Month: June 2016

Creme Fraiche Plum Cake with Plum Caramel

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My fridge is absolutely filled to the brim with fruit.  Watermelon, plums, four different kinds of berries, the list goes on and my grocery bill is embarrassingly high for two people.  But I just can’t seem to help myself.  We are in the throws of peak Summer fruit season and I eat and bake (and drink) with it as much as humanly possible.  And, this one-bowl cake is up there on my list of very […]

Strawberry Shortcake

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Cakes / Fruit

  Just like fashion, I’ve learned baking does tend to go through trends, particularly as it relates to cakes.  And, as it goes naked cakes are having a moment.  A ‘naked cake’ is one in which the only icing is within a cakes layers and not on the outside of the cake.  Since it’s now officially summer and the temp only continues to increase, I figured since I myself am going to be wearing less clothing […]

S’more Cupcakes

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Summer is my very favorite time of year.  The warm weather, abundant amount of fruit, and the possibilities of lazy beach days.  Some people even like to camp.  Let me preface by saying I am not, nor will I ever be one of those people.  My husband is ever trying to convince me to even try glamping and I ever keep insisting if he wants our relationship to remain intact, we won’t.   That being […]