Category Archives: Cake

Day 370 Syracuse High School Fudge Cake

Today is the last day of April and in Canada it is the last day to file a tax return without penalty. It also marks one year since I found out my job was coming to an end. I think … Continue reading

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Day 367 Moka Cake

Surprise! I’m back. It’s been twenty-five days since I last posted or cooked from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I had intended to just take a few days off before starting to write once a week but I got sick. … Continue reading

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Day 358 Christmas Cake

There are only a few more days until Christmas so it is time to make Christmas Cake. This recipe was contributed to the 1906 Berlin Cook Book by Mrs. W. H. Erbach of Baden Ontario. This is a typical recipe … Continue reading

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Day 342 White Fruit Cake

Tonight the lights went on in Victoria Park, a city park near my home that was already ten years old in 1906. I even had a horse-drawn wagon ride through part of the park — very fitting for someone trying … Continue reading

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Day 340 Raisin Layer Cake

I made a version of this cake back in July, and since the year will come to an end soon, it seems a good time to try another. This recipe (one of four) for Raisin Layer Cake was contributed by … Continue reading

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Day 335 Dark Cake with Caramel Frosting and Quick Icing

Company is coming this weekend and I feel like chocolate so I’m going to make a recipe from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book called Dark Cake. It is similar to another recipe in the cook book for Devil’s Food Cake … Continue reading

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Day 329 Light Fruit Cake

It started to snow tonight so I’m finally starting to get in the mood for Christmas despite discovering that my roof is leaking again. It looks like they can patch me through to the spring when I’ll have to replace … Continue reading

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