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Caramel Apple Pecan Cake

October 21, 2015

ApplePecanCake (2 of 4)

We still have lots of apples in the garden, so I was trying to think of ways to use them up other than making apple butter (we now have enough apple butter to get us through the next apocalypse, or winter, whichever comes first!) It’s the time of year for caramel apples. I do like the idea of caramel apples, but I have never been a big fan of eating them. They always seem kind of impossible to eat and raw apple and caramel is not nearly as nice as slowly cooked apple and caramel. So, instead of caramel apples, I came up with this caramel apple cake. Continue Reading…


Dutch Baby with Apple

April 27, 2015


Dutch Baby or a German pancake is just like a giant Yorkshire pudding baked in a skillet. It’s made with pancake batter, and puffs up and get wonderfully crisp when baked in a hot oven. It doesn’t take long to make, and is best eaten, piping hot straight from the oven (you won’t be able to stop yourself anyway, just be careful and eat it with copious amounts of vanilla ice-cream). Continue Reading…


Baked Apples with Cranberry, Orange and Nuts

November 1, 2011

The winter chill has truly set in. Cold frosty mornings and short dark evenings are the order of the day. This baked apple dessert is a great winter warmer. It’s quick and easy to make, and all those aromatic spices will give your kitchen a lovely Christmasy aroma. I cannot believe I just said the word Christmas and it’s only November! This is a real feel good dessert however, cheap and easy to make, and dare I say it, healthy. If you want to make it a bit more decadent and bold, serve with a nice home-made custard or vanilla ice-cream. Continue Reading…