What’s Baking roundup – Sweet Potatoes and Pumpkins, Oh My!

Happy Halloween, everybody! I am so excited to be the host for our What’s Baking group this month. Since I love to bake with pumpkin…

Brown sugar cookie dough layer cake

I was honored when the administrative staff at my daughter’s daycare told me about a fundraiser they were doing. One of the staff’s family members…

Pumpkin cheesecake

Is anyone as excited as I am that it’s officially the season to start baking with pumpkin? Well, I am thrilled to finally break into…

Pineapple upside down cake

  I know I’ve mentioned this before, but my husband and I are huge fans of the Hawaiian islands.  We went there for our honeymoon,…

Lemon basil cake

Where has this year gone? I can’t believe the 4th of July is next week, and that means 2012 is almost half over. I also…

Black and white angel food cake

I never thought I’d get around to making angel food cake. Why? It’s because it’s a rare occasion when I actually have 12 egg whites.…

Dorie Greenspan’s financiers

I recently made chocolate éclairs and profiteroles and had 6 egg whites left over from the pastry cream. I remembered reading on David Lebovitz‘s blog…