Baked Sunday Mornings: Root Beer Bundt Cake

OK, I’m going to tell you something, and you’re either not going to believe me, or you’re going to think I’m a freaking weirdo: I’ve never had root beer before. Along with late entry into peanut butter and jelly, burgers, and bacon, chuck it up to an immigrant childhood, where I just didn’t have a […]

Baked Sunday Mornings: Orange Buttermilk Picnic Cake with Chocolate Chips

Happy 4th of July weekend! I wish I could say I was out having a holiday picnic, but I am actually in the midst of moving, so I’m up to my ears in boxes, packing paper, and takeout food! (I’m praying that my ridiculous amount of baking crap fits into my new kitchen…) Fortunately I […]

Baked Sunday Mornings: Hair of the Dog Cake

Happy 2015! As usual, it’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone, and that the whirlwind of the holidays is behind us. This holiday season was chock-full of baking for Christmas, Chanukah, and plain ol’ winter joy; there were all manner of cakes, cookies, bars, and candy– for once, I baked pretty much […]

Baked Sunday Mornings: Triple Rum Black Pepper Cake

99 bottles of rum on the wall, 99 bottles of rum…. Oh wait, that’s not how the song goes, is it. Perhaps it’s time to brush up on my pirate tunes? Despite my shoddy maritime musical repertoire, one thing I can say about pirates with a good deal of certainty is that Captain Jack Sparrow […]