Baking cakes for the Holidays (or any days)

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Pumpkin Spice Latte cake. This moist cake is made with roasted pumpkin puree and warm spices like cumin and cardamom. The frosting is coffee buttercream…don’t worry, it’s decaf

My oven is HOT!  I’ve been baking up a storm lately developing cake and pie recipes for my clients’ holiday tables.

Apple cake, apple upside down cake,
This apple upside down cake is a wonderful addition to your holiday table. Made with honey crisp apples and baked in butter and Georgia’s own Alaga cane syrup for a sweet glaze. This moist cake has shredded apples and cinnamon in the batter.
This brown sugar pound cake is moist, rich and not too sweet.  Perfect for an after dinner treat.
This brown sugar pound cake is moist, rich and not too sweet. Perfect for an after dinner treat.

Here’s a link to the Brown Sugar Pound Cake recipe  just in case you’re in the mood for a little baking.  If you’re in the Atlanta area you can order one of these delicious cakes from me.   Here’s the rest of the menu:




Brown Sugar Pound Cake

Brown Sugar Pound Cake

Mmmm, Wouldn’t this BROWN SUGAR POUND CAKE be GORGEOUS on your holiday table! The perfect Thanksgiving dessert or Christmas Dessert but really it’s great any time of year. This cake is incredibly moist, lightly sweet, has a hint of lemon and a whole lot of DELICIOUS! (more…)

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6 Delicious Thanksgiving Food Gifts-Holiday gift guide

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to gather with the ones you love, but there are always cherished friends and family that we won’t have the chance to visit.  What better way to let them know that you’re thinking of them at holiday time than with a delicious gift of food.  While it’s always nice to send a homemade gift, sometimes it’s just not convenient. So here’s my Thanksgiving gift guide for some great treats to send.

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Need a nibble for your guests while the turkey is in the oven? Serve a little salami and cheese and your loved ones will be happy…and quiet
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For a healthy treat before dinner send a basket of fresh fruit, nuts and cheese. Save some fruit for dessert, too.
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Last Thanksgiving we sent half a smoked turkey to my in laws. They enjoy spending the holiday together and half a small turkey is the perfect size for the two of them, with a bit left over.
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Smoked turkey tenderloin makes a great addition to the Thanksgiving dinner table.
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For a sweet ending to a great Thanksgiving meal what would be better than a pumpkin cake?
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So you say you don’t like pumpkin? Send an apple pie for Thanksgiving dessert.


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