Category: Cakes

Pumpkin Roll with Caramel Frosting for Thanksgiving

Pumpkin Roll It started with birthday treats for my son’s senior high class meeting a couple of weeks back. I was making pumpkin bread for the church bazaar and had some left over batter so I made pumpkin mini cupcakes.                   The very next evening my son was…

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Boston Cream Pie ala Jim Dodge

I have 2 pet peeves when it comes to recipes: ones that don’t use enough vanilla beans and ones that don’t deliver – I don’t mean pizza. I think most every recipe that includes vanilla extract can be enhanced by a vanilla bean and some that don’t even call for vanilla. For example, I’ve been…

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Strawberry Banana Mini Cake for Nene

My friend is called “Nene” by her beloved grandchildren. She is the wonderfully talented woman who centers us and leads us on our spiritual journey through icon writing. This term of endearment fits her so well. In order to show her appreciation, I created this birthday cake in a mini paper tube pan from Simply…

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Olive Oil Lemon Cake with a Twist

If you haven’t figured out by now, the surprise is that this cake is Gluten Free.  Now don’t get all excited, because remember, Glory is all about the gluten, however, this time, it just is not there naturally. This is an adapted recipe from one of our favorites we served at the restaurant. Rich olive…

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King Cake New Orleans style

My husband and I met in New Orleans at Culinary School.  He likes to say we met over a hot stove. It was August in New Orleans so I’m sure it was hot.  My husband grew up in Louisiana, in a small town about 30 miles west of New Orleans named LaPlace. I’m sure you’ve…

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