Cakes

Nanny’s Butter Streusel Cake

2019-09-23T13:25:39-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Cakes, Desserts|Tags: , |

Since this was the cake that inspired my passion for baking and launched a thousand recipes, it is only fitting that I launch my website with Nanny Fela’s Butter Streusel Cake. My mom baked it often when I was growing up, and I could never resist plucking off the streusel, leaving behind a funny looking [...]

Cake Pops

2019-08-26T10:53:27-04:00September 1st, 2013|Categories: Cakes, Desserts, Food Columns|Tags: |

Knowing that I’m a kid at heart, my daughter, Sally, bought me a Cake Pops kit by Bakerella for Mother’s Day.  Cake Pops have taken the cake world by storm ever since they were developed by Angie Dudley, creator of the wonderful Bakerella website and blog.  Cake pops are so much fun to make and [...]

Valentine’s Day Heart Cake

2019-08-13T18:46:44-04:00February 1st, 2012|Categories: Cakes, Desserts, Food Columns|Tags: |

On February 14, we celebrate Valentine’s Day.  It is a day for lovers and sweethearts, but also a fun day for children and family.  Valentine’s Day traditions abound. We exchange cards and small gifts, chocolate, candy, jewelry and flowers. Since I like to bake, my favorite Valentine’s Day endeavor is preparing a heart-shaped cake.  Below [...]

Patriotic Cake

2019-08-12T14:13:35-04:00July 1st, 2011|Categories: Cakes, Desserts, Food Columns, Fourth of July|Tags: |

What a great experience it was to work with Bud on the cover of this month’s magazine!  It made me realize how very fortunate we are to reside in the beautiful, bucolic borough of Essex Fells and to be a citizen of the USA—the greatest country in the world.  I like to think of the [...]