Meyer Lemon Cake with Crème Fraîche Glaze

I have been a fan of snack cakes for years (see Chocolate Chip Snack Cake and Powdered Sugar Snack Cake), and am excited to now have a Meyer Lemon version to add to the mix. This recipe comes from Bake From Scratch Vol 5, which will be released March 2…

Meyer Lemon Cake

I have been a fan of snack cakes for years (see Chocolate Chip Snack Cake and Powdered Sugar Snack Cake), and am excited to now have a Meyer Lemon version to add to the mix. This recipe comes from Bake From Scratch Vol 5, which will be released March 23 of this year. This new volume is a lovely collection of recipes, and I have a few of my own included (such as Cranberry Streusel Bars, Pumpkin Blondies, and Chocolate Orange Sables).  A couple things:  *Zoë François has a new cookbook coming out, along with a television series. Her new book is entitled “Zoë Bakes Cake” and you can find it here. I photographed the “how-to” pictures in this book, and highly recommend it; Zoë is an amazing baker and her recipes are incredible.  *100 Cookies was nominated for a Minnesota Book Award! You can read about the other nominations here, as well as an interview I did for the Minnesota Daily.    

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Walnut Snack Cake with Raspberry Buttercream

This post is sponsored by California Walnuts. As always, all opinions are my own.  I’ve teamed up with California Walnuts to bring you some recipes over the following year (such as this chocolate walnut cake and these chocolate…

walnut snack cake with raspberry buttercream

This post is sponsored by California Walnuts. As always, all opinions are my own.  I’ve teamed up with California Walnuts to bring you some recipes over the following year (such as this chocolate walnut cake and these chocolate donuts). Over 99 percent of walnuts grown in the U.S. come from California’s walnut orchards, many of which are on family owned and operated farms that have been around for generations. Walnuts are nutritious and heart-healthy*, and offer 4 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber per ounce. Walnuts are also the only nut with a significant amount of plant-based omega 3 ALA (2.5 grams/ounce). You can check out the CA Walnuts website for more nutrition info, research, tips for cooking with walnuts, recipes. This month California Walnuts is focused on reviving your lunch, and you can learn more about it here (and pick up some great tips for making lunchtime nutrious). ********************************************************************* “We glean what is public primarily, but not exclusively, from media. We are asked to abandon much of mental, political, market, and now security needs. Part of the anxiety about the porous divide between public and private domains certainly stems from reckless application of the terms… There is private space (atriums, gardens, […]

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