our shared birthday week — which can only mean one thing :: cake. Continue reading Washington Cherry Upside-Down Cake
Looking for the perfect accessory to go with some much needed P & Q?? Or you want a simple but special dessert for the family? Or you just LOVE chocolate cake – and are always up for trying a new chocolate cake recipe? Well, this …
This cake recipe is another twist on my favorite White Almond Sheet Cake ((aka White Texas Sheet Cake)). I have made several versions of this recipe over the last few years, and truthfully each one is as good as the next. There is something about stove top cake batter and stove top buttercream. They just never will disappoint. Well, Continue reading Peanut Butter Cake — complete with a surprise inside ((oh, and it’s in a jar))
Blackberries and copper are a beautiful combination – don’t you agree?!
Check out the newest FFAY recipe on Sinkology’s blog – it’s a tasty, HOMEMADE Black Forest Cake, served in a mug. But that isn’t even the best part!
We recently celebrated Blondie’s 10th birthday & guess what that boy requested for his birthday cake?? ((Well, you probably don’t need to guess, since I gave it away in the title & featured photo…)) So, good job! You are right. He picked cheesecake. Originally, he had an elaborate idea of making me stack a cookie, birthday cake and layers of buttercream on top of a vanilla cheesecake and I quickly, and nicely, refused. Continue reading Salted Caramel Cheesecake