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Classic Black Forest Cake

Classic Black Forest Cake is a European layer cake made with chocolate sponge cake layers, sour cherry filling, whipped cream and plenty of Kirschwasser. Black Forest Cake is one of the most famous traditional cakes from Europe and has always been a favorite of mine. You’ve probably noticed that just about any dessert that features …

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Boterkoek – Dutch Butter Cake

Boterkoek means “butter cake” in Dutch, and all that that implies. You’ll love this rich, buttery treat that is not really a cake, but is not quite a cookie either. Dutch Boterkoek is comfort food at it’s finest. The recipe includes just 5 very basic ingredients and takes about 10 minutes to assemble. The flavor …

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Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate Pound Cake is the “little black dress” of cakes, the epitome of elegant simplicity. This perfect pound cake melts-in-your-mouth with big chocolate flavor! How to make the perfect Chocolate Pound Cake Pound cake got it’s name based on the original formula of 1 pound each of butter, sugar, eggs and flour. It’s called “quatre-quarts” …

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Buttermilk Spice Cake with Whipped Ganache

This Spice Cake is super-tender thanks to the buttermilk in the batter. The cake has incredible flavor from a unique mix of warm spices. The same spices flavor the whipped-ganache icing for a light as a feather finish. I absolutely love the flavor of this buttermilk spice cake. This recipe is a version of one …

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Vanilla Genoise – Vanilla Sponge Cake

Light as a feather Vanilla Genoise (vanilla sponge cake). This cake will absorb lots of syrup for an extra layer of flavor and moisture. How many vanilla cake recipes could a person possibly need? I’ve already posted a recipe for Vanilla Butter Cake, and Velvety White Cake. If those cakes are so good, and they are, …

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