Cake

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze and Candied Carrots

Easter/Spring Carrot Bundt Cake | PDXfoodlove

Who needs layers? Keep things simple with a bundt cake for Easter!

Cooked up on April 6, 2017

More like this: breakfast | brunch | cake | dessert | entertaining | spring

Apple Coffee Cake

Apple Coffee Cake | PDXfoodlove

There is absolutely nothing better than lingering over breakfast. Today (yesterday to you probably by know) was the last day Dave’s parents were with us in town. They have a very early flight back to Florida. After spending a very busy weekend having fun in Seattle and at Mount St. Helens, we needed a little […]

Cooked up on October 20, 2014

More like this: baking | breakfast | brunch | cake | dessert | fall | oregon | Uncategorized | under 1 hour | vegetarian

Citrus Almond Cake

Citrus & Almond Cake | PDXfoodlove

Happy belated Easter, everyone. I hope you had an opportunity to celebrate with friends or family. We were fortunate enough to spend Easter with our friends Callie and Aaron in Corvallis, where we had some great meals, drank delicious beer and went to such a nice Easter church service. It was nice to have a […]

Cooked up on April 21, 2014

More like this: baking | cake | dairy free | date night | dessert | special occasion | Uncategorized

White Cake with Fresh Strawberry Buttercream

White Cake with Fresh Strawberry Buttercream

I love making cakes! Especially old-school cakes. And especially birthday cakes, so I can make them a little fancy. So when it was Maxine’s birthday right before she came to stay with us, I jumped at Dave’s suggestion to make her a birthday cake. Maxine let us know that strawberry is one of her favorite […]

Cooked up on August 22, 2013

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Boston Cream Pie

Sometimes life gets busy and you just don’t have time to write a blog post. Other times, you have a relaxing evening and plenty of time to write a blog post, but your internet is touch and go so instead you play Wii all evening while occasionally refreshing the page to see if the Internet […]

Cooked up on November 27, 2012

More like this: baking | cake | dessert | Thanksgiving | Uncategorized

Chocolate Birthday Cake with Coffee and Sour Cream and a few other things

Last weekend was my birthday, and I celebrated with so much food (shocking, I know) and time well spent with the people I love. Here’s a little taste (see what I did there!) of the celebration. That, my friends, is the easiest chocolate cake ever. And it is the perfect size! I made one layer […]

Cooked up on October 13, 2012

More like this: baking | cake | dessert | special occasion | Uncategorized

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Dave made this cake for a July 4 celebration at our friends’ house, and I am pretty sure it is the most beautiful thing to come out of our kitchen, ever. Making a pineapple upside down cake has several steps to it, but the one that scared me the most was transferring the cake from […]

Cooked up on July 23, 2012

More like this: baking | dessert | fun | holiday | party | portland | special occasion | Uncategorized | vegetarian

Cake Pops, People!

You’ve been putting it off, you’re afraid of the commitment, and you haven’t tried making cake pops yet. Well I’m here to tell you to get yourself to Michael’s for some candy melts, because YOU CAN DO IT! Just look at how cute they are (it helps if you happened to pick up the Disney […]

Cooked up on July 11, 2011

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