The Reason I’ll Work Out Double this Week! Cake Cake: 3 C. flour 2 C. sugar 2 t. baking soda 2 t. vanilla 1 t. salt 1/2 C cocoa 2 C Water 1 C oil 2 t vinegar Mix and bake for 35 minutes at 400. Icing: Boil 1 1/2 Cups of milk plus 1/4 C+1 Tbsp of flour and a pinch... Continue Reading →

Just Like Each Year… Apple Spice Cake 2 1/2 sticks (20 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans 1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise 2 pounds Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and grated on the large holes of a box grater (4 cups) 1/2 cup apple cider 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour,... Continue Reading →

Let them Eat Cake

For the Cake: 4 ounces or squares semisweet chocolate melted with 2 Tb rum or coffee 1/4 lb. or 1 stick softened butter 2/3 cup granulated sugar 3 egg yolks 3 egg whites Pinch of salt 1 Tb granulated sugar 2/3 cup pulverized almonds 1/4 tsp almond extract 1/2 cup cake flour (scooped and leveled)... Continue Reading →

Sweets for my Sweet

Flourless Chocolate Cake 1/2 c water 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 c white sugar 18 squares of bittersweet chocolate 1 cup unsalted butter 6 eggs Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Grease one 10" cake round and set aside. In a small saucepan, combine water, salt and sugar. Stir until dissolved. Melt chocolate in large bowl in... Continue Reading →

Making Friends at the Office

Kahlua Vodka Cake1 box yellow cake mix (the kind that says it has pudding in the mix)1 small box instant chocolate pudding mix4 eggs1 cup vegetable oil3/4 cup water1/4 cup vodka1/4 cup KahluaFor the icing:1 cup confectioner's sugar1 stick of butter2 tablespoons Kahlua or other coffee-flavored liqueur In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, pudding... Continue Reading →

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