This is going to be an even quicker “quick take” than usual, because I only have one photo of this tart — taken after it was completely baked. (Since the procedure is all stuff I’ve covered before, more than once … Continue reading
My last cake before a travel-induced hiatus for the rest of November was “Pumpkin Upside-down Cake with cranberry-pecan topping” from Emily Luchetti’s A Passion for Desserts (Chronicle Books, 2003; p. 120). This is a really easy and simple baking-powder-leavened cake, made … Continue reading
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This was one of two cheesecake recipes I was originally considering making for my grandmother’s birthday back in August. I put this one off indefinitely, but when my travel (or lack thereof) plans became a bit clearer, I added it … Continue reading
I can’t promise to do a layer cake every weekend, but this one seemed perfect for the Fourth of July holiday: fresh summer fruit, easy butter-cake procedure, light cream-based frosting, and oh, did I mention, it’s red-white-and-blue? What could be … Continue reading
Finally, we come to the very last brownie recipe I made for browniefest: Emily Luchetti’s “Black Forest Brownies with Mocha Ganache” from A Passion for Desserts (Chronicle Books, 2003; p. 74). A number of the tasters were unsure whether this really … Continue reading