Life Force Lemon Drizzle Vintage Cake Recipe

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The Life Force Lemon Drizzle Cake — a moist vintage lemon cake drizzled with a lemon glaze and served with a dollop of Lemon Chantilly (hint-of-lemon whipped cream. Feel the bright life force in it and bring it!! Continue reading

Vintage Rose-Water Cupid Cakes Recipe

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Rose-water Cupid Cakes: Re-introducing a strawberry shortcake-like recipe from the year 1888 that we’ve brightened with a hint of rose-water (you may substitute vanilla or lemon). These mini cakes are baked in little heart-shaped pans and in mini tube pans (or even muffin tins), knife-split, brushed with a Boiled Sweet Milk Syrup then dotted with homemade Italian Meringue Buttercream and strawberries slices. Goodness gracious! Continue reading

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Little Prairie Cakes Recipe – Old Fashioned Cookies Made Modern

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Working with a way-old American recipe, this country cookie dough is wrapped around fresh figgie or strawberry filling for 4-way variation on a very vintage theme. THEN we drizzle on the Sherry Icing. Holy cow! We’re reconnecting with Vintage Prairie Cakes! Bring ‘em on! Continue reading

Old-fashioned Holiday Cake Frosting Recipe and a Berry-Berry Filling

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Looking for the best classic old-fashioned cream frosting for your holiday cake? We’ve got you covered in vintage cake style. And how about a holiday cake filling made with cranberries, strawberries and buttercream, oh yeah! Pure white cake and frosting elegance with a sweet double berry filling — that’s what special old-fashioned holiday celebrations are all about. Continue reading

Homemade Holiday Molded Cranberry Sauce Recipe Without Pectin and Without Gelatin

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Homemade sweet and simple holiday molded whole cranberry sauce recipe without gelatin or pectin. Use a bit of it for the Berry Berry Filling mixed with strawberries and our buttercream frosting for our Vintage Whipped Cream Cake. Continue reading

Homemade Ladyfingers for the Way-Wild Blackberry Charlotte Russe

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Homemade Ladyfingers step-by-step for our blog series on the Wild Blackberry Bavarian Charlotte Russe: A chilled 4-layer Genoese Sponge Cake layered with Heirloom Frosting and topped with Wild Blackberry Bavarian Cream Mousse, dotted with fresh local raspberries and blackberries, wrapped in a double fence of homemade Ladyfingers and drizzled with Creme Anglaise Vanilla Custard Sauce. Continue reading

Cherry Hill Roulade

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A vintage rolled cake made modern! Country jam is replaced with sweet-poached dark cherries layered on Cherry French Buttercream Meringue. The rolled cake is lightly dusted with confectioners sugar and each slice is served with gently brandied cherries and a Cherry Creme Chantilly dollop. A drizzle of homemade cherry syrup adds the final loving touch. Continue reading

San Francisco Blueberry Cake

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An elegant San Francisco Blueberry Cake loaded to the brim with fresh local blueberries, drizzled with a classic Creme Anglaise (vanilla custard) Sauce and dolloped with sweetened whipped cream. The perfect elegant travel dessert when you’re bringing the cake! Continue reading