Chocolate Crepe Cake

This was a good one. I made a crepe cake. Yes, cake made of crepes (and whipped cream). It’s a beautiful thing. I made this for my dad’s birthday over the holidays and he absolutely loved it. This was my first time making crepes (and crepe cake) and I was super excited. I used the…

Cinnamon-Apple Cake

Like I alluded in my last post (Pesto Spaghetti Squash), I am doing themed fall recipes (this week and next week). This week I am using APPLES! 🍎🍏 Apples are such a versatile fruit because they can be used in sweet and savoury recipes. The first recipe I have for you is a cinnamon-apple cake….

Zucchini Banana Bread

I always seem to have overripe bananas at home. I get a bunch of bananas at the store and a few days later, they’ve passed their prime for me to eat. My favourite thing to do with them is bake! The obvious (and delicious) choice is to make banana bread/muffins. What I’ve made isn’t just…

Passover Apple Cake

Happy monday. I hope everyone is hanging in there. It’s about half way through passover and I’m feeling pretty good about it. I’ve eaten many of the forgotten cookies that I posted on friday (link here) and they have been the perfect sweet treat. For a little change though, I decided to make a cake….

Recipe #46: German Chocolate Cake

Just wanted to start this post by saying happy holidays to everyone. No matter what you celebrate – Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza – I hope you are with the people you love and eating lots of good food. I celebrate Chanukah so I’ve been eating my fair share of jelly doughnuts and potato pancakes (in hebrew:…

Recipe #28: Easy Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

I don’t think I have ever made a carrot cake but after making this one, I will definitely be making it again. If you are looking for a beginner recipe, this is it. What makes it even better is the cream cheese frosting. Yum. It’s also one of those cakes that seems like it can’t…

Recipe #22: Lemony Almond Blueberry Cake

This was my first cake from this cookbook. Almond, citrus and berry sound like quite a good combination so I was excited to make it. I’ve also never done any gluten-free baking so I wanted to see how that turned out too. As you can see from the picture, my slice is not very tall…

Honey Cake

Wow September is pretty much over. A new month is about to start which is aligning with the start of a new jewish year. It is the holiday called rosh hashanah (“head of the year”). Jewish people like to celebrate by eating lots of sweet foods because we want to have a happy and sweet…

Lemon Cucumber Cupcakes

I know my first 2 cucumber recipes were a little more traditional, this last one was definitely out of the box. I really wanted to see if there were any recipes that used cucumber in desserts. There were surprisingly more recipes than I thought there would be. I ended up choosing this cucumber and lemon…

Recipe #46: Pumpkin Banana Zucchini Loaf

I was really looking forward to this recipe because I love each of those ingredients on their own, and I figured a cake with all three would be even better. Unfortunately, things didn’t work out as well as I hoped. Don’t get me wrong, this cake tasted delicious, but the cooking time was so off….