Cake

Best Ever Banana Cake

February 2, 2008

When I was a kid I would get so excited if the bunch of bananas my mother brought home from the grocery store had a Chiquita Banana sticker. I’d quickly pluck it off the fruit and pat it proudly onto my shirt. Unfortunately these days my bananas always tend to go bad. Even so, I […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cake with Espresso Whipped Cream

January 27, 2008

You know how sometimes you’ll find a recipe and really want to make it, but then you start reading the ingredients list and the instructions and it will slowly dawn on you that you’re missing EVERYTHING and there isn’t possibly anyway you could “fudge it” (so to speak). Well that’s what happened to me when […]

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Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

May 26, 2007

Summer is just around the corner and I’m off to Connecticut for the long weekend. I have to work out, pack, and somehow Chris and I need to find a little time to run over to the UPS store this morning to pick up boxes for the move next Saturday (off to Cambridge we go). […]

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Butterfly Cake

April 7, 2007

I’ve been tasked with bringing dessert to Easter Dinner tomorrow and I racked my brain all week trying to find an original dish that would be cute, tasty, yet still significantly impressive. I had almost given up and resigned myself to the fact that I would probably be stopping at the Whole Foods bakery on […]

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Years in the Making of the Yule Log

December 30, 2006

On Christmas Eve Eve my mother and I made a number of desserts including a Chocolate Yule Log.  I’ve wanted to make a Yule Log ever since I was a little girl and I saw one on a holiday episode of the NBC show Sisters.  For those of you who were fans that was the […]

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