Highclere Castle

‘At Home At Highclere – Entertaining At The Real Downton Abbey’ – Exclusive Book Preview

‘At Home at Highclere – Entertaining at THE REAL DOWNTON ABBEY’ by The Countess of Carnarvon Many of us are still yearning for more episodes of our beloved Downton Abbey. … Continued

20-Layer Crepe Cake

20-Layer Crepe Cake Recipe

Mille Feuille Crepe Cake or 20-Layer Crepe Cake What is a Mille Feuille Crepe Cake or 20-Layer Crepe Cake?  It is a decadent and elegant classic French no-bake cake consisting … Continued

Afternoon Tea From The Garden

Afternoon Tea From the Garden – Menu

 Afternoon Tea From the Garden – Menu Excerpt from AFTERNOON TEA – TIPS, TERMS and TRADITIONS by Ellen Easton ©2006-2012 – All Rights Reserved     A traditional garden afternoon … Continued

Almond Honey Pound Cake

Almond Honey Pound Cake Recipe

Almond Honey Pound Cake will definitely delight your family and guests.  Are you looking for the best poundcake recipe ever?  Well, I have it for you!  The Lavender Glaze really … Continued

Angel Food Cake History

Angel Food Cake History

  Angel Food cake is thought to be a takeoff of the Sponge Cake, Cornstarch Cake, Silver Cake, and/or Snow-drift Cake.  There are several theories on who originated this Angel … Continued

Apple Cake with Lemon Sauce Recipe

 This Apple Cake with Lemon Sauce was one of my first-ever creations, made one day when I was about 14 years old.  I wanted to bake an apple cake but I … Continued

Baba Au Rhum Cake

Baba Au Rhum Cake History

Baba Au Rhum Cake – Baba Au Savarin – Savar   Baba Au Rhum Cake is a small cakes made from yeast dough containing raisins or currants.  Baba Au Rhum … Continued

8-layer Chocolate Torte

Belle’s 8-layer Chocolate Torte Cake Recipe

Belle’s 8-Layer Chocolate Torte Cake Recipe, also know as Stack Cakes and Layer Cakes, are a traditional Southern recipe where the cake can vary anywhere from this 8-layer cake up to 17 … Continued

Cheesecake Recipes

Best Cheesecake Recipes

Best Cheesecake Recipe Collection Sweet Cheesecake Recipes –  Savory Cheesecake Recipes Best cheesecake recipe collection that is trusted, tested, and easy-to-male delicious cheesecake recipes.  Learn how to make beautiful and velvety … Continued

Best Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

  Pumpkin Cheeses is absolutely wonderful and is better tasting than a pumpkin pie!   After making this fantastic Pumpkin Cheesecake, you will never again want or have to make … Continued

Birthday Cake History

    Some historians think that the custom of the birthday cake was observed in ancient Greece, and they report that the birthday cake began with the Greeks who used … Continued

Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake History and Recipe

Black Forest cake has multiple (usually 4) layers of chocolate sponge cake, cherries, and whipped cream.  It is frosted with whipped cream and covered with chocolate shavings and a few … Continued

Blackberry Clafouti

Blackberry Clafouti Recipe

This is an easy-to-make Blackberry Clafouti dessert using fruit suspended in a batter similar to that used for crepes.  If desired, you could substitute a pound of pitted plums, peaches, … Continued

Blackberry coffee cake

Blackberry Coffee Cake with Sour Cream Recipe

How about a slice of Blackberry Coffee Cake with sour cream for breakfast? This outstanding coffee cake is one of the dishes served for brunch at the Stephanie Inn in Oregon.  This … Continued

Blackberry Upside-Down Cake

Blackberry Upside-Down Cake Recipe

Blackberry Upside-Down Cake is so easy to make and so pretty to look at.  This recipe will probably be your go-to dish when fresh local blackberries are available.  Remember the … Continued