Best-Ever Carrot cake recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting

Behind the Cake ~ Pastel de zanahoria con piña

Best-Ever Carrot cake recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting I bet you have known carrot cake pretty much since you were born. And that is because it has been around for centuries now, there is even a carrot cake recipe dating November 25, 1783. This carrot cake was served to George Washington according to  Molly O’Neill on her book New York Cookbook (1992). I grew…

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How to make a Cranberry Apple Cake / Recipe

Behind the cake- Cranberry apple cake recipe frosted with brown sugar spice Swiss meringue with dripping caramel

Not into pumpkin? Let’s make Cranberry Apple cake then! I do like pumpkin, but since people start using it to cook and prepare deserts with it right around the end of September, by the time it is Thanksgiving day I am not thrilled to have food or dessert which the ingredient is pumpkin. Does this happen to you too? And the…

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How to make a Dia de los Muertos Cake

Behind the cake-Cake covered in black fondant with a sugar skull face painted in watercolors with sugar flowers

So making a Dia de los Muertos cake sounds a fun way to contribute to this celebration…even though there is a recipe for Pan de Muerto  which tastes like oranges. A simple decorated cake sounds more appealing to me. What I remember about the Dia de los Muertos. It is mid October, I would walk down on one of the…

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How to make Halloween cupcakes

Behind the Cake~ Easy Halloween cupcakes

Let’s make some cute Halloween cupcakes! Your kids would love making these Halloween cupcakes, I am sure of it. If you have small kids you will relate easily to what I am about to say, and if you are like me, you would know that it is hard to decide on what cute little costume to get for your kids.…

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Easy Pistachio Cake from scratch

Behind the Cake~ Pistachio cake recipe from scratch

Pistachio? …. pistachio cake? Having a green kind of looking cake when I was a kid, was not the most appealing thing to eat as a dessert. I remember one time my parents took us to buy some ice cream,  ya’now.. ice cream and a mile walk to the square plaza were more like a Friday night tradition for us.…

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Pistachio Cake from scratch.

ehind the Cake~ Pistachio cake recipe from scratch

Print Pistachio Cake from scratch. Tender, flavorful and mouthwatering pistachio cake made from scratch. It has a beautiful crumb to it combined with the tiny little pieces of crunchy pistachios which make it perfect to enjoy anytime, even if it is not for a wedding. Course Cake, Dessert Cuisine Cake, Dessert Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 45 minutes Total…

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How to make a Halloween pumpkin cake

cute halloween pumpkin cake

As the day gets closer the excitement of my kids grows and more since they got to see how to make a Halloween pumpkin cake first hand. Sometimes I think they are so used to watching mom make cakes that it means nothing to them. OOOhhh but wait, their love for that spongy sweet flour thing does not grow boring.…

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How to make a cute little ghost cake

Cute little ghost cake

Willie the cute little ghost cake Back in the day and in my native country Halloween was not a very popular celebration. As a matter of fact, it was kind of prohibited to even think about dressing up as a cute little witch or a cute little ghost or go trick or treating.   Now that I moved to the…

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How To Make French Macarons

Behind the cake - colorful french macarons filled with buttercream.

  How to make French Macarons. Last June I went to a wedding expo and my oh my , I was able to see these little cookies with such amazing colors, of course it was not the first time I had seen them , but it was the first time I tried them and oh men I completely fell in…

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