Archive of posts from September 2011

    Crunchy-Topped Whole-Wheat Plum Cake


    For Rosh Hashanah this year, I again made the apple-honey challahs I made last year, but at the last minute, also made a dessert from the very ripe plums and peaches my mother-in-law had on the counter. Unfortunately, this recipe was a big let down. There is very little batter...

    Apple Upside-Down Cake with Almonds


    At an end of summer BBQ, we were asked to contribute dessert. We recently went apple picking at Avalon Orchards in Innisfil and came back with a lot of Nova Mac apples. They’re very small and tart, but there wasn’t much selection at the orchard. This recipe calls for carameliz...

    Summer Peach Cake


    We’ve been buying a lot of peaches and nectarines recently. My aunt from Edmonton was in town and we had her over for dinner. This cake was simple to put together for when I got home from work. It uses ground almonds, giving it a marzipan kind of flavour. I used yogurt mixed w...