Is anyone else sad that berry season is almost over? As much as I love the staple flavors of fall (maple, apple, ginger, cinnamon, pumpkin) I can’t help but feel the need to squeeze as many berries and melons into my diet for as long as I can. Last week I went to grocery store and saw that blueberries were being sold for .97 a pint! So although I’ve made plenty of blueberry recipes this summer I decided to squeeze in[Read more]
If you are at all familiar with Robyn’s chocolate cake recipe over at Add a Pinch you may be wondering why the hell I’m even reviewing it. It has over 1000 votes yet still rates an absurdly high 4.8! And don’t get me wrong—it’s not absurd because the cake sucks, it’s absurd because it’s difficult to get 1000 people to agree on anything. With that being said, given how many times I’ve used this recipe I feel like I have a lot[Read more]
A delicious strawberry cake made from scratch with fresh fruit puree and no jello or extract.
Keeping in line with my recent Peanut Butter Cup Banana Bread, here is is an awesome cake I made recently that was inspired by that recipe. To make the cake layers, I followed Leslie Macciarella’s “Betty’s Banana Cake Recipe – A Vintage Cake Loaded with Charm.” This recipe is apparently from the 1940s and it is the real deal. No banana extract here. Just real banana goodness, like my banana bread! One big difference is that you don’t want your bananas to be as[Read more]
It’s March here in Texas, and while I definitely a cake gal nowadays I cannot even begin to tell you how much I miss this pie. St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, so I’m totally not sitting here right now and thinking I can use that as an excuse to eat this wonderfully creamy and tart, yet sweet GREEN lime pie! And by green I obviously mean the way the pie was meant to look. A natural green;[Read more]