Tag: cake

Wellesley Fudge Cake with Cocoa Frosting

Before I get to the cake, let’s talk a bit about women and college admissions. Women’s exclusion from a great many colleges and universities was part of the social order for most…

Pear Panna Cotta Cake

Panna cotta is Italian for “cooked cream.” If you haven’t tried it, it’s a delicious Italian dessert made of sweetened cream that’s molded and flavored with all kinds of coffees and sensational…

whoopie pies

Dark Chocolate Gluten-Free Whoopie Pies

    I finally decided to give gluten-free baking a try. Not because I have celiac disease, but because I wanted to see if how my desserts turned out when I eliminated gluten.…

White Chocolate Pound Cake

  One of the best ways to usher in Spring is with a trip to The Old Manse, a house built in the 1700’s by the Emerson family of Concord, Massachusetts. Abutting Minuteman…

Heirloom Apple Cake with Caramel Sauce

  I’ve introduced you to many magical places in New England over the years. This time I’ve found one so beautiful, so magical and so enchanting, I’m bursting at the seams to…

Rustic Blueberry Cake

  We’re in that transitional time of the year when the butternut squash is gone but the asparagus won’t spring up from the ground for another month. This is the time of…

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