Tag Archives: Cake

Pistachio Torte with Limoncello-Soaked Strawberries

I ran into a friend of mine at the grocery store and the conversation steered towards pistachios and how difficult they can be to find raw, shelled, and organic. I bake with a lot of different nut flours but for … Continue reading

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Boozy Orange Cake

I’ve made this cake and variations of it now dozens of times since the first go round. It has come to be one of my favorite standby desserts. My most popular version and the one I’ve now made over and … Continue reading

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Three Layer Peanut Butter Brownies (Raw)

These were amazingly rich and decadent and though I made them myself, I couldn’t believe they were raw (and vegan and sugar free and gluten free). Everyone’s favorite Sal-Pal left town and for her going away bash I had to … Continue reading

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Chestnut Cake

Hello chestnut cake. Who knew? Why don’t I see this everywhere, all the time? Talk about a lovely and naturally gluten free flour. My mother frequents a tiny, hole-in-the-wall, amazing Italian import store in Los Angeles called Guidi Marcello. Sometime … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

These are whoopie pies. They are delicious. Eat them all the time. I tried a variety of ways with these whoopie pies until I found the fluffliest cake and the richest pumpkin cream. The filling uses only a cup of … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Coffee Cake

My grandfather was the one that always answered the phone. There was a routine to our 3-minute conversations. He called me “Reeebecca”. He smiled through the phone and you could picture him in his beige cardigan, standing in the dark … Continue reading

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Cranberry Breakfast Cake

Yes, cake for breakfast. I’ve been calling this bready-moist-torte-cake-creation all sorts of different names and all of my taste-testers came up with nothing better than, “cranberry goodness”. It’s cake but it’s not very sweet; it’s the texture of spoon bread … Continue reading

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Extra Lemony Lemon Cake

This is a very rich and dense lemony creation. Lemon cake, lemon frosting, and lemon curd. All in one. If you like lemon, this one is for you. It took awhile to create just what I had in my head, … Continue reading

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Bundt Kick: Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt Cake

What can I say? I’m on a bundt kick. With Thanksgiving around the corner I’m also in my favorite hibernation mode: cookbooks open all around me, notepad in hand, and post-its everywhere. It’s also the most amazingly cool and crisp … Continue reading

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Apple Apple Apple Cake, Anytime

Half way through baking this cake, I panicked and told everyone there would be no dessert at Rosh Hashanah this year. A friend even rushed to the bakery to bring the “just in case” chocolate cake. My cake was overflowing, … Continue reading

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