In Vintage Cakes, Julie Richardson has compiled classic recipes for roll cakes, icebox cakes, layer cakes, and more, into one lovely little volume. And don't let the curly script of the title fool you—this is a serious tour through cake history.
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A buckle is a popular New England dessert that's made by adding berries or sliced fruit to a single layer of cake batter. During baking, the fruit sinks and the cake emerges from the oven with a "buckled" appearance. This Lemon Blueberry Buckle from Rustic Fruit Desserts adds an extra tang to the blueberries with the additions of buttermilk to the cake batter, and a lemon glaze on top.
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I'm pretty sure that strawberry rhubarb pie is responsible for the majority of rhubarb consumption in this country. This recipe for Rhubarb Cream Cheese Pie with Fresh Strawberries from Rustic Fruit Desserts by Julie Richardson and Cory Schreiber takes this classic combination a step further by adding a delicious cream cheese custard to the mix.
Apples and cheddar are a fantastic combination, combining both sweet and savory, creamy and crunchy. One of my go-to late night snacks is a grilled cheddar sandwich with slices of tart Fuji apple. If you are a fan of apple pie served with a cheddar slice, then this recipe was written for you.
There are so many ways to end a meal. Some people like a rich chocolate dessert, others prefer a cheese course, some might need nothing more than an espresso or a digestif, and some of us indulge in all of these. Although I have been known to take the cheese-chocolate-coffee-after-dinner-drink-route, there are times when nothing hits the spot like a fruit-based dessert. A simple pie or cobbler with a scoop of ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream is prefect, especially when the weather is warm and beautiful summer fruits and berries are in season. Peaches, plums, apricots, and berries of all shapes and colors have been begun showing up in the markets—or will appear sooner than you think....