Four Layer Peanut Butter Cake for $3.29!

If you’re in the mood for peanut butter cups and manage to scrape together another dollar, head over to Whole Foods and get their peanut butter cake instead. This cake has four layers: a top later of a thick, smooth chocolate mousse, a layer of yellow cake, a later of peanut butter filling, and another…

Pinterest + America’s Test Kitchen = FTW

For your daily dose of dessert eye candy, you can’t wrong with the Pinterest boards from America’s Test Kitchen: Bake it Better Just Desserts Great American Cakes Even French Toast – French Toast!! Pick and choose more here!

Cakes Throughout U.S. History [INFOGRAPHIC]

Folks, still writing that dissertation but wanted to share this post on Cakes Throughout U.S. History [INFOGRAPHIC] from the folks over at America’s Test Kitchen. This infographic makes me happy:

Prepping for Maine Blueberry Season

Image courtesy of cmckna While it’s a bit early for Maine blueberry season in August (see previous posts here, resources here), there’s a fun article on filled with blueberry recipes: Best blueberry cake springs from The Recipe Box Project – The Boston Globe My personal favorite comes from my first trip to Maine back…

Kelly Ripa’s Cake Off for a Cause

Vote daily! From the site:On February 9th, 5 teams of baking enthusiasts rolled up their sleeves, and with the help of Kelly and the Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, they decorated cakes in the name of making a difference for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.Vote for your favorite. Electrolux will donate $1 to OCRF for each…

Local Bakery Featured on Cake Wrecks

Holy bad Super Bowl cakes, Batman.  As first pointed out by eeka and ever-so-unfortunate for Stop & Shop.  Perhaps Dan Quayle can give them some spelling lessons? Cake Wrecks: What’s That Spell?

Karen Got a Big Ole Bundt

Ed Note: The following recipe for Aphrodisiac Cherry Vanilla Almond Cake has officially been entered in the Bon Appétit Blog Envy Bake-Off Contest!  Please vote here (registration may be required) – voting will be over soon! Recently I was fortunate to receive and test-drive a recipe from Chrysta Wilson and Amy Reiley’s upcoming book, Kiss My Bundt,…