Chocolate Crème Diplomate

As New Year’s will soon be upon us, an elegant celebration cake is in order!  If you are searching for a fancy chocolate filling for a génoise sponge cake base, chocolate crème diplomate may be the answer for you.  It is easy to make and tastes like a light, mousse-like filling.  I make chocolate diplomat […]

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A Delicious Banana Bundt Cake

After a bit of a haitus, I’ve returned to one of my favorite types of cakes, the Bundt cake.  This particular Bundt cake is one that my family requests time and time again.  If you have 3 to 4 bananas that are super ripe, this is a great recipe to put those overripe bananas to […]

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Early American Savoy Cake

For my latest Early American baking challenge, I tried a recipe from the The Virginia Housewife or, Methodical Cook cookbook (1838) written by Mrs. Mary Randolph, who was Thomas Jefferson’s cousin.  She entitled the recipe, “Savoy or Spunge Cake.”  It’s a light, 3 to 4-ingredient cake that is centuries old, named after the Savoy Region […]

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