Cream Cheese Frosting

My favorite frosting. Sweet, tangy and can go on basically anything. If I am choosing between two desserts on the day and one has cream cheese frosting and the other doesn’t, it can truly be the deciding factor. So here is a basic to add to your recipe box. Cream cheese frosting is impossible to…

Easy Lemon Poppyseed Glaze

Okay so I feel like it is against the rules for me to be a baking blogger and hate frosting cakes. When I was younger I would make a cake for anyone’s and everyone’s birthday. I would day dream of what they would look like, the layers, the piping, the perfectly smooth icing. But it…

Raspberry Ricotta Cake

If I had a signature bake, this would be it. It has been a staple for who knows how long now and it is a fit for any occasion or season. I wish I could take credit for it’s invention but it all goes to Bon App├ętit. May I present, the Raspberry Ricotta Cake. This…

Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake

I am 99 percent sure this recipe has changed my life. I withhold the final one percent at the risk of being dramatic. I am, however, completely sure that I will be making this recipe, and flavor variations, very often for a very long time. Found in A Treasury of New Zealand Baking by Lauraine Jacobs, this Strawberry…

The Lemon Bundt Cake

I’m in Ohio now, right? So I might as well start putting ‘the’ before any phrase I feel is worthy of being distinguished to the utmost. I can’t think of any other recipe than this Lemon Bundt Cake. Or should I say The Lemon Bundt Cake. As I was on the phone with my mom…