Kasekuchen (German Baked Cheesecake)

  Here’s another recipe my Oma used to make when I was younger.  Once we started going out before Christmas and loading up on food to cover us for the holiday season, I started buying the cheesecakes that they sold at the German market.  My Oma never gave me a recipe for this, but I’ve…

Sacher Torte

  I’ve made a Sacher Torte a few times now, but I’ve been too afraid to make the traditional chocolate glaze that goes over top, so I’ve generally used a chocolate ganache to coat the cake at the end.  Well, this time I decided I would give it a go and try the traditional chocolate…

Honey Cake

I’m not sure about anyone else, but I absolutely LOVE honey cake.  It’s one of the things that I always buy when I go to the German market.  My older son loves it as well, so if I ever want any when I buy it, I have to buy at least 2 of them so…

Apple Cake

This is my take on the French Apple Cake – there are a lot of similarities in the simplicity of this cake, although I was never a huge fan of the custardy middle of a French Apple Cake, and this one has a definite “cakey” cake middle which is something I prefer. It’s a true…

Pizza Dough

First off, Happy New Year everyone!  Hopefully no one over did it over the holidays?  I tried my best and didn’t eat too too much. Of course, my older son’s birthday was just after the New Year, and my mom had bought us a Yule Log to have for Christmas (it was so amazingly good…