Baking and Sweet Endings

Pumpkin Bundt Cake on Doily
Baking and Sweet Endings

Gilded Pumpkin Cake

This is one terrific Bundt cake!  My Dad loved spice cakes of any kind, so we always baked a spice cake for his birthday.  It was always popular when I made it at work, usually for a corporate luncheon around the end of October.  Back in the day, I used my own cooked pumpkin and […]

Rum Applesauce Cake Slice, Whipped Cream Garnish
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Rum Applesauce Cake

A cake I like to  make every fall using rum applesauce. If I am not going to bake the cake within a few days, I divide the applesauce into separate containers and put them in the freezer until I’m ready to bake. I’ve used the rum applesauce in muffins as well.  We have an apple […]

Homemade Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits
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Homemade Biscuits

Being able to bake simple things like biscuits and quick breads is such a very good thing and you’ll impress everyone!  Biscuits should be slightly moist, tender, light and flaky, satisfying and delicious.  Biscuits are wonderful with soups, main course salads and stews! I made a discovery years ago out of necessity. Being absolutely slammed at […]

Rhubarb, Apple, Oatmeal Crisp, Vanilla Ice Cream
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Rhubarb Apple Crisp

Once upon a time there was a very special bakery by the name of “Ecco il Pane” here in Vancouver. The baker made fantastic apple and rhubarb turnovers. The filling was sensational and so is this crisp! I like to make up a batch of the topping and store in the freezer so that when […]