Triple Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake

This banana bundt cake recipe uses oil, rather than butter for an extra moist crumb. We like our banana bundt cake with all of the chocolates — chocolate chips in the batter, chocolate ganache glaze, and chocolate chips sprinkled on top! All About Ganache The chocolate ganache is the secret ingredient that really makes this … Read more

Chocolate and Passionfruit Flourless Almond Cake (lets) Recipe

flourless almond cake

One of our favorite places in Los Angeles is Sycamore Kitchen. Among the plethora of delightful treats, our favorite is a lemon-thyme flourless almond cake. This flourless almond cake(let) is a shameless attempt to recreate one of our favorite desserts. Here, however, we allow the diner to pick between a passion fruit or chocolate flavored … Read more

Strawberry Mousse Cake

Strawberry Mousse Cake

This strawberry mousse cake recipe produces a light and airy confection, with a strong strawberry flavor. It’s the perfect way to use up some juicy spring berries. This strawberry mousse cake is rather fool-proof since it consists of a gelatin-based mousse, which is much more forgiving than the whipped egg whites version. A Short History … Read more

Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake

Rumor has it that the Mississippi Mud Cake originated in the American South in the 1970s or 1980s. The cake is supposedly named after the muddy banks of the Mississippi river. This treat is a chocolate lover’s dream. It consists in a layer of moist chocolate cake, topped with gooey marshmallows, and then another layer … Read more

Haitian Cake Recipe

Haitian Cake Recipe

The most traditional of Haitian cake recipe is the “Gateau au Beurre,” or butter cake. This is a classic pound cake, with a few special additions that give it a unique flavor: rum, nutmeg, and lime zest. It also traditionally includes evaporated milk, which contributes to its very moist texture. A Short History of Haitian … Read more

Soft and Fluffy Pandan Cake Recipe

Pandan Cake Recipe

Have you ever wondered what a pandan-scented cloud would taste like? Well, that’s what this cake is. It’s so light and fluffy that you could *almost* sail away. This pandan cake recipe is so light that you will feel almost no guilt after consuming several slices (almost being the operative word, here!). What is Pandan? … Read more

One Fancy Fraisier Cake Recipe

fraisier cake recipe

Our favorite fancy French pastry to make is this fraisier cake recipe. About This Fraisier Cake Recipe Fraisier is the French word for strawberry bush and, true to its name, the cake’s most visible element is an array of fresh strawberries halves. The strawberries are set off by the rich and creamy crème mousseline (essentially … Read more

Torta Caprese: Chocolate Italian Almond Cake Recipe

Italian almond cake recipe

Perhaps the most famous Italian almond cake recipe is the torta caprese, named after the beautiful Adriatic isle of Capri. About This Recipe This flourless gluten-free chocolate almond cake is traditionally made with equal portions of butter, sugar, and almond meal. It is lightened with egg whites, creating a fudgy and moist – yet surprisingly … Read more