Traditional Black Forest Cake Recipe

Traditional Black Forest Cake Recipe

This is a traditional black forest cake recipe. This dark fudgy cake is layered with whipped cream and cherries. A Short History of Black Forest Cake Culinary historians debate the origins of black forest cake. Some attribute it to the Black Forest region of southwestern Germany. This area is famous for its sour cherries and … Read more

Coconut Muffins: Another Aussie Recipe for the Win!

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These coconut muffins are a favorite Aussie breakfast. They are best toasted and slathered with butter. A Short History of Coconut Muffins Another favorite Aussie memories is eating coconut bread for breakfast. This recipe was apparently developed as an alternative to the beloved Aussie banana version by Bill Granger, who had a string of successful … Read more

We Tested Many a S’mores Cake Recipe but S’mores Bars Are Better!

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We wanted to love the s’mores cake recipe that we tried, but it just didn’t have enough graham cracker flavor or marshmallow-ey goodness. Stick to these s’mores bars! About Our Search For the Perfect S’mores Cake and S’mores Bars We are writing to you this week from Long Island, where we are all enjoying some … Read more

Creme Brulee

sous vide creme brulee

Sous vide creme brulee – the internet seems to think this is the best way to make a crème brûlée. We don’t own a sous vide machine (it’s on our list of useless counter accoutrements, sorry!), so we’ll dedicate this post to the classic crème brûlée we made the traditional way growing up. You’ll end … Read more

Gaston Lenotre’s Concorde: A Fancy French Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

chocolate mousse cake recipe

The Concorde combines meringues and chocolate mousse to win the prize for fanciest chocolate mousse cake recipe. A Short History of This Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe This French Chocolate mousse cake is known in some circles as a Concorde. It is, to us, the perfect dessert for a party. The cake is festive looking and … Read more

A Kolaski Cookie Recipe to Make Your Leftover Jam Sing

kolaski cookie recipe

This Kolaski Cookie Recipe is quick and easy and makes any jam you might have hanging around in your refrigerator taste even better. A Short History of this Kolaski Cookie Recipe Sometimes we wonder whether we pass taste down through our gene pools. Our family on both sides immigrated from Eastern Europe to the United … Read more

Best Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe For All Occasions

Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe

This dark chocolate cake recipe is our house favorite. It’s pictured here with a nest of chocolate eggs for easter, but it’s the star of every holiday! About This Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe Like so many of the best things in life, this cake incredibly flexible.  It can stand up to a range of toppings, … Read more

Homemade Chocolate Icing Recipe: What Your Cake Needs Now

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This homemade chocolate icing recipe is emphatically not a buttercream. it is a fudgy and tangy, yet strangely light concotion. What cake should I use this homemade chocolate icing recipe with? In the battle of vanilla vs chocolate lovers, our households fall squarely in the chocolate camp. This may have been genetically preprogrammed, or the … Read more