Close up of the top of Caramel-Pear and Five-Spice Upside-Down Cake from Everyday Dorie.

Cook the Book Fridays: Caramel-Pear and Five-Spice Upside-Down Cake from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook, Everyday Dorie.   Caramel-Pear and Five-Spice Upside-Down Cake. Dorie’s version serves 10 (!) and includes Chinese Five Spice that flavours a cake that has “the spring of a sponge cake but the sturdiness of a farmstead loaf cake”. I love a good upside-down … Read more

Java Mini Mads from Baking with Dorie on a black serving tray.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Java Mini Mads from Baking with Dorie

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is Java Mini Mads from Dorie Greenspan’s Baking with Dorie. Java Mini Mads are coffee-flavoured madeleines made in a more-accessible mini muffin tin (<<< affiliate link but this is my “go-to” mini muffin tin!). Madeleines are typically baked in shell-shaped moulds (<<< affiliate link but these are very good) but, … Read more

A slice of S’mores Ice Cream Cake from Baking with Dorie on a blue and white plate.

Tuesdays with Dorie: S’mores Ice Cream Cake from Baking with Dorie

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe  is S’mores Ice Cream Cake from Dorie Greenspan’s Baking with Dorie – an epic dessert that I wasn’t sure I would be able to make in the “canicule” (heatwave) we’re having in Southwest France right now. I had a little bit of hope as temperatures dropped last week for a … Read more

Crumb-Topped Ricotta Coffee Cupcakes from Baking with Dorie on a red and white plate on a tiled surface.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Crumb-Topped Ricotta Coffee Cake from Baking with Dorie

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is Crumb-Topped Ricotta Coffee Cake Dorie Greenspan’s Baking with Dorie – a light cake topped with berries and a crunchy crumb topping. Dorie says: Whenever I serve this cake, someone compares it to a favorite bakery or boxed cake from their childhood. That’s not what I’d set out to do … Read more

Swirled, Spiced Sour Cream Bundt Cake from Baking with Dorie.

Tuedays with Dorie: Swirled, Spiced Sour Cream Bundt Cake from Baking with Dorie

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is from Dorie Greenspan’s Baking with Dorie and is a magnificent Swirled, Spiced Sour Cream Bundt Cake and since I don’t own a full-sized bundt pan, I OBVIOUSLY minified this one. I DO own a  couple of mini bundt pans and chose this 12-cavity pan (<affiliate link) to use … Read more