Category: Cakes

Blitz Torte

I wish I had not used black and white in this photo for the Blitz Torte. However, I was making this cake for my husband on his birthday, and my theme was “vintage”. I will do this cake many more times, and next time, I’ll take the pictures in color. I love this cake, and …

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Aunt Beatty’s Chocolate Cake

Source: Ina Garten I’m not sure about the story on Ina Garten’s, Aunt Beatty’s Chocolate Cake, but I’m sure it’s a memorable tale. There are a few specialties in this recipe that make it a cake not to forget. There is both added coffee in the cake batter, and in the icing. However, the chocolate …

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Lemon Cake

I pulled this Lemon Cake “Zitronenkuchen” recipe from a local Swiss cookbook. Just one look and I knew this cake would be a delicious, lemony experience. France, Italy and Germany, the countries that border Switzerland, and too, share the love of lemons. Swiss folks often put lemon zest in their cookies, the French love to …

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