Ebingers/Entenmann’s Blackout Cake

My Dad grew up in Queens and my Grandpa Al, as stories say, “had a bakery for every cake” he loved. One of those bakeries was Ebinger’s and the cake in question, “Blackout Cake”. Ebinger’s went bankrupt in the early 70’s but the brand was revived in the late 70’s and then sold to Entenmann’s […]

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Brownie-Peanut Butter Cake

My Dad is pretty obsessed with anything “as seen on TV” and one year, for Christmas he gifted me the Betty Crocker Bake’n’Fill Set:¬†http://www.amazon.com/Betty-Crocker-Baken-Fill-Piece/dp/B0007ZHJ2K You laugh…but I’m not kidding when I say I absolutely love this pan. It makes pretty lovely cakes that are easy to fill and Betty Crocker provides some easy to follow […]

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Cookie Monster Oreo Cake

For my sister’s birthday, I knew I wanted to make her a cake that featured her favorite food group: OREOS. I applied my typical cookie variation on Devil’s Food cakes and added Oreo crumbles and mini chocolate chips. After the cake had cooled down, I set about creating Cookie Monster. I frosted two Oreos with […]

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Shark Cake!

I’ve noted my shark obsession before. This was a self-serving birthday cake I made for my husband. I mean, he isn’t complaining because he got to eat it, but clearly, the decorations were really for me! My husband had found these adorable plastic sharks and I couldn’t wait to put them to good use. You […]

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Bavarian Forest Bundt Cake

During the holidays, nothing screams ‘festive’ like a good old fashioned bundt cake. When I was wondering around the mall Christmas shopping with my husband, I noticed that the William-Sonoma was going out of business (thankfully not the entire company, just this particular location). As such, they were having a 25% off sale and I […]

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