Wacky Bundt Cake

Wacky Bundt Cake

This recipe has quickly become a favorite in our house. The recipe is versatile. It works well as a bundt cake and also as cupcakes. I scaled it up 2 1/2 times for a bundt cake. Double works well, but 2 1/2 worked perfectly for my 10 cup bundt pan. Vegans and...
Wacky Cake

Wacky Cake

A friend of mine is a big World War II aficionado. She likes to make a World War II era cake recipe, lovingly called Wacky Cake, and sometimes Crazy Cake. It was created during a time of war rations when dairy and eggs were at a premium. It’s also accidentally...
Vegan Marble Bundt Cake

Vegan Marble Bundt Cake

Late last summer I made some delicious vanilla bean cupcakes from Isa Chandra Moskowitz for a friend’s birthday. I’ve made them many times since and tweaked the recipe slightly. I’ve not had much luck getting the ganache to thicken using almond milk...
Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Cake

Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Cake

For many years, my favorite chocolate cake recipe was Ina Garten’s Beatty Chocolate Cake. It is rich, moist, and completely delicious. The only problem is that it is not vegan. It has buttermilk, eggs, and butter. I tried and failed miserably at making a vegan...
La Petite Mort

La Petite Mort

There is something to be said for making someone’s eyes roll to the back of their head as they bite into something you have lovingly crafted. The closed eyes and quickened breath revealing the joy they are experiencing so publicly. It makes the hours spent in...
Hey, you got your Peanut Butter in my Chocolate!

Hey, you got your Peanut Butter in my Chocolate!

I feel very fortunate that I’m not allergic to peanuts. I really love nuts of all types, although technically peanuts are legumes and not nuts. Who doesn’t love the combination of chocolate with peanut butter? After all, they’re “Two great...