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Rose Hibiscus Victoria Sponge Cakes

Homemade rose jelly and hibiscus tea flavor these buttery little sponge cakes.  Rose hibiscus Victoria sponge cakes are dainty so these are perfect for afternoon tea or parties. Last week I made some rose jelly with roses from my garden. The jelly has a subtle rose flavor – perfect for an old fashioned tea cake… Continue reading Rose Hibiscus Victoria Sponge Cakes

Cakes · layer cakes · Sheet cake

Blackberry Almond Meringue Cake

For the Dense, moist, buttery almond cake with whole blackberries, topped with blackberry jam, blackberry whipped cream and meringue – Blackberry Almond Meringue Cake is a show stopper dessert that’s worth the effort. Save time and make the sheet cake version or impress your family with the layer cake. Both are absolutely amazing. A few… Continue reading Blackberry Almond Meringue Cake

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Peanut butter whoopie pies

Peanut butter whoopie pies – soft chocolate cakes stuffed with peanut butter marshmallow filling. They’re a wonderful treat with a funny name. I grew up in the Northeast near Amish country. The Amish make a wonderful treat with a funny name – whoopie pies. Traditional whoopie pies are two dark chocolate cakes with large amounts… Continue reading Peanut butter whoopie pies

Cakes · layer cakes

Chocolate Coconut Orange Mousse Cake

Chocolate Coconut Orange Mousse Cake has layers of chocolate cake flavored with orange and coconut. It’s filled with orange mousse and topped with chocolate orange ganache. Make it with Grand Marnier for an adult dessert or use orange juice for the kids. I’ve been thinking about what to do with these amazing Vietnam origin extra… Continue reading Chocolate Coconut Orange Mousse Cake

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Raspberry Hazelnut Torte

Raspberry Hazelnut Torte, a traditional nut-based cake soaked in fruit juice and Grand Marnier with raspberry cream filling and raspberry jam topping, is an elegant spring dessert that is easier than it looks. Grocery shopping is always an adventure here. Most baking supplies are imported because Cambodians don’t bake -even though they eat more bread… Continue reading Raspberry Hazelnut Torte