Tunnel of Fudge cake

I could not tantalize you guys with not one, but two cakes, and not share a recipe now, could I? So here it is- Tunnel of Fudge Cake. Ingredients: ¬Ĺ cup boiling water 50 g any chocolate, chopped 2 tsps zest of an orange 1 cup vegetable oil (canola or sunflower) 1 cup granulated sugar…

“Let them eat cake”

Marie Antoinette was a genius! She was a smart, sassy woman who knew that people should not be denied cake. Yellow cake, white cake, fruit cake, coffee cake, cheesecake, angel cake, chiffon cake, red velvet cake or even Devil’s food cake– take your pick. It’s cake that makes the world go round. While I look…

Cranberry-Almond biscotti

We are a family that loves all things sweet. While others experiment with cuisines of other countries, I explore the desserts. I’m endlessly fascinated with the history of food. How ingredients travelled with conquering armies and sea-faring explorers. How sailors carried lemons to ward off scurvy and merchants brought with them nutmeg and mace and…

Somewhere over the rainbow!

I love my 1-2-3-4 cake. It tastes and smells divine. It does not crumble easily. It remains moist for days. Plus the recipe is easy to remember. Easy as 1-2-3. But I recently tried this recipe from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe and was blown away. It is delicious! It is tender and tasty. It freezes beautifully…