Category Archives: Cake

Chocolate Babka

I’ve been meaning to post this recipe for chocolate babka for a week but the holidays kept getting in the way. There’s something about the week between Christmas and New Year’s that makes me not want to do anything except … Continue reading

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French Yogurt Cake (Gâteau au yaourt)

Yogurt cake, or “gâteau au yaourt,” is a recipe that every French person has in their back pocket. Talk to someone from France about the cake and they’ll probably tell you a story about how they watched one of their … Continue reading

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Honey Spice Cake

I was browsing Instagram yesterday and I stopped when I saw a picture of honey cake. “I’m making that,” I said to myself. The recipe is from Elisabeth Prueitt, the co-owner and co-founder of Tartine Bakery and Tartine Manufactory in … Continue reading

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Peach Crumble Coffee Cake

I’ve been buying the $10 bag of peaches at the farmers’ market lately, partly because they look so good and partly because I’m making a lot of peach-inspired dishes. I decided to make this peach crumble coffee cake for a … Continue reading

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Pistachio Rose Water Semolina Cake from Ottolenghi

This pistachio rose water semolina cake is one of the best desserts I’ve ever made. I found the recipe a month or two ago on the New York Times Food page. If you haven’t been there already, you should check … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppyseed Cake with Mandarins

I was craving lemon poppyseed cake last week, partly because I miss California/Los Angeles. When I was there last fall, I went to Sqirl and got lemon poppyseed cake that blew. my. mind. I still think about it often, especially … Continue reading

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Blueberry Lemon Poppyseed Cake

Sometimes, a craving will hit me out of nowhere. The other day I was running late to work and I rushed out my front door, almost locking the keys in behind me. Then, all of a sudden, I had the … Continue reading

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