Cake tops the list of favorite desserts in my house. If you ask my family what they want for dessert “cake” will always be the resounding answer.
A lightly sweet tea cake enriched with the all the wholesome goodness of blueberries. This fruity cake has a crumbly cinnamon sugar topping and a tender, sturdy crumb that is hard to resist. The blueberries stay suspended in the thick batter and lend their moistness to the cake, especially if left to sit overnight.
One would think growing up in an Italian-American family that the cassata cake would of graced our dessert table as often as the dear cannoli, but it did not. I can’t recall one time ever eating it and wasn’t even sure what it was…a sad tale to tell that’s entirely true. I know now that it is typically made with a sponge cake, filled with… [Read more]
This is a popular British dessert featuring a date cake smothered in warm sticky toffee sauce. The sponge is studded with chopped dates and upon coming out of the oven a portion of the toffee sauce is spooned over top to soak into the cake. The toffee sauce is made on the stove by combining heavy cream with brown sugar and butter. It’s rich and… [Read more]
Whether you call these cake balls, truffles or bon-bons, the one thing I know for sure is you will love them! These cute, irresistible chocolate covered treats hardly need a recipe they’re so simple and fun to make! Bake a cake, crumble it up, mix with frosting, roll into balls, dip in chocolate. Pop in mouth. Repeat.