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Tri-colored cake with chocolate glaze

Sometimes, it's not how many cake recipes you know but, rather, how versatile a basic cake recipe is that you can make a dozen different things with it. It's like having a ... »

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Lemon chiffon cake with lemon glaze

The aroma is in the cake; the tang is in the glaze. Why? Because the lemon zest went into the cake while the lemon juice went into the glaze. If you have't discovered it yet, ... »

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Choco-vanilla marble chiffon cake

When they were younger, the girls loved Goldilocks mocha-vanilla chiffon cake. You know, the one sold by the slice? That and the chicken pie were the only Goldilocks items we ... »

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Dulce de leche banana cream tart

It's a pity that Mexican Made Easy airs locally only once a week. Wish there were more sensible food shows like it on TV. Personally, I can do away with Gordon Ramsay, The ... »

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Eye-candy cake with chocolate ganache

If you've been following this blog long enough, you might remember the zebra cake and the rainbow cake from three years ago. This cake -- and I really can't think of a better ... »

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Vanilla streusel cupcakes

Alex came home last weekend looking tired and wan. But I was ready with some comfort food. I talked to her a few nights earlier and she had a very specific request -- vanilla ... »

Jam-filled cupcakes

Jam-filled cupcakes

My girls love cupcakes so I bake when they're home on weekends. Seems to be the only practical time to do it anyway. A cupcake recipe usually yields eight to 12 cupcakes which ... »