Posts Tagged ‘sour cream’

Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

September 21, 2010 by andrea | 10 Comments | Filed in Baking, Cakes, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Dessert, Kid-friendly, Recipes

One of my kids recently requested (verbatim) chocolate cake with chocolate frosting and sprinkles for his birthday treat. After doing a quick recipe search, I decided to make him a Chocolate Sour Cream Cake. The very moist, very chocolatey and very delicious cake was a hit with the Birthday Boy! Is there anything better than that? I […]

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Sour Cream and Lemon Pound Cake

May 3, 2010 by andrea | 25 Comments | Filed in Baking, Cakes, Dessert, Recipes

There’s nothing like a good, homemade pound cake served with fresh berries.  This recipe for Sour Cream and Lemon Pound Cake is easy to make, moist and velvety, and has a light lemony flavor. It’s a great dessert for Spring and Summer celebrations and gatherings. The first time I made the cake, it seemed a bit […]

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Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins

April 26, 2010 by andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in Baking, Breakfast, Chocolate, Kid-friendly, Muffins, Recipes, Snack

These orange-scented muffins are moist, not too sweet and studded with chocolate chips. I’m eating one now between sips of freshly brewed French roast coffee…Yumm! I got the recipe out of the Fresh Every Day Cookbook by Sara Foster. She calls the muffins Orange Chocolate Muffins, but I renamed them Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins since they’re not […]

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Onion and Bacon Tart

February 25, 2010 by andrea | Comments Off on Onion and Bacon Tart | Filed in Appetizer, Baking, Pork, Recipes

This delicious, easy-to-make appetizer combines two great flavors: smoky bacon and caramelized onions. YUMM!  The recipe calls for refrigerated pizza dough in a tube but I used Trader Joe’s fresh pizza dough instead. I had some trouble with the rolled-out dough sticking to itself when I tried to transfer it to the baking sheet, so I […]

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Pound Cake with Fresh Berries

July 1, 2009 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Baking, Cakes, Dessert, Recipes

Pound cake is a perfect summertime dessert. This moist, velvety cake is delicious on its own but even better when served with fresh berries (or peaches or nectarines) and freshly whipped cream. And, it’s extremely versatile because you can change it up with different flavors each time you make it (lemon, orange, ginger, almond, poppy seed). […]

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