Category: Cakes

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Plum and Almond Cream Tart טארט שזיפים בקרם שקדים

Plum and Almond Cream Tart

Before we begin, let me get one thing out of the way.  I know there is a difference between a tart and a pie (pie is covered with a top layer of crust and tart is “open”), but they are all pies to me. Sorry. Now, pie making is not my specialty.  In fact, I always
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Orange Pineapple Walnut Fruit Cake

Comfort Zone

I haven’t tried a new cake recipe in something like 2 months.  In fact, I’ve barely managed to bake anything at all since the beginning of the school year.  But how could I ignore a Christmas boiled fruit cake? With Rum?! So I did the impossible and cleared some time off my Thursday schedule.  Thank
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Cherry and Poppy Seed Yogurt Cake עוגת דובדבנים ופרג לימונית

Poppy Seed Yogurt Cake

I might have mentioned here in the past that I am an obsessive-compulsive cookbook reader.  I can’t keep it but read cookbooks from cover to cover, from the forward till the list of sources and acknowledgements.  In recent years, however, I found myself making an exception to my own rule.  When a book includes irresistible photographs, I
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St. Patrick’s Drunk Bundt Cake

St. Patrick's Drunk Bundt Cake

It has been ages since I baked for the sake of baking and not just to fulfill our bare necessities. Between tests, papers, students, kids and ski trips, all I had manage to bake was our weekly two loaves of nutty Whole Wheat Sourdough bread and Whole Wheat Pumpkin Chocolate Chips Muffins. Between you, invisible
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Blueberry Buckle עוגת אוכמניות עם שטרויזל קינמון

Nonnie's Blueberry Buckle Loaded

I’ve always been obsessed with berries. Not clear why, seeing as I hadn’t tasted any before my adult years.  Fresh berries where hard to come by and extremely expensive when I was growing up over here, so we never bought them.  I did taste berry jams, yogurts and cheese cakes topped with blueberry pie filling,
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