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How to Bake Carrot Cake Cupcakes

I love carrot cake and I love cupcakes. So why not put them together? These carrot cake cupcakes are the easy way to serve up carrot cake for either breakfast or dessert.   These carrot cake cupcakes can be made with either a buttermilk glaze or a cream cheese frosting. The recipe card gives the ingredients and directions for both. ... Read More »

Spicy Chocolate Beet Cake

  Beet cake is an old favorite. It is moist and you would never know that the secret ingredient is beets! Try decorating it with nuts and seed to stick with the theme of a root cake. My family loves chocolate and they love beets, so it is a marriage made in heaven! Print How to Bake Spicy Choco-Beet Cake ... Read More »

How to Make Root Beer Float Cake

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Root Beer Float Cake: For the cake: 3 cups cake flour 1 cup butter 4 eggs 1 cup milk 2 cups granulated sugar 1 tbsp root beer extract 1 ½ tbsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 ½ tsp water ½ tsp salt For the vanilla ... Read More »

How to Bake Donauwelle

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 90 mins Cooking time 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Donauwelle: For the pudding layer: 1 cup + 1 ½ tbsp butter, cubed and softened 1 package vanilla pudding mix 1 ¾ cup + 1 ½ tbsp milk 2 tbsp granulated sugar For the cake layer: 3 cups all purpose flour 4 eggs Pinch of salt 2 ... Read More »

How to Make Hummingbird Cake

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 50 mins Cooking time: 55 mins Ingredients needed to make  Hummingbird Cake: 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 3 ripe bananas, chopped 1 cup whole pecans ½ cup fresh pineapple, finely chopped 3 eggs, at room temperature 1 ¼ tsp baking soda 1 ¾ cups granulated sugar ½ tsp salt ½ tsp nutmeg, ... Read More »

How to Make White Chocolate and Chestnut Torte

Serves: 8-10 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make White Chocolate and Chestnut Torte: 2 oz plain white chocolate, broken into chunks 2 oz chestnut puree, sweetened 1 tbsp granulated sugar 2 eggs, separated 2 oz unsalted butter ½ oz plain flour Large pinch cream of tartar For the topping: 2 oz plain chocolate, finely grated ... Read More »

How to Bake Fruit Dripping Cake

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: over 2 hours Ingredients needed to make Fruit Dripping Cake: For the cake: 8 oz mixed dried fruits 8 oz whole meal flour 4 eggs, slightly beaten 3 ½ oz clarified beef dripping ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 8 fl oz water ¼ tsp ground allspice ¼ tsp ground nutmeg ... Read More »

How to Make Drunken Prune-Mascarpone Trifle

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Drunken Prune-Mascarpone Trifle: For the prunes: 60 prunes, pitted 1 vanilla bean, split longitudinally, seeds scraped out, pod reserved 1 ½ cups tawny port 2 ¼ cups dry red wine Two 3’’ cinnamon sticks 1 cup + 2 tbsp granulated sugar ¼ tsp fine salt To assemble: ... Read More »

How to Bake Paneer Pound Cake

Yields: one 9’’ cake Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Paneer Pound Cake: ¾ cup fresh paneer or ricotta, drained ¾ cup cake flour 60 gm unsalted butter, diced 1 egg ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp lemon juice For the ricotta: 1 litre milk 2 ts fresh lemon juice ... Read More »

How to Bake Amaretto Pound Cake

Yields: one 9’’ loaf Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 55 mins Ingredients needed to make Amaretto Pound Cake: For the cake: 2 cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 4 large eggs 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup granulated sugar ¼ cup store-brought amaretto ½ tsp fine salt 1 tsp vanilla extract For the ... Read More »