Chocolate Tweed Angel Food Cake

Chocolate Tweed Angel Food Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“A TRIP TO THE MOON ON GOSSAMER WINGS.  IT WAS JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS.”  Cole Porter. Angels in tweed?  Well then how can they fly?  This cake surely should have been named Chocolate Gossamer Angel Food Cake.  Not at all like those sticky, chewy cakes you buy at the market.  The texture of this…

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Mango Coconut Cream Puffs with Mango Mojito Sauce


“THERE SHALL BE ETERNAL SUMMER IN THE GRATEFUL HEART.”  Celia Thaxter. Well it is that time of year.  Though it is not technically autumn, September 1st always feels like the beginning of fall to me, no matter what the weather.  In my mind, I just know that summer is over.  So The Baking Group (not…

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Pavlova with Spiced Pears & Blackberries


“THERE WAS A STAR RIDING THROUGH CLOUDS ONE NIGHT AND I SAID TO THE STAR, ‘CONSUME ME’.”  Virginia Woolf I’ve been been wondering what the fascination is with pavlovas.  While I’ve only had store bought meringues before, I have found them to be hard and crunchy, and not really in a good way!  So this…

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Lotta Lemon Pie

Lotta Lemon Pie | From My Sweet Heart

“IT IS PROBABLE THAT THE LEMON IS THE MOST VALUABLE OF ALL FRUIT FOR PRESERVING HEALTH.”  Maud Grieve: A Modern Herbal (1931). Ahhhh Maud….I hope you are right!  Then there’s all the more reason we should all eat this sweet, creamy, tangy pie …and often!  It’s not that there’s a crazy amount of lemon in…

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