Italian Almond Plum Cake

Italian Almond Plum Cake

Every now and then I come across a recipe that I don’t tinker with (much) because it’s perfect just the way it is (and I happen to have all the ingredients (ha)). The Italian Almond Plum Cake from Bon Appetit is it. Because I live…

Rose Water Almond Cake

Rose Water Almond Cake

It’s Mother’s Day and I decided I wanted a treat and I’ve had a bottle of rose water that is woefully underused. So, I started hunting around for something to make and stumbled on this Persian Love Cake from Broma Bakery. However, I also had…

Liz’s Aunt’s Boozy Christmas Fruit Cake

Liz’s Aunt’s Boozy Christmas Fruit Cake

I learn lots of things at book club. Two of them are that my friend Liz reads more books than anyone else I know and that she hates Christmas cake made with that nasty industrial candied fruit just like I do. But we both love…

Chocolate Quinoa Cake – Gluten Free

Chocolate Quinoa Cake – Gluten Free

Chocolate Quinoa Cake is moist, chocolatey, gluten free and dairy free (if you want it to be). It’s a combination of Best Ever Quinoa Chocolate Cupcakes from Epicurious and Chocolate Quinoa Cake from Lorraine Elliott’s blog, Not Quite Nigella, with a bit less sugar and…