Category: cakes

HOW TO SAVE A BRIOCHE CAKE WITH IMPROVISING

Brioche dough used in making a Walnut-layered, apricot jam-filled Yeast-leavened Sweet Cake If you recall, in my earlier post about yeast-leavened cakes, I promised to write a post about how seemingly minor differences in a recipe will create a substantially different cake. I love to bake sweet yeast-leavened cakes, because they are great for a…


Tired of the Same Old Cheesecake – Bake This

Isn’t it gorgeous? Yesterday I had a surprise visit from my friend and she brought some dairy stuff from her refrigerator because she had to travel unexpectedly to visit a family member that became ill. I received a few packages of farmer cheese (each weighs 8 ounces), goat cheese (each weighs 4 ounces), butter, sour…


How Alice Medrich’s Tiger Cake Changes When Baked in Different Bakewares

Tiger Cake By Alice Medrich with a little twist by Georgette Plese Note: There was an error in the recipe. The eggs were left out. It is corrected now. Sorry about the mishap. This last weekend I needed to have a fast dessert for a birthday party, so based on my experience (meaning something that…


A NOSTALGIC CAKE – SACHER TORTE

Thank you for visiting. This is my anniversary (do not ask me how many years, because when I arrived to 25 years, I stopped counting) and I always like to bake something nostalgic; so it was way over due to bake a Sacher Torta (Hungarian spelling). For those of you, not familiar with the Sacher…