Deeply Appley Apple Cake

Deeply Appley Apple Cake

February 13th, 2013  | Category: Cakes


How I wish "applest" was a word. There really is no better way to describe this apple cake. After considering several titles, some of which are bordering on outrageous, like "The Applest Apple Cake", "Ridiculously Appley Apple Cake", "Appleooza Cake", and the humble "Sweet & Sour Apple Bundt Cake", I've decided to name it Deeply Appley Apple Cake. And if you've ever tried Deeply Appley Apple Crumble from ...

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No-Bake Chocolate Biscuit Cake

No-Bake Chocolate Biscuit Cake

April 28th, 2012  | Category: Cakes, Chocolate


No-bake chocolate biscuit cake is a staple in almost every Turkish mother's repertoire. Turns out, we've all been eating like royalty! According to this article, no-bake chocolate cake is a tea time favorite of Queen Elizabeth II. In fact, it was one of the cakes served at Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding reception. McVitie's Cake Co., the company that has been making the royal cakes ever since ...

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Devil’s Food Cake for Design Sponge

Devil’s Food Cake for Design Sponge

October 30th, 2010  | Category: Cakes, Chocolate


I am a big fan of Design Sponge's "In The Kitchen With" column. Every Friday, they feature talented cooks, bakers, photographers and food stylists from all around the world and publish a recipe for the rest of us to drool over. So when Kristina asked me if I'd like to contribute a recipe and photos for the column, I was simply floored. Here's what I came up with: ...

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L’Orange

L’Orange

May 18th, 2010  | Category: Cakes, Chocolate


An orange-scented chocolate and almond cake covered with a lacquer chocolate glaze. It is called L'Orange and I'm totally in love with it. Here is how it looked like right out of the oven. I couldn't decide for a while whether I should continue with the recipe or cut my losses and start over, but then the kitchen started smelling like an orange grove and I couldn't resist. ...

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Golden and Moist Carrot Cake Recipe

Golden and Moist Carrot Cake Recipe

March 24th, 2010  | Category: Cakes


This is a moist, dense and rich carrot cake, studded with toasted walnuts and sweet coconut. It is so delicious on its own, I didn't want to overshadow the perfectly balanced slices with the classic cream cheese frosting. A simple dusting of powdered sugar is what it only needs. I've worked very hard for this carrot cake recipe. And so did the readers of my Turkish blog. I published ...

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