Gingerbread Bundt Cake

Pumpkin cream cheese-filled gingerbread bundt cake. This recipe is a molasses-y spiced cake wrapped around a slightly sweet pumpkin filling. This cake is fairly simple to make and has a generous amount of filling. But like any bundt cake, the challenge lies with getting it cleanly out of the pan. To aid this, I use […]

Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate sugar wafers filled with peppermint buttercream and old-fashioned peppermint pieces. These yummy holiday cookies look similar to Oreos but taste like thin mints. The dough for these cookies is a basic butter-sugar dough. Due to the amount of butter used in the recipe, freezing the dough before transferring the cookies to bake is essential. […]

Cured Salmon Sandwich Cake (Smorgastarta)

Pumpernickel bread layered with cured salmon, egg salad, and marinated cucumbers, frosted with goat cheese icing, and garnished with fresh herbs and vegetables. Smorgastarta is a Swedish layered sandwich dressed up like a cake. This recipe uses a mixture of goat and cream cheese for the icing, cured salmon, egg salad, and marinated cucumbers as […]