Sweet Potato Rye Bundt Cake

Sometimes a girl just needs a heads-up. Sometimes a cake is so unexpectedly perfect and fabulous, and you have no idea what you’re about to bite into because it looks like a regular cake-colored cake with a dusting of powdered sugar and no other ceremonial visual cues. In fact, you might even wonder what it […]

Apple Cake with Sage Caramel

I…. wrote something? I did! I cannot believe how many months have utterly disappeared into the Covid abyss since my last blog post very early in 2021. I thought I would write so much during those quieter months at home when I had more time to bake, but somehow in the chaos of everything going […]

Baked Sunday Mornings: Red Hot Velvet Cake with Cinnamon Buttercream

I know. Red velvet is so over. Like, WAY over. But hear me out when I tell you that we don’t have to live this way. We can have red velvet in our lives *and* reserve the right to abstain from food trends du jour, I promise. See, red velvet started as a classic Southern […]

Baked Sunday Mornings: Milk Chocolate Malt Ball Cake

Layer cakes, I MISSED YOU. It has been almost a year since I’ve posted a layer cake. Not because I didn’t want to make layer cakes all the live-long day, but because I was nomadic for several months, then setting up my new apartment, then didn’t have anywhere to bring a whole layer cake for […]

Baked Sunday Mornings: Dolly’s Doughnut

Hellloooo, coconut– I missed you. You know how sometimes there’s an ingredient that you love, but don’t use all that much, and then when you do use it, your love for said ingredient smacks you in the face? That’s me and coconut. It’s not something I grew up eating, and in fact, I was possessed of the […]

Baked Sunday Mornings: Purple Velvet Cake (aka Gonzo Cake)

Although I’ve always loved to write, I have to admit that I am embarrassingly lacking in the literature department. My familiarity with Hunter S. Thompson goes as far as watching Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas on a date in 1998 and falling asleep… Not sure what that says about my intellectual depth, the guy I was […]