While everyone else goes nuts for pumpkin spice, for me the first day of fall means it’s seasonally appropriate to bust out the molasses. Because gingerbread is everything. But it’s unreasonably disconcerting to make ginger/molasses treats in summer. Maybe I’ll get over that someday… in the meantime, it’s now fall, and I can dig into fall flavors to my heart’s content! Continue reading “Blackstrap Molasses Gingerbread”
No, this cake does not contain whisky. And it’s not a double-chocolate malt cake (as my brain thought it was when I first decided to make it). No, it’s a chocolate malt cake with malted vanilla buttercream frosting. And it’s freakin’ delicious. Continue reading “Double Malted Chocolate Sheet Cake”
Due to a pan-related mishap (silicone bundt pans are officially dead to me), this cake turned out a bit homely. But it proved that looks can be deceiving – the inside is just lovely. Continue reading “Ginger Coconut Bundt Cake”
Sometimes I like the frosting even more than the cake. Even if it’s a good cake. This is a good cake. But I *may* have eaten more than a little of this glaze with a spoon.
I really like bundt cakes. And not just because with the right pan, they pretty much decorate themselves. Continue reading “Double Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake”
As I point out in my first post about this chocolate cake base – you wouldn’t know it was vegan. And that applies to this yummy peanut butter frosting, too. Continue reading “(Vegan) Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes”
This is an elegant little cake – very classy and not too sweet (which is why I felt compelled to drizzle it with Nutella). Continue reading “Hazelnut Brown Butter Cake”
Have I mentioned that baking is how I show love? Given that I don’t actually like bananas, this cake was a true labor of love – which, according to reports, turned out (and I quote) “bangin!” Continue reading “Peanut Butter Banana Cake”
It might or might not surprise you that I find most frosting kind of gross. Buttercream is normally so packed with powdered sugar, I want to gag. But not this magical mystery fluff! Continue reading “Cooked Buttercream Frosting (on chocolate cupcakes)”
This is the last (and somewhat belated) post about strawberry desserts for a while. I worked almost all the way through the two gallons before leaving town, and I’m okay with setting down the fruity desserts. Though this cake was bomb.