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Every Day Crumb Cake

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breakfast / cakes / desserts & sweets / In the Kitchen
coffeecake

Iprefer a piece coffee cake to birthday cake because it has to rely on itself to be good. It doesn’t have some kind of amazing mocha-buttercream frosting to make it moist or big red roses with that funny but somehow pleasing taste. Also, it really does taste great with coffee or a mug of tea. It reminds me of my grandparents who insisted on having coffee and cake while playing gin and smoking cigarettes on […]

Gingerbread Bundt with Espresso Glaze

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a beautifully spiced cake with an amazing espresso glaze

Resolutions are not for me. I am all out of resolve by the time the new year rings its bell. Reflect? Recharge? yes Resolve? no way. Give me until spring. Meanwhile; i will sit by the fire, mug in hand, fork in mouth. I made this cake as part of a full buffet for a wedding. Full and heady with spice; it sticks to your ribs in a good way. {this recipe comes from Gramercy […]

Strawberry Crumb Cake

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strawberrycrumbcake1

Strawberries are ripe, ripe, ripe in my neck of the woods. Every farm stand along my tuesday evening route, touts the sweetest and freshest, organic berries. I can’t resist. Particularly because i make a really great strawberry-rhubarb jam, that disappears faster than anything else in the pantry. I grab loads of the juicy red fruit whenever i find it. Being as we spend most days at the ranch counting idle minutes on one hand, it […]