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Chocolate cake

Vintage Chocolate Cake

Here were are in the midst of another holiday season, albeit a strange one. A winter storm is coming and it’s time to bake and eat delicious decadent desserts like this incredible…

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…

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