• Cake Crumb Fudge Brownies

    Cake Crumb Fudge Brownies

    February 11th, 2015

    Imagine taking buttermilk vanilla cake crumbs, frying them in butter until they’re a teeny bit crunchy, then sprinkling them over The World’s Greatest Fudge Brownie batter, then popping the pan in the oven and waiting for 27 pain-staking minutes of your life to go by until they’re ready to eat? I know.  Exquisite torture. You might […]

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  • Birthday Cake Fudge Brownies

    Birthday Cake Fudge Brownies

    January 10th, 2015

    I know this sounds confusing, so stuck with me and I’m pretty sure you’ll get it. You already know about the glory associated with The World’s Greatest Fudge Brownie, right?  Fudgy, chewy, rich, chocolatey, and other words that describe the best brownie ever. Well. What if you took my Buttermilk Vanilla Birthday Cake and chopped it […]

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  • Classic Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Frosting

    Classic Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Frosting

    November 22nd, 2014

    This is a recipe for exactly what you want to see with candles on top of it on your birthday- a mass of chocolate frosting with layers of amazing vanilla cake going on amidst it all.  Layers of cake created essentially as a vehicle to support the real reason birthday cake was invented- which is […]

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  • The Glorious White Cake

    The Glorious White Cake

    July 25th, 2013

    Fair warning: I have extolled the virtues of simplicity time and time again, and I’m going to wax on about it again in this post.  So if you’re not up for a soliloquy on the beauty of a simple thing like vanilla cake with vanilla icing, skip to this post on the Fudgy Orange Brownie […]

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  • Lemon Vanilla Cake

    Vanilla Lemon Cake with Lemon Glaze

    May 18th, 2013

    This cake will keep you coming back for more, and it’s not just because it’s baked into a sunflower shape (although gimmicky shapes are enticing, aren’t they?). This cake will grab you because it’s stunningly simple and pure.  Lemon and vanilla are classics, and neither one tries to one-up the other in this recipe.  They […]

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  • Buttermilk Vanilla Cupcakes

    Buttermilk Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

    November 24th, 2012

    Baker: meet your new go-to cupcake recipe. This is the recipe that you’ll turn to for every single birthday soiree from now until you’re in a nursing home and can no longer bake in an unsupervised fashion- unless you’re looking for a chocolate cupcake or cake, in which case you’ll bake the Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake every single […]

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