Category Archives: Cakes

Spiced Bundt Cake with Orange Butter

Sometimes the simplest things in life are the best. I received this recipe from a friend of my mom’s. The word on the street was that this bundt cake was devoured within hours of it being prepared but when I read the recipe I was not convinced. It seemed so basic. By request of my [...]
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German Chocolate Cake

Lately I’ve been pretty excited for plums, peaches and nectarines. I wasn’t quite expecting to be baking a decadent chocolate cake in the middle of August, but life and family like to change plans. Anyway, I’m glad they do because I finally get to share here one of my all time favorite desserts. German chocolate cake [...]
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Chocolate Opera Cake

As you may know, I work at a chocolate factory. That means I get to taste a lot of things made of chocolate. Some things are pretty delicious other things are amazing and a couple of things are beyond words….one of those things is this chocolate cake. Not too long ago we received an email at [...]
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Cherry Almond Pudding Cake

There are certain times when the world around you just seems to stop. Those times especially seem to come when you least expect it. Three weeks ago, I was in the middle of a very large project at work when I got the call that my grandma was not likely to make it much longer. [...]
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Tiramisu

I haven’t had a lot of Tiramisu in my day, but I sure do enjoy it when the opportunity presents itself. In my mind, this dessert has always had a bit of attitude and I thought it was difficult to make, maybe that is because it is so delicious. Anyway, it’s not hard, in fact [...]
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