Happy Preakness Weekend! I have a daughter who loves horses and a mother who loves the races. She drives 45 minutes to make $2 bets on the long shots (my mother, not my daughter); it cracks me up! In light of the big race coming up I thought I would share one of the cakes… Continue reading Horses!
So, I was going to publish this about 5 weeks ago- the Friday after The Great American Baking Show premiered. The same day Netflix was releasing season 2 of The Crown. It seemed like that day was made for my Victoria Sandwich Cake recipe. But, I decided to wait and post the Victoria Sponge (as… Continue reading Victoria Sandwich
Monday is the big day! A total solar eclipse will be traversing the continental US and going (almost) directly over my city. The last time there was a total solar eclipse in St. Louis was in 1442 (that’s before Columbus sailed the ocean blue). The next one to head our way isn’t expected until… Continue reading Total Solar Eclipse Cake
If you can’t tell, I have been baking obsessed lately. I blame it on the new show “The Great American Baking Show.” I never watched “The Great British Baking Show” when it was on PBS and I hate myself for it now. Especially since I can’t watch it on Netflix, Amazon or PBS.com and I’m… Continue reading Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Ok, I will assume you have buttered and floured your pan according to your recipe directions. If you can’t get it out of the pan at all, the cooling process won’t matter much. For most recipes when something is baked in a pan, you cool it in the pan, on a rack, for 10 minutes.… Continue reading How to Cool a Cake on a Rack