Category Archives: Cakes

Coconut Cake

We saw this recipe in a local newspaper and decided to make this our Easter dessert. The recipe is attributed to Kim Ode at the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Here is the link. We thought the cake was delicious, and everyone … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel and Vanilla Baked Cheesecake

The itinerant baker in the family is home from college, so she forced her way into our kitchen and made this cheesecake, then forced us to eat for Christmas Eve dinner! Seriously, we welcome her presence in our kitchen, and … Continue reading

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Pineapple-Coconut Layer Cake

This recipe came from Eating Well magazine, the January/February 2008 issue. We are not sure why the recipe comes to mind after the New Year, but it did again this year! This is a spectacular cake both in presentation and … Continue reading

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Finnish Sour Cream Cake (Kermakakku)

We made this coffeecake in a bundt pan, but this probably work in a conventionally-shaped pan, too. The recipe comes from Melissa Naasko of Aurora, Colorado, in the holiday issue of Penzeys. She claims this came from her mother-in-law, who … Continue reading

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