Category Archives: Cakes

This Swiss Swirl Roll Ice Cream Cake is the Bombe!

If you love swiss swirl roll cake or jelly roll cake, ice cream, and fudge, you’re in for a treat! This is the ‘bombe’ of all ice cream cakes! As in.. Strawberry Pistachio Swiss Swirl Roll Ice Cream Bombe I … Continue reading

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All Ovah Pavlova

Once upon a time there was a Russian ballerina named Anna. Mixing some edible pearl lustre dust with almond extract and painting it on the pavlovas caused some kind of chemical reaction that mottled the beautiful, smooth shells.  If you … Continue reading

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Roasted Butter Pecan Cake and Orange Macarons

Warning: This is going to be a very long post. I guess you could call it  somewhat of a disaster novella involving these lovely macarons.  The cake was a piece of cake (pun intended), so no kvetching there. It all … Continue reading

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Braised Chicken Thighs with Shallots, and Killer Mascarpone Cheesecake

Dinner and dessert! These Braised Chicken Thighs with Shallots, Mustard, Garlic and Honey are melt-in-your-mouth tender and loaded with extraordinary flavor!  For dessert, more melt-in-your-mouth pleasure with a super creamy Mascarpone Cheesecake! I’ve never been a fan of those network … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sour Cream (or Greek Yogurt) Zucchini Fudge Cake

Chocolate and Zucchini isn’t just a great blog, it’s a great pairing! I’ll get to this  Chocolate Sour Cream (or Greek Yogurt) Zucchini Fudge Cake in a moment since I want to touch on some baseball stuff first. Last night I … Continue reading

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