Posts Tagged ‘cake

30
Oct
16

Raspberry Charlotte

A cake with a creamy fruit mousse, From America Test Kitchen recipe.

Made by Diane.

The recipe has several steps, here are some pictures of the process.

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img_0947This was a very airy, light cake .

A fun project to make.

10
Apr
16

Coffee cloud cake

A recipe made by my wife who bakes more than I do , cookies , desserts , cakes etc. 

Here’s one from scratch, via the good housekeeping illustrated cookbook.

  
Lighter than a pound cake, recipe under sponge cake category. Walnuts are in the cake and it goes well with a cup of coffe, a donut alternative. 👍🏼💋☕️

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Hopefully my iPad will remain calm, as a bit of a fixer, mobile touch screen devices have a weakness, the screen. Carrying an iPad sooner or later (in a case) resulted in a cracked screen. Replacement parts are available , the quality though is questionable. It also seems that once a cracked screen replaced , is destined to reoccur. Once the repair is made intermittent performance of the screen and /or sensitivity issues crop up. One unfamiliar with the problem would think that their device is possessed as it suddenly open apps , starts typing and could post garble. Probably more research is needed ,for the DIY , it is a cost advantage and learning experience for repair. Another alternative , given the quickly receding prices of technology , is to obtain another one and relegate one to a lesser role or just bite the bullet and replace technology every 2 years with a trade in. 

22
Aug
15

Light lunch and snacking during the work day

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Some times the typical sandwich lunch can get boring. Food from leftovers , meals from restaurants or food prepared from home can be containerized. Multiple small containers can provide quick snacking for those 10 and 15 minutes breaks during the morning and afternoon.
One of my favorites is when fresh food is available from the garden.

just add pepperoni..

deconstructed pizza ….?

02
Aug
15

Berry Cherry Crumb Top Cake

A good easy recipe deserves repeat…Crumb top fruit cake , just made with a different combination of fruit.

Made in a large pan , 12X18 , when cooled and  cut into squares, makes an excellent treat and a good lunchbox addition.

Ok , if you want a quick alternative, I supposed you could use a boxed cake mix.

Frozen then  thawed fruit works well as this is what I used here.

 

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21
Mar
15

marble cake

A cake doesn’t have to be just for special occasions, a cake can serve as a simple dessert and a lot more cost effective than buying store bought cakes and pastries.

This is just a modification of a previous recipe, reserve a portion of the batter usually 1/3 to 1/2 , and mix in chocolate, usually melted, to the reserved batter.

(https://pmetro.wordpress.com/2015/02/13/favorite-yellow-cake)

Now spoon or layer in the chocolate batter over layers of the plain batter. Swirl the batter now, in the cake pan, with a knife.

Bake as usual.The cake along with bread recently baked.

IMG_7701Done. Not frosted, makes a convenient snack. Good for lunches.

10
Mar
15

The sour cream pound cake

Diane makes and bakes a awesome pound cake, rich with many eggs. The recipe I’ll post at a later date for the sake of getting these pictures posted.

IMG_7620The presentation TA DA ! An accomplishment ! Seeing that after I repaired the oven, Diane had to re adjust the baking process as she  previously compensated for inaccurate temperature.  One attempt failed as the cake fell. Now  the oven it reads true and the cake is proven once again !

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 IMG_7625Excellent base for Ice Cream

IMG_7628with whipped cream…

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Gifted Rice Crispy treats by Justine

IMG_7624An awesome finish to a corn beef and cabbage dinner !

16
Mar
14

Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

Prep 2 , 9 inch cake pans, line the bottom with parchment paper and grease.
A recipe modified from a sweet potato spice cake utilizing bananas.

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Combine dry ingredients in a bowl.
2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

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Combine in a bowl
15 ounces mashed banana (about 4 bananas)
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar

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Blend and add 3 eggs, one at at time.

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Add 1 cup vegetable oil, stir and
Add 1 cup chocolate chips. (I chopped large chips.) 60%
1/2 cup pecans (optional)
Add 1 cup water
Now blend in and mix in the dry ingredients.

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Split the batter between the two cake pans and bake.

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350 degrees for about 30 to 35 minutes.
Remove from pans and cool .

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I have yet to decide to frost the cake.

Update: a cream cheese frosting was made and the cake frosted.

IMG_5073Not a real sweet cake, the banana is apparent, but the frosting makes up for it as it is sweet. A delicious way to utilize over ripe bananas.




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