Category: Cakes + Pastries

Chocolate Macaroon Cake

Chocolate Macaroon Cake

Chocolate lovers, brace yourself, this chocolate macaroon cake is outrageously delicious and not all that hard to make. This is not my recipe, but the first time I made it I knew it was a keeper and one I must share. This cake is part 

Glazed Donut Bundt Cake

Glazed Donut Bundt Cake

In case it’s not clear from the title, yes, this is a giant glazed donut cake. Seriously, I almost don’t need to say any more. This Bundt cake is outrageously good and if you are a donut fan, think no more, skip this post, and 

Peach-Pecan Snacking Cake

Peach-Pecan Snacking Cake

In the United States Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. What it has also come to represent is a long weekend in September that unofficially marks the end of summer. As a kid raise don the east coast, this meant 

Polenta Plum Cake

Polenta Plum Cake

Two things that can make a cake remarkable are olive oil and polenta. Olive oil is used to made cakes moist and deepen the flavor profile. Like olive oil, polenta can also be added for texture as well as flavor. Although polenta and cornmeal are 

Petite Vanilla Bean Scones

Petite Vanilla Bean Scones

Starbucks petite vanilla bean scones will forever have a special place in my heart. Both my boys LOVED these scones when they were little. A treat they would sometimes get when we were out walking or for bribery when flu shots were needed. Scones came 

Coconut Polenta Cake

Coconut Polenta Cake

Two of my favorite things to bake (and cook) with are olive oil and polenta. Olive oil because it adds complexity and richness and polenta because it adds texture and flavor. I have blogged about my two desserts with olive oil so far: my pear