Cinnamon Chip Scone Recipe

This cinnamon chip scone recipe allows you to infuse your scone with flecks of cinnamon sugar deliciousness. A Very Short History of Cinnamon Baking Chips The only thing harder to find that cinnamon chips themselves is the history of the cinnamon chip. What genius combined cinnamon, shortening, and corn syrup to make a delicious little … Read more

German Waffle Recipe

german waffle recipe

This German waffle recipe produces a waffle that is sweet enough for an afternoon snack or dessert. Don’t let that stop you from eating one for breakfast, though! About this German Waffle Recipe The German version of waffles seems distinguished from its many counterparts (French, Belgian, American and other) in that it relies on solid … Read more

Sour Cherry Coffee Cake Recipe

Cherry Coffee Cake Recipe

This sour cherry coffee cake recipe is the perfect mix of sweet and sour to start your day off right. A Short History of Coffee Cakes Coffee arrived in Europe in the 17th century. Eastern and Northern Europe already had a deep tradition of sweet yeasted breads (known as kuchen or kugelhopf, and the perfect … Read more

A German Cheesecake Recipe

German Cheesecake Recipe

This traditional German cheesecake recipe (or käsekuchen recipe) differs from its North American equivalent in that its essential ingredient is quark, a low fat German fresh cheese, rather than cream cheese. Because of this substitution, German-style cheesecake is much lighter and fluffier than American cheesecake. What is Quark? There are actually two kinds of quark … Read more

Marshmallow Dream Bar Recipe

Marshmallow Dream Bar Recipe

If you were to dream of marshmallows, what would your dreams look like? Ours would be a buttery sesame blondie studded with gooey marshmallows and sprinkled with a crunch of sesame seeds over the top. A Short History of Blondies Blondies are Brownies’ older, wiser, sister. We say this not as older sisters, but as … Read more

Whipping Cream Pound Cake Recipe

Whipping Cream Pound Cake Recipe

This whipping cream pound cake recipe was Elvis Presley’s favorite, and with good reason. It has a caramelized exterior, and a tender interior, thanks to the substitution of cake flour and addition of whipping cream to a traditional pound cake. A Short History of this Whipping Cream Pound Cake Recipe Food historians trace the first … Read more