Frankfurter Kranz has been a staple of visits to my Grandmother’s house for as long as I can remember.
Actually, I think that my memory is exaggerating a little because it wants to remember more instances of encounters with this beautiful cake than there actually were. But if the tricks my mind plays on me are as delicious as this one I will gladly accept it and associate childhood visits to my Grandma with a cake she may have made only once or twice. Continue reading
My favorite baking book at the moment is Piece of Cake, by Camilla V. Saulsbury. The book’s USP is that Mrs. Saulsbury has managed to break even the most complicated looking cake recipe down to her genius one-bowl-approach. I was introduced to the book on a blog I frequently read, called Baking Bites, and added it to my amazon wishlist. Luckily for me and everyone around me, I promptly received it as a Christmas gift.
For my birthday, I made an Irish Coffee Cake from the book and adapted one of the icing recipes to make the most amazingly boozy and scrumptious icing I have ever tasted. Continue reading