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Boiled Orange and Almond Cake from "Good Food Fast" by Jason Roberts | kitchenoperas.com

Boiled Orange and Almond Cake from “Good Food Fast”

Don’t you just love when an idea and a plan of attack come together at once? I was reading an article by Sam Worley on Epicurious about baking with citrus, and how to use the whole fruit for extra flavour. Worley recommends soaking or simmering slices of orange (rind and all!) in simple syrup… so […]

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Gluten-Free Lavender-Lemon Pistachio Cake | kitchenoperas.com

Gluten-Free Lavender-Lemon Pistachio Cake

We’ve been fortunate enough to celebrate special occasions with our extended family lately.  And whenever we do, we meet at my parents’ house, and my Mum lays out a gorgeous spread.  And my job is to bring dessert, which I am more than happy to do! For one of our family dinners, I wanted to […]

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Black & White Mini Cakes | kitchenoperas.com

Black & White Mini Cakes

Mini cakes. Made from quinoa. Gluten-free.

Chocolate. Coconut. Bourbon vanilla. Chili powder. Orange zest. Espresso.

These are a few of my favourite things.

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Dark Chocolate Quinoa Cake

Oh my friends, you need this cake.

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Gluten-Free Roasted Rhubarb & Strawberry Polenta Cake

It’s like a cross between a cake and a crumble (a cakeble? crumbake?) with a cakey bottom, fruity middle, and crumbly top…

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Chocolate Cinnamon Espresso Cake

Oh my goodness fudgy cake of deliciousness. We were invited over for dinner chez friends this weekend for a “Mexican night”, where our fantastic hosts served us a veggie-friendly meal of quesadillas, chili, and buttermilk biscuits. I volunteered to bring the dessert, and when I mentioned “chocolate and cinnamon” I was met with much enthusiasm.  […]

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Whole Wheat Fresh Ginger Cake with Peach Compote

If you like ginger, you need this cake now. It is moist and luscious, and full of spicy ginger goodness — the perfect complement to a “celebrating the end of summer dinner” and birthday celebration chez Louise.  I wanted to do a special cake for her birthday, and knowing how she feels about ginger, it […]

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Almond Plum Cake

This cake is perfect.  I think it’s going to be the cake that I serve whenever I need to pull out a breathtaking dessert at the end of a meal.  And only when plums are perfectly in season, like right now for those of us in Ontario.  As you can see, I enjoyed this cake […]

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