Date Cake Recipe

Date Cake Recipe

As the holidays get near and dates begin to appear in the produce aisle our thoughts turn to gooey cakes that involve dates. This recipe is one of our favorites. Pair it with our Sticky Toffee Sauce for a surprisingly-not-too-sweet dessert. I think this is a...
Gateau St. Honoré Recipe

Gateau St. Honoré Recipe

Le St Honoré est une des grandes créations du 19eme siècle. (The St Honoré is one of the great creations of the 19th century.) Source We watched Haute Cuisine a couple of years ago and were taken by the scene when Mazet-Delpeuch prepares a cake for Mitterand. In...
Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Cake Recipe

My memories of Carrot Cake are a dense mass of gooey brown cake with long shreds of partially cooked carrots that stuck to the roof of my mouth – and normally with pineapple thrown in for some extra-gooeyness. Definitely not good memories. But we ran across this...
Lane Cake Recipe

Lane Cake Recipe

Lane Cake first appeared in Emma Rylander Lane’s (of Clayton, Alabama) self-published Some Good Things to Eat (1898). Half a century later, her “Prize Cake” was popularized with the theatrical release of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. As Scout...