Category Archives: Cakes

Mexican Wedding Cakes

The reason I haven’t been writing very much is that I’m home in Vancouver and the main purpose of my visit was to be a part of one of my oldest and dearest friend’s wedding. The wedding was this weekend … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppyseed Loaf

I’m sitting in my living room craving cake. This does not necessarily give me the energy to bake a cake. Instead I’m looking back at recipes I’ve made in the past and deciding what to bake this weekend. It seems … Continue reading

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Apple Coffee Cake with Crumble Topping

I woke up yesterday morning with a strong desire to eat cake for breakfast. Admittedly not an abnormal occurrence. Luckily it was Saturday morning and Friday’s wine drinking hadn’t left me too scathed, so cake for breakfast it was! I … Continue reading

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake (with fresh pineapple)

I tend to think of pineapple upside down cake as a pretty kitschy dish. My mom used to make it with a Betty Crocker cake mix, a can of pineapple rings and some maraschino cherries taken from a giant plastic … Continue reading

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Guinness Chocolate Cake

This is a Nigella Lawson recipe and so it is difficult to write an introduction without either feeling inferior or sounding totally affected. Only Nigella can use phrases like “damp blackness“, “resonant, ferrous tang” and “black majesty” to describe a … Continue reading

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