Category: Desserts

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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Pumpkin Chai Pie

Source: William Sonoma “The Pie Cookbook” Pumpkin pie or even better Pumpkin Chai pie. Some love it, while others detest it. I’m in the previous category. I love this dessert for many reasons. First, it’s a rarity to enjoy a piece of it, and it’s usually reserved for holiday season. Particular Halloween and Thanksgiving. It’s …

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