For the Victoria Sponge2 eggs separated, room temperature1/3 cup sugar½ tsp lemon flavoring½ tsp vanilla flavoringSift together:1/3 cup flour1/2 tsp baking powderBeat egg whites until foamy. Add sugar gradually until eggs are stiff.Beat egg yolks until thickened. Fold into batter along with flavorings.Slowly and gradually fold in flour and baking powder.Pour...

Triple Chocolate Cupcakes – chocolate cupcakes get filled with a chocolate marshmallow frosting and topped with a rich chocolate glaze. Maybe the best chocolate cupcakes ever. This triple chocolate cupcakes recipe is one I invented with my daughter Olivia when she was very young. She had her first filled cupcake from a bakery and wanted to know how to get...

Pastry: 2 cups cake and pastry flour1/2 tsp salt1 cup frozen butter cut in cubes3 – 6 Tbsp very cold milk In a food processor or using a pastry cutter, cut frozen butter into flour until it resembles a coarse meal.Do not over process! There should be pea sized pieces of butter still visible. Add cold milk and blendwith a fork to bring the mixture into dough...

This Triple Chocolate Cheesecake has a chocolate cookie crumb base and a lusciously creamy chocolate cheesecake layer topped with swirls of decadent chocolate ganache. A chocolate lovers fantasy. Make it a Quadruple Chocolate Cheesecake with the addition of some chocolate truffle whipped cream. UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2014- This Triple Chocolate Cheesecake is a throwback...

Strawberry Black Forest Cake – a delicious twist on a traditional Black Forest Cake using a strawberry compote and a favorite rum from Newfoundland. This Strawberry Black Forest Cake is a celebration cake that I came up with many years ago as an alternative the the traditional cherry and chocolate version and has been one that I have made may times since. It...