Guyanese Pine Tart Recipe

Pine Tart Recipe

This pine tart recipe consists of a blob of homemade pineapple jam wrapped in a triangular shaped pastry. A Short History of the Pine Tart Recipe Known as pine tart in Guyana, a very similar confection exists in Malaysia and Singapore, where it is featured around Chinese new year celebrations. The Malaysian version is typically … Read more

Strawberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake Recipe From Scratch

Strawberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake Recipe From Scratch

This strawberry cream cheese pound cake recipe is made from scratch. Cream cheese gives this moist pound cake a rich flavor. The strawberry lover in you will appreciate the way the strawberry swirl jazzes things up a bit in this easy dessert recipe. A Short History of Pound Cake Food historians trace the first pound … Read more

One Pan Apple Cake Recipe

one pan apple cake

This one pan apple cake recipe is a cake of many names. It has variously been referred to as an Apple Dapple Cake, Jewish Apple Cake, a One Bowl Apple Cake. Most famously, a version appeared in the New York Times in 1973 as an unidentified “Teddie’s” apple cake. A Short History of Apple Cake … Read more

Old Fashioned Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake Recipe

Old Fashioned Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake Recipe

This old fashioned chocolate mayonnaise cake is rich and moist, and comes together in just a few minutes. A Short History of this Old Fashioned Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake Recipe Mayonnaise was first invented in the 18th century. However, it didn’t really come into its own in the 1920s, when two momentous things occurred. First, it … Read more

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

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