Half the Sugar : Early American Loaf Cake

Time and time again, I’ve heard visitors from Europe comment on how overly sweet and fatty American cakes and cookies are by comparison.  After thumbing through Polish cookbooks, old and new, all I can say is:  point well-taken.   European cakes and cookies tend to be less sweet, contain less fat, and are, therefore, drier.  After […]

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Honey Spice Cake – Lekach

With less than a month of winter left, I found myself back at the honey jar.  I just can’t get enough of this delightful product of nature!  This time around, I wanted to try out a honey spice cake instead of just a plain old honey cake. I searched cookbooks and the internet, and came […]

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Honey Almond Cake

I have been itching to bake another honey cake before the winter is over.  I associate wintertime baked goods with honey and spice, so regardless of whether that makes any sense or not, I thought of another baking mission for myself.  My mission this time was to find a gluten-free honey cake to take to […]

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Easy Chocolate Bundt Cake

I have a stack of food magazines a mile high with so many interesting recipes.  While they look fun to try out, what I’ve found is that most people, most of the time prefer food that doesn’t go too far out on a limb.  Since cake was on my mind (yet again), I thought I […]

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