Category: Cakes

Persimmon & Walnut Bread

Persimmon & Walnut bread is such a delightful treat when made with a great recipe. Sadly it seems quite difficult to find the right recipe out there on the web. Much to my chagrin, the trend with persimmon bread tends to be with added raisins and dried fruit. I totally disagree. Persimmon are a lovely …

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Blum’s Coffee Crunch Cake

blums coffee crunch cake

The City Blum’s coffee cake is a San Francisco staple, or so I’ve learned. As a Northern California native, going up to ‘The City’ was a regular event for my family and I. Usually, almost every year we’d do a nice full day shopping around, eating around, and drinking around (when we got older of …

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Simple Creamy Cheesecake

Simple, creamy, delicious cheesecake got it’s start in the U.S. around 1929 from the legendary Turf restaurant. The restaurant was owned by Arnold Reuben Jr.  After winning the gold medal in the 1929 World’s Fair for the first and only cheesecake, the secret got out. Soon it became an American legend, almost as legendary as …

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