Apple praline bundt cake

This delicious cake is moist with apples and pecans and redolent with cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.  It has a delicious cinnamon cream cheese filling and is topped with a rich and smooth praline frosting.  It keeps well, freezes well, and will be a welcome and much requested addition to your brunch table. Read More

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Blueberry and lime swirl coffee cake

This is more than the run-of-the-mill coffee cake– it features fresh blueberries, lime zest and juice,  a rich swirl of cream cheese, and a crunchy brown sugar crumble topping.  It also freezes well, tastes better the next day and looks quite pretty when dusted with powdered sugar and some additional berries.  You can also substitute raspberry, blackberries, strawberries or any combination of berries for more yumminess. Read More


White chocolate and cranberry Christmas cake

Now this is a special occasion cake! It’s a recipe all over the internet and for good reason; buttery richness, moist vanilla cake, sweet white chocolate and tart cranberries throughout make for a memorable combination of taste and color.  Read More


Grandpa’s pound cake

Well, who knew– March 4 is National Pound Cake day! Now this is a cake truly deserving such an honor, as a good pound cake is simple perfection, rich, moist, creamy and with a slightly caramel butter flavor that is just heaven. Cooking lore tells us the name came from the fact that a pound of butter, sugar, flour and eggs were required.  Even though recipes are typically scaled down now, in order to keep those delectable qualities, the ratio is generally the same. Read More