If you know me at all, then you know that I am the most frugal mofo in the world—especially when it comes to baking tools. I’ve been known to use thick paper plates as cake boards when in a rut, and I hold on to every tuna can that comes through this house so that I can repurpose it as a small cake tin if necessary. But, when I know that I will be making lots of mini cakes at[Read more]
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.
These cakes are cooling on my counter as we speak but I just could not wait to share because as you can see, I’ve already leveled off the top of one of these bad boys and ate it! This was an experiment that went really well. And given that I’m still relatively new baking, I considered it a big risk because not only was I relying on a method I learned a while ago (that I wasn’t sure would work[Read more]