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Walnut, Olive Oil and Plum Cake

Rustic Plum and Walnut Cake, sliced
This Walnut, Olive Oil and Plum Cake has a delicious combination of flavors that you won’t find in too many other cakes – but it’s a combination of flavors that really works here. The cake batter is made with walnuts that are very finely ground to take the place of some of the …

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Fresh Raspberry Cake

Fresh Raspberry Cake
When I think about desserts in the summer, I want things that are easy to make and that really showcase some bright, summertime flavors. Easy to make desserts are nice year-round, of course, but in the summer I want to spend the evenings outside enjoying the nice weather – not working in the …

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Buttermilk Chiffon Cake

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Buttermilk Chiffon Cake
Chiffon cakes are one of my favorite cakes to make, both because they are not to difficult and because the results are so food. Chiffon cakes are light, airy sponge cakes that are known for their moist and fluffy texture. They are similar to an angel food cake, but they contain …

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Chocolate Pound Cake

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Chocolate Pound Cake
Chocolate pound cake is not quite as common as vanilla pound cake. Vanilla pound cake has a delicate flavor, balancing the floral flavor of vanilla with the richness of butter. The taste is addicting, but it is subtle compared to other types of cake. Chocolate flavor, on the other hand, is not subtle …

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Vanilla Bean Pound Cake

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Vanilla Bean Pound Cake
The original pound cake got its name from its ingredients. It contained a pound of eggs, a pound of butter, a pound of sugar and a pound of flour. It was a dense cake, but it had a tender texture that other cakes at the time lacked and it became popular enough that …

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Buttermilk Magic Cake

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Buttermilk Magic Cake
A lovely, layered dessert known as a “magic cake” has been pipping up on blogs all over the place lately. The cake is a dessert which magically turns itself into layers of cake and custard while baking in the oven, and it reminds me a lot of an impossible pie. …

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