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Category Archives: Cakes

Vera’s Blueberry Muffins – Recipe

Vera is a friend of mine who is an excellent cook and a wonderful baker.  I love all her recipes, and she shares them with anyone who is interested in trying them out.

Today I will share her recipe for Blueberry Muffins which are simple to make, require a few basic ingredients, and absolutely melt in your mouth.  She suggests mixing anything you wish into the batter (fruits, berries, nuts, chocolate chips….), and tweaking the recipe to your preference.

Raspberry Torte – Recipe

The Raspberry Torte has been my daughter’s favorite Ukrainian torte for many years now, so I try to make it for her special occasions.

This torte requires some delicate handling of the baked cake layers, since each layer is baked separately, and somewhat challenging to remove from the cake pan, similar to the Irene Torte.

Elisabeth’s Pineapple Swirl Cake – Award-Winning Recipe

The Pineapple Swirl Cake recipe has been on my list of favorite cakes to try for quite sometime, and now I am very honored to finally share it with you.

It was an award-winning “Recipe of the Week”, submitted several years ago by aunt Elisabeth, to Suburban News in Westfield, New Jersey.

Apple Torte with Caramel-Nut Glaze – Recipe

If you love Tortes, but have been looking for a lighter filling, rather than the traditional butter cream one, this is a great recipe for you. The cake layers are very thin, and the filling is mostly apples, with a nice caramel glaze.