Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

Yield: one 6-cup Bundt cake Recipe: 110/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 155     I have not been baking for a while and this weekend I really felt like making a cake, so I tried this recipe for a lemon and poppy seed cake. I love lemon-flavoured desserts  and was not disappointed. This recipe is … Continue reading

Festive Fruitcake

Yield: one 9×5 inch fruitcake Recipe: 109/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 270       For Christmas I made this recipe for my dad who is a huge fan of fruitcake. I was long overdue to post this recipe, but unfortunately time has gotten away from me these past few months. Better late than never! … Continue reading

Pecan-Topped Applesauce Coffee Cake

Yield: one 9-inch coffee cake Recipe: 104/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 215      I have always loved Fall since I can remember. The beautiful leaves changing colours, the cooler weather, the sweaters, comforting soups and hot chocolates. But most of all, I love the apple season, especially apple-picking. For a record this year we … Continue reading

European Lemon Cheesecake

Yield: one 9-inch cheesecake Recipe: 103/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 162     For the second cake that I had to (I don’t like baking at all, I was almost tortured!) make for my boyfriend since I lost a bet, he requested this European lemon cheesecake because, quite simply, he loves lemon and cheesecake, so the … Continue reading

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Yield: 16 cupcakes Recipe: 101/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 136      The holiday period is an excellent time to have company over, and indeed within two days we were having two different groups of friends over. I thought I would make some nice lemon cupcakes for the occasion, as there were several lemon dessert lovers … Continue reading

Coconut Cake with Seven-Minute Frosting

Yield: one 8-inch two-layer cake Recipe: 98/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 148      I enjoy coconut desserts as much as the next girl, and since it had been quite some time I decided to make a nice big cake – for no occasion at all other than pure enjoyment. Simply put, the cake is delicious. … Continue reading