Let’s Wrestle Gnarly Ginger Root into a Sassy Sweet Holiday Treat

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I’m going to show you how strange and cool this fresh ginger thing is! And how easy it is to create a small batch of homemade caramelized ginger for super special treats or for holiday kitchen gifts using just fresh ginger and sugar! Hold on to your hipster hats – ’cause we’re going to kick up that old-fashioned slow food tradition a flavor notch or two! Continue reading

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Rose Swirls of Old-Fashioned Heirloom Vanilla Custard Frosting Using Granulated Sugar

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Let’s go way-old-school with a classic American frosting for your lovely homemade vintage cake! This old-fashioned heirloom vanilla custard frosting has a super delicate-smooth texture with a light and lovely sweetness factor. Not overly sweet and not heavy in the least. And it’s so fun to try! Did I mention it uses regular sugar instead of powdered sugar? And I’m going to teach you how to make very simple rose swirls with it. Yay! Continue reading

Miss Leslie’s Boston Cake — A Delightful Vintage Sherry Butter Cake Recipe

Boston Cake with fruit and frosting overhead BakeThisCake

The slow-baked vintage Boston Cake makes a modern entrance with a sherry and orange kick! Serve it country-style with a powdered sugar sprinkle or top it with fresh berries and a delightful heirloom vanilla custard frosting. Oh yeah! Continue reading

Miss Rubie-Lee’s Dangerous Red Velvet Cake Recipe with Baby Beets, Strawberries and Honey

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Dangerously moist and decadent vintage-style red velvet cake baked up with a few old-fashioned twists like baby red beets, strawberries, ricotta cheese and honey. And did I mention the drizzle of heirloom custard meringue frosting and the plated cake with strawberries and cream? We’ve got a wow berry celebration going on and hoping you’ll join us to bake this cake! Continue reading

Vintage Roasted Pumpkin Spice #Cake Recipe for a Food Writers’ Pumpkin Party!

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We’re roasting fresh pumpkins for a light and lovely vintage pumpkin spice cake recipe drizzled in homemade orange-pumpkin frosting! It’s sure to punch up your holiday party with a delightful homemade scratch cake! Continue reading

Hipping up the Awesome 1930′s Helen of Troy Orange #Cake Recipe – The Cake That Launched a Thousand Ships

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A classic 1930′s comeback cake called the Helen of Troy Orange Cake! It’s a nice historic cake recipe hipped up to way-cool! It’s lookin’ pretty, popping with bright citrus flavors and it’s unique (especially if you use the blood orange option). Oh — AND it has a delicate tangerine custard filling with a dreamy tangerine cream frosting. Yeah! Continue reading

Level-Up Tiramisu Bread Pudding — Reworking a Classic French Opera Cake with Bread Crusts

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Transform bread crusts into an elegant party tiramisu cake in the style of the french opera cake drizzled in dark chocolate coffee syrup. Oh yeah! Continue reading

Vintage Sour Cream Pound Cake Recipe and an Amazing Group of Women Helping Women

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An easy classic pound cake made moist with sour cream and prepared vintage style in loaf pans — born from a 19th Century women’s movement established to help women in need. Continue reading