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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.

Danusia’s Butter Cookies – European Recipe

My sister shared her favorite cookie recipe with me, and once I tried it with my granddaughter, it was so easy and fun to make I decided to share it with everyone.

What is so interesting about this recipe, is that you use hard-boiled egg yolks rather than raw eggs.

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.

Dark Chocolate and Ganache Torte – Recipe

For the past three years I have been making her favorite Chocolate Cake with Fleur de Sel Caramel Filling, but this year I just wanted to do something different.

She selected a Dark Chocolate Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache, so I took her up on the idea, and baked the above pictured cake.