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Olive Oil Cake

Olive Oil Cake

The olive oil in this cake gives a savory note to the taste. Try experimenting with different quality olive oils to find the version you like the best.

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Raspberry Swirl Coffee Cake

Raspberry Swirl Coffee Cake

Serve this coffee cake to your guests and they’ll be impressed. It takes wonderful and the swirls of raspberry brighten up the cake.

If you don’t like raspberry try swirling in blueberry sauce instead.

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Light Cheesecake

Light Cheesecake

I like to serve this cheesecake as an alternative to heavy pies on the holidays. This dessert is light and fluffy. It’s not as filling as a traditional cheesecake and can be made with any flavor of gelatin powder.

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Yule log

Yule Log

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This show piece for your Christmas table takes some time to make but the recipe isn’t hard. Use your imagination to decorate the tree stump. You can be traditional and make it look like a tree or you can be more abstract as in my example. Either way the chocolate icing against the light and airy cake is delicious.

Apple Cake

Apple Cake

This is another of my grandmother’s recipes. She used to use Spy apples in the recipe. If you can’t find them a tart apple like Granny Smith apples will work.

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Orange Cake

Orange Cake

Made with orange juice this cake has an unusual color. It is good on its own or great with cream cheese icing.

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Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake

This is my grandmother’s recipe. She used to use chunky home-made applesauce to bake the recipe with. I’ve made my own applesauce and used store bought sauce in this cake. It’s delicious either way.

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