Food Network is a foodie’s mecca. Everything you ever want or need to know about food can be found there. My Food Network Star is Ina Garten. I tape her shows….I’m a total fan. So when I saw her recent episode of Cooking Like A Pro – Portable Food and the Lemon Poppyseed cake…..heaven. Thus was born my version Zesty Lemon Poppyseed Bundt Cake.
When you have lost your Mother, Mother Day takes on a new meaning. Raspberry Almond Mini Cakes are in honor of my Mother, who loved to bake and adored sweets.
Mothers Day was and will always be sad without my Mother. Nothing in the world prepares you for that loss. Brunch was our chosen celebration. I would make breakfast casseroles, fresh fruit, and of course, something sweet. Continue reading “Raspberry Almond Mini Cakes”
When I first began my journey in the cooking world, I bought a Betty Crocker’s Cookbook. It is one of my prized possessions. Inside was a recipe that I thought was pure magic. Hot Fudge Pudding Cake which was my inspiration for Cranberry Orange Pudding Cake.
To this day I still love and use my orange covered 1973 version of the Betty Crocker’s Cookbook. The binding is cracked, the front and back covers are about to fall off, but when I am looking for a time-tested recipe, its the first place I look. Continue reading “Cranberry Orange Pudding Cake”