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…

Cannoli cheesecake

I was *thisclose* to doing a back flip the other day. When I received an email about the Blogger’s Choice swap saying that I got…

Brown derby cake

Not a lot of people know that I used to live in New Jersey. In fact, I spent the first half of my childhood in…

Angel food cake

Well, it happened again.  I made some ice cream, but this time I was left with 6 egg whites instead of the normal five. I…

Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate cake with rose buttercream frosting

Remember my post about vanilla cupcakes?  Well, read on for the chocolate cupcake recipe that I had mentioned for our daughter’s birthday party. This chocolate…