Category Archives: Cake

Root Beer Cake

Today is my birthday. I’d planned for weeks to make a cake to celebrate. When Sunday rolled around and it was time to get down to baking, nothing struck my fancy. I really wanted apple cake and pumpkin ice cream, … Continue reading

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Blueberry Lemon Cupcakes

I’m not entirely sure if there is a blueberry season in Davis. There is, however, about two weeks at the end of May when there are boatloads of blueberries at the co-op. I didn’t have a single one this year, … Continue reading

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Blackberry Buttermilk Cake

Happy July 4th! While this recipe is not patriotic (think purple and yellow, not red/white/blue), I thought I’d share it anyway as it’s berry season. And berries are delicious. And this cake is delicious. And berries are only around for … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cupcakes

I was perusing Halloween recipes and came across these cupcakes.  I’m already a big fan of pumpkin bread and adding cream cheese frosting sounded delicious.  I also think Halloween decorations are particularly fun and colorful. These cupcakes are delicious.  They … Continue reading

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Gâteau de Crêpes

I’d never made a crepe before let alone 20 something.  But I stumbled upon this recipe and in a moment of insanity decided to make it for a lab dinner.  You see I rarely make recipes for potlucks that I … Continue reading

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Strawberry Chiffon Shortcake

Strawberries!!!!  Sweet, juicy, just waiting to be eaten fresh or folded into a decadent dessert.  I used my dogs first birthday as an excuse to get friends together.  I knew I wanted to make dessert.  And it had to feature … Continue reading

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Maple walnut cake

Have you ever fantasized about pancakes?  Lots of maple syrup…  Maybe some whipped cream and ice cream? I’m not a big breakfast person, but I do love me some pancakes.  I prefer to top them with fruit and yogurt, but … Continue reading

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