Category Archives: Cake

Lamingtons (Australian Snack Cakes)

As a kid, I always wished I could have the enticing packaged snack cakes from the store in my lunch box. We didn’t have many store-bought treats as my mom was a perfectly wonderful baker and made us much healthier … Continue reading

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January 2014 Daring Bakers’ Challenge: Tree Cake (Baumkuchen)

Blog-checking lines: The January 2014 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Francijn of “Koken in de Brouwerij“. She challenged us all to bake layered cakes in the tradition of Baumkuchen (tree cake) and Schichttorte (layered cake). The last time that … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers’ December 2013 – Let’s Make Whoopie!

Blog-checking lines: The December Daring Bakers’ Challenge had us all cheering – the lovely and talented Bourbonnatrix of Bourbonnatrix Bakes was our hostess and challenged us to make fun, delicious and creative whoopie pies! Delicious little cake-like cookies sandwiching luscious … Continue reading

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We Should Cocoa: Chocolate Fudge Fruitcake

The We Should Cocoa challenge, managed by Choclette of Chocolate Log Blog, is a great excuse to make a chocolate treat and to use our creativity.   The idea is to make something with chocolate each month.  We can use any … Continue reading

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