What's the secret to a great trifle? According to an old-fashioned American recipe, the answer is stale cake, jam (not fruit), and a stiff shot of sherry.
This simple pear cake is the perfect finish to our holiday meal.
Unlike its sweet cousin, the addition of cheese and herbs makes this rich and creamy pudding decidedly part of dinner.
Most coffee cakes aren't much more than yellow cake swirled with a sugary streusel. We wanted something different: a light coffee cake flavored with pecans and warm spices.
The red, green, and white colors of this confection make it the perfect holiday gift.
Fresh fruit scattered over a cake-like batter forms delicious juicy pockets during baking. Could we streamline and dress up this old-fashioned recipe?