Category: Cakes + Pastries

Chocolate-Cinnamon Honey Cake

Chocolate-Cinnamon Honey Cake

This is my chocolate honey cake for the upcoming Jewish holiday, Rosh Hashanah. In Judaism, Rosh Hashanah literally means “head [of] the year“, is the first of the Jewish High Holy Days, also known as the “Days of Awe“.  According to the teachings of Judaism, Rosh 

Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

I gotta say, I’m a sucker for a fresh strawberry cupcakes. The fresh strawberry buttercream frosting on top is just a bonus. These light, flavorful strawberry cupcakes represent summer in all its glory. You can’t make them in winter, you need beautiful, juicy, summer berries 

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

I have been eating this type of cake for years without knowing exactly what it is. My go-to favorite cake has always been a lighter, less sweet version of the popular July 4th favorite, strawberry shortcake. But only recently did I learn of this lovely 

Rustic Rhubarb-Almond Snacking Cake

Rustic Rhubarb-Almond Snacking Cake

This is a lovely rhubarb-almond snacking cake and it’s the perfect brunch cake for warmer months. This recipe is not mine, it is from Bon Appetite, but I have lightly adapted it. The original recipe can be seen here. With rhubarb season in full swing, below 

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake

If you have ever baked for Passover, I think it’s fair to say the dietary restrictions can be challenging. The absence of leavening agents leaves most home bakers bewildered at the prospect of an overly dry, leaden Passover dessert no one actually wants to eat. 

Irish Apple Cake

Irish Apple Cake

In the United States St. Patrick’s Day is typically a big deal. I happen to be part Irish, but I am astonished by how elaborate this holiday has become in the states. Instagram goes green weeks before and recipes from green burgers to green cinnamon