Latest Posts in Sweets

A BAKER’S DOZEN VALENTINE CAKES

Hi there. As we near Valentine’s Day I wanted to share with you a baker’s dozen valentine cakes made by a lot of very talented and creative cooks whose work I admire. I don’t have the patience to decorate cakes like these but truly appreciate the folks who do. My cakes are generally delicious and […]

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14 CARAT CAKE

Hello! Today I’m going to give you the recipe for the best tasting cake ever. It’s called 14 Carat Cake. But before I do that I have a little tale to tell you… Last weekend was my stepmother’s birthday. She is Puerto Rican and full of Latin charm and zest for life. Can’t you just […]

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BROWN SUGAR OATMEAL CAKE

Hi there, When I was growing up my mom used to make a Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cake that we all loved. I long ago lost the original recipe, but I remember it was moist and delicious and almost fooled you into thinking it was healthy. Well, as cakes go, it probably wasn’t all that bad. […]

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GINGERBREAD CAKE RECIPE

Hello! I’m not a fan of gingerbread cookies but I sure do love Gingerbread Cake! The recipe that I’m about to share with you is delicious proof that gingerbread can be consumed and enjoyed in a form other than a cookie. I adapted my recipe for Gingerbread Cake from one a reader sent into Gourmet […]

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MY FAVORITE CHRISTMAS COOKIE RECIPE | PECAN SNOWBALLS

Happy holidays! Last weekend we visited some friends for the weekend and I needed a holiday-inspired hostess gift. So, I decided to bake my favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe, Pecan Snowballs. They are similar to a shortbread cookie; rich, buttery and delicious! And they are so good it is impossible to eat just one. So, let me […]

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PUMPKIN CUPCAKES WITH MAPLE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Hello. Yesterday I shared with you a lovely fall inspired baby shower that was hosted by my friend Brenda for her daughter-in-law.  Brenda asked me to prepare fall inspired cupcakes for the baby shower.  So, this is what I came up with. Ina Garten has a great recipe for Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese […]

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