Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

King Cake

  I've never been one for Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday/Carneval celebrations. They haven't been a part of the local culture anywhere I've lived except for Austria (you can read a little about that here), so this was the first King Cake I ever ate as well as the first one I ever made. If you, like me, have… Continue reading King Cake

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Martha Stewart’s Yellow Buttermilk Cake

Light, tender, and flavorful, this yellow buttermilk cake recipe from Martha Stewart is the only one you'll ever need. Ok, Reader, I know my blog posts have been more sporadic than usual for the last...month.  I'm hoping that will change soon, but for now please bear with me.  I've been stocking up things to share… Continue reading Martha Stewart’s Yellow Buttermilk Cake

Bake on Saturday, Dessert

Baked Brownie Pudding

Rich and decadent chocolate brownie pudding from Ina Garten (aka The Barefoot Contessa).   Mid-May in Austria means the Eismänner arrive.  The Eismänner (literally, ice men) or Eisheilige (literally, ice saints) are a series of cold winds that come every year around this time bringing chilly temperatures, rain, and sometimes nighttime frosts.  They also make the weather rather temperamental, causing… Continue reading Baked Brownie Pudding

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Lemon-Zucchini Loaf

A dense, lemony loaf made with zucchini and topped with a sweet lemon glaze. Today is my mom's birthday and if I were at home, I would be making some sort of layer cake to celebrate.  I'm not home, and won't be for another few months, but nonetheless my mom's birthday inspired me to make… Continue reading Lemon-Zucchini Loaf