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Posts Tagged ‘cake’

Chocolate Cinnamon Buttermilk Cupcakes

Or should I call them “chocolate and cassia cupcakes?” What I always thought of as cinnamon apparently is not as it seems. Why is food so tricky? Remember what I found out about currants? “Ceylon” or “true” cinnamon comes from the bark of the cinnamon tree, originated in Sri Lanka and is the type of […]

2 + 4 + 6 + 8 = The World’s Easiest Cake

Eaten any drupes lately? If you’ve nibbled on plums, cherries, almonds, mangos, pistachios or slurped down a cup of coffee, you’ve ingested drupes – defined as fleshy fruit with a stone pit. For the World’s Easiest Cake, I like “drupaceous” plums. It’s not exactly the season yet for plums, so keep this recipe top of […]

Chocolate and Cinnamon – A Warm and Winning Combination

The ancient Maya were on to something when they combined chocolate with spices. They knew that chocolate was delicious on it’s own but when combined with the heat of chiles or cinnamon it really sings. An easy way to try spiced chocolate is to add a little cinnamon to your next chocolate dessert recipe. Together […]

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