Category Archives: Desserts

devil’s food cupcake with chocolate buttercream

I wanted to bake cupcakes. I had some buttercream left from making a cake last week and I wanted to use it before it had to be thrown out. I…

blueberry upside-down cake

I like berries. All sorts of berries – raspberries, strawberries, gooseberries, blackberries, blueberries..I think it is because they are sweet, yet at the same time there is tartness. I adore…

chocolate olive-oil cake: gluten-free, dairy-free, amazingly moist

Confession: This was my second attempt at making this cake. I wanted to make this cake the moment I saw the recipe. It looked like it was going to be…

blueberry crumb cake

Anyone who is as mad about baking as I am would have heard of Dorie Greenspan. I suppose Dorie Greenspan is to us bakers the equivalent of Julia Child is to chefs. I have…

chocolate brownie bowls

“Only the spoon knows what is stirring in the pot.” (Italian Proverb) I bought these baking pans some time ago, before I was pregnant with JL. Since I was tired…

blitz blitz chocolate mousse

Imagine a chocolate dessert you can whip up in 10 minutes. Imagine that it is also a guilt-free chocolate dessert. No? YES!  The first time I made this dessert for…

cranberry almond meringues

When life gives you eggs, bake a cake. When life gives you egg whites, make meringues! I had some egg whites left over from making dumplings and they needed to be…

london cheesecake

It has been a while!!! Yes, yes, you have heard it all before – I have been busy, blah, blah, blah.. In this instance, it happens to be true –…