Christmas Cake

I love fruitcake when it’s done right. But I personally can’t stand buying nor consuming those scary looking glace cherries and other neon-colored candied fruits soaking in corn syrup that you get in supermarkets. I used dried fruits in this fruitcake with the only “candied” exceptions being the orange peel and the crystallized ginger. Do…

Everyone’s Favorite Chocolate Mud Cake

I call this “everyone’s favorite” because no matter how many other cake flavors I offer this is the one that my family and friends prefer. It is the only chocolate cake I use for tiered cakes.

Filigree Swirl Wedding Cake with my Favorite Chocolate Mud Recipe

I’ve only ever made one wedding cake and it was a 2-tiered naked cake with fresh lavender. Very low pressure and yet my hands were still shaking when I was arranging the lavender around the cake. I had no intention of making another wedding cake. But then my priest’s wife called with a request. (In…

Chocolate Raspberry Zefir Cake: Updated with Recipe

Exciting times… Christ is Risen, Christos Anesti! Beautiful liturgy last night followed by feasting today! Also, I had some Barnes and Noble credit and treated myself to a new cookbook which I love, The European Cake Cookbook by Tatyana Nesteruk from TatyanasEverydayFood. It is full of classic European tortes and cakes which are my favorite because they…

Scott Clark Wooley’s Fudge Brownie Cake

  Print Yum Scott Clark Wooley’s Fudge Brownie Cake two 9″ rounds Ingredients3 c. flour 1 1/2 c. dutch cocoa 1 1 /2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 c. butter 2 c. sugar 3 eggs 1 c. buttermilk 2/3 c. vegetable oil 2 tsp vanilla 1 1 /2 c. boiling water or hot…

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