Tag: Cakes

Scandinavian Apple Cake
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Scandinavian Apple Cake

As both my hubby and I are of Scandinavian descent, this cake most definitely in our lane!  It’s lovely to look at and absolutely delicious to eat and has been given the 2 thumbs up by our good friend Chef Andrea Carlson the owner of Burdock and Co. here in Vancouver and a recent recipient […]

Cranberry, White Chocolate Cake, Ring Mold
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Cranberry White Chocolate Cake

This cake says Christmas season to me, probably because I make it then! White chocolate, cranberries and orange are such a good combination.  Perfect with a cup of coffee! And…you can make it ahead and tuck into the freezer. Makes a 9” Tube or Bundt Cake 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup brown […]

Orange Chiffon Cake in tube Pan
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Orange Chiffon Cake

I baked this cake for my parents a few years ago, dropping if off along with a number of other baked items they liked. The very next day my dad phoned to tell me that it was “almost all gone and it was so good he couldn’t stop eating it!” Oh…and could I bake them […]

Applesauce "Bars," Raisin, Nut Icing, Cup of Tea, Mom's china
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Applesauce Bars

These cake like bars come together in a very short time and are very tasty. The addition of wholewheat flour adds a little nuttiness. I have provided two options for icing the bars and if you just aren’t up for either, then a dusting of icing sugar would work too! I like to make these […]

Blog Post Photo, Bacardi Rum Cake, Shown with Old Recipe
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Bacardi Birthday’s

It’s getting to be that time of the year again! My husband will be celebrating his birthday very soon and when I asked him if he would like a special dessert he said “not really”. Then I said I’m thinking about making that Bacardi Rum Cake for your birthday cake. “Oh well…that’s different and yes, […]

Raspberry, Buttermilk Cake Slice, Fresh Raspberries
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Raspberry Buttermilk Cake

I love baking with buttermilk; everything seems to bake up so beautifully! As a special treat, I like to serve the cake with Lavender Cream (see below). You can change up the berries for any sweet, juicy berries you pick up at the Farmer’s Market.  We are very fortunate to have raspberry canes in our […]

Pumpkin Bundt Cake on Doily
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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 […]