Tag Archives: Cake

Coffee Cake

I’m thinking of whipping up some coffee cake this morning. I’ll use an old family recipe that I can’t share but click here for lots of recipes you too can use. I’ll halve the recipe because I’m watching my weight and don’t want such a large pan of sweets around the house.  I’ll also press […]

Mexican Chocolate Cake

  This recipe has been modified from the original. Cake Ingredients: 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter 1/2 cup Dutch-process unsweetened cocoa powder 3/4 cup strong coffee 2 cups granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1/2 cup well-shaken buttermilk 1 tablespoons vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 […]

Quest For the Perfect Cupcake

Who has the best cupcakes in DC?  People rave about Georgetown Cupcakes, but I’ve also heard complaints that they’re a little dry.  Cake Love’s offerings look and sound fantastic but I’m also a bit disappointed by the taste.  I had a red velvet cupcake from Red Velvet last week that caused foodgasms was indescribably delicious.  […]

Mother’s Day Tea

I’m hosting a Mother’s Day Tea this weekend.  I can’t wait to pull out my beloved Japanese tea set and make a few nibbles for everyone to enjoy while socializing.  I’m still finalizing the menu but here’s what I’m thinking so far. Menu Chicken salad sandwiches Smoked salmon sandwiches Shrimp skewers Asparagus spears Lemon bars Sunken […]

Chocolate Ganache Cake

The undisputed hit from Easter Dinner. Original Recipe compliments of Food Network.