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SERVINGS: One 9-inch loaf cake INGREDIENTS: Chestnut Bread: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon mixed spice (or pumpkin spice) 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 4 large eggs, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup chestnut spread (clement faugier) 3/4 cup vegetable oil […]

Spiced Chestnut Bread

February 1, 2022

SERVINGS: 8 servings INGREDIENTS: Streusel: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Cake: 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 […]

Cranberry Crumb Cake

December 10, 2021

SERVINGS: 12 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/3 cup flour 3/4 cup almond meal 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 3 large egg whites 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 black plums, stoned and cut into wedges INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat the oven to 400 F. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin with […]

Almond Plum Cakes

Almond Plum Cakes

September 23, 2021

Despite its handsome towering presence, this cake is really quite simple thanks to the all-in-one method cake batter and the all-in-one filling. Just throw all the ingredients in a bowl and mix! The cake is fluffy and buttery, fragrant with poppy seeds and orange zest. In between each layer is a dreamy blanket of mascarpone […]

Strawberry Poppy Seed Cake

June 24, 2020

Lemon drizzle cake is an iconic British favorite. To put it plainly, it’s an ordinary pound cake with a not-so-ordinary mouth-crackling sugary topping that dries into a crunchy crust. It’s dense just like any pound cake, but the drizzle part of this dish adds extra moisture. The lemony syrup reaches down into the loaf and […]

Blueberry Lemon Drizzle Cake

June 19, 2020

I really have a thing for single layer cakes. I think they’re charming and less busy than a layered, fully-frosted-all-over cake. Honestly, I don’t always have time for an extended ordeal and just need a simple and elegant dessert. And this is it! It has a hint of delicate rose water and a cream cheese […]

Raspberry Rose Cream Cake

February 9, 2020

I really have a thing for single layer cakes. I think they’re charming and less busy than a layered, fully-frosted-all-over cake. Honestly, I don’t always have time for an extended ordeal and just need a simple and elegant dessert. And this is it! It has a hint of delicate rose water and a cream cheese […]

Raspberry Rose Cream Cake

February 9, 2020

I really have a thing for single layer cakes. I think they’re charming and less busy than a layered, fully-frosted-all-over cake. Honestly, I don’t always have time for an extended ordeal and just need a simple and elegant dessert. And this is it! It has a hint of delicate rose water and a cream cheese […]

Raspberry Rose Cream Cake

February 9, 2020