Amazing Purple Sprinkle Cake

On December 31, 2011 By

This is a European recipe, so the measurements are in metric weight, not cups.  If you’re in the US, you’ll need a scale, but the results look incredible.  Can’t wait to try this one out.

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Profiteroles

On December 31, 2011 By

Profiteroles are my favorite non-Italian Italian desserts. A profiterole is basically a cream puff, though it can be filled with cream or ice cream. The best ones though are drenched (“you’re soaking in it!“) chocolate sauce.

Ingredients

Puffs
1 1/2 sticks Butter, unsalted
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Chocolate Chemical Cake

On December 26, 2011 By

Many years ago, my grandmother baked a cake for her daughter’s birthday party.  Her daughter – my aunt – was a serious, raw fruit-eating vegan. My grandmother didn’t have a lot of experience cooking for this group and turned over control of the kitchen so they could make what they wanted.  She threw together what […]

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Lost Art of the Perfect Cocktail

On December 26, 2011 By

This “old timer” wrote a neat letter to the editor written after the end of Prohibition on the lost art of mixed drinks. Besides the writer’s preference for a martini shaken “until it poured out white”, I especially enjoyed the […]

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Best Pancake Recpe

On December 26, 2011 By

My mother gave me this simple recipe for from-scratch pancakes that’s the best I’ve had. I have no doubt that she found it in an old cookbook decades ago.  It’s best served with butter and maple syrup.

1.25 flour
2.5 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons sugar
.75 teaspoon salt
1 egg
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Welcome

On December 26, 2011 By

I’m excited that you’re reading our first article at Chemical Cake ™!  You probably ended up on this page by accident, perhaps by following a link from another article or clicking on an ad.

Chemical Cake serves a few purposes for me. It’s an outlet for writing that doesn’t fit the health-care and wellness focus of my […]

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