All posts in Cakes and Frostings

Remembering our Loved Ones with Food {Sourdough Bread Pudding Recipe}

By | December 4, 2013

By Jeanne of O’Mamas, Contributing Writer. I remember so vividly the moment my grandmother (affectionally known as Pidge) gave me her mother’s recipe for bread pudding.  It was October, 2001.  I had broken up with a long-time boyfriend and just moved into a new apartment in Beverly Hills on Peck Drive.  As in Gregory Peck.  One Read More

Recipe Collection: Cream Cheese Frosting

By | July 25, 2013

This frosting is very simple, very quick, and includes only 4 ingredients.  We put it on any cakes, our carrot cake waffles, or even use as a fruit dip! Ingredients: 1/2 c. cream cheese 1/2 c. butter 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 c. powdered sucanat* *To make this, just run sucanat through a blender or food Read More

Recipe Collection : Simple Strawberry Cheesecake

By | April 11, 2013

By Jill, Editor of Modern Alternative Kitchen I love cheesecake. I love simple. I love a dessert that I can easily whip up while cooking a meal throughout the day. This gluten-free recipe fits all of those criteria and is so yummy! I am writing this the morning after I made it and having to Read More

Recipe Collection: Refined-Sugar Free Vanilla Buttercream

By | April 5, 2012

Oh, buttercream frosting. Now, most people are under the impression that “real” buttercream includes these ingredients: butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, maybe a little milk.  It’s “real” because it uses butter instead of shortening.  Only, it isn’t.  That version is a “quick buttercream” and it is extremely high sugar: usually 4 – 5 cups per cup Read More

Recipe Collection: Chocolate Cake

By | March 29, 2012

We love chocolate cake with vanilla frosting (you’ll get the frosting next week).  I make chocolate cake or brownies a lot, frankly — at least compared to the other treats I make.  But this one was better than most — rich but not overpowering, sweet but not too sweet, and moist and yummy all around. Read More

Recipe Collection: Chocolate-Zucchini Cake

By | July 28, 2011

  **This post has been entered in Real Food Wednesdays at Kelly the Kitchen Kop!** We’re starting to get zucchini from our garden, slowly but steadily.  I know many people are drowning in it by now.  And that begs the question…what do you do with it?! Sure, there’s traditional zucchini bread, or even Lemon-Poppy Seed Read More

Recipe Collection: Chocolate Cake (GAPS-friendly!)

By | July 21, 2011

**This post has been entered in Pennywise Platter at The Nourishing Gourmet and Monday Mania at The Healthy Home Economist!** Last weekend was my son’s birthday.  I needed to come up with a good, rich cake for him and decided to see if I could make it GAPS-friendly while I was at it.  What I came Read More

Recipe Collection: Almond Flour Carrot Cake

By | February 24, 2011

**This post has been linked to Pennywise Platters Thursday at The Nourishing Gourmet and Monday Mania at The Healthy Home Economist!** I know this post is late.  And I hope it was worth waiting for!  It had been my intention to test this recipe yesterday, but life happened (midwives’ appointment and so much more) and it Read More

Recipe Collection: White Bean Vanilla Cake

By | February 10, 2011

**This post has been entered in Pennywise Platter Thursday at The Nourishing Gourmet and Monday Mania at The Healthy Home Economist!** This is one for the history books.  It’s a delicious, rich, amazing vanilla cake that is entirely grain- and refined- sugar free and GAPS-friendly!  I needed a cake for my daughter’s birthday right after we Read More

Recipe Collection: Chocolate Fudge Cake

By | May 27, 2010

Today’s recipe is a definite indulgence.  But it is soooooooooooo delicious.  Rich, dark, gooey…and totally flourless!

A little over a week ago, I was craving some really rich chocolate dessert.  I searched through various recipes and just couldn’t find anything I really wanted to make.  I decided to head into the kitchen and start mixing things together, see what I came up with.  This is it.


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