Cakes

Kirsch Cherry Pound Cake is my tribute to the white cherry cakes shared in the Canadian Maritimes at Christmas.  Unlike dark, rum soaked fruitcake chalk-full of candied citrus peel and nuts in a rum soaked...

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Apple Rum Raisin Cake - Food Gypsy

Heavenly Apple Rum Raisin Cake

November 30, 2015 | 6 Comments

Rich and hearty, Apple Rum Raisin Cake includes some of my favorite flavours of the season.  Apples, warm spice, sweet raisins and… rum.  Nothing says winter baking quite like a dram or two of rum. I...

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Buttermilk Plum Küchen

October 5, 2015 | 11 Comments

This weekend we celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada.  What can I say, we crazy bunch of Canucks like to get a jump on the holidays!  So this week we’re featuring a few ideas for your grateful...

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Rocky Road Fudge Cake – Irresistible

July 17, 2015 | 9 Comments

What to make next time the kids are clamouring for sweets?  Rocky Road Fudge Cake, it’s completely irresistible. A rich fudgy chocolate cake topped with chocolate icing, marshmallows, dry roasted peanuts and, yup, you guessed...

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Tiramisu Pancakes

May 4, 2015 | 2 Comments

This Tiramisu Pancakes recipe is a direct result of my lack of will power.  A simplified Brunch oriented version of the classic Italian dessert, I’m sure Nona would not be impressed.  And you know what?  So...

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Chocolate Torte Au Naturel

April 22, 2015 | 15 Comments

Chocolate Torte Au Naturel a cake so naked it’s gluten free and made with 100% organic, fair trade chocolate, sugar and coffee.  Hell, even the butter is organic! Happy Earth Day from the Gypsy Kitchen,...

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Maple and strawberry, a simply irresistible combination.  Heighten the natural acidity of the berries with lemon, underscore the herbal nature of maple with cardamon, and shed new light on a humble Maple Strawberry Shortcake.  ...

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Red Velvet Cupcakes – Hello Kitty!

April 22, 2013 | 6 Comments

It’s birthday season once again at Chez Gypsy.  We begin with the Junior Miss and her fourth birthday celebration, and what better way to say “happy birthday” than with Red Velvet Hello Kitty Cupcakes. She...

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Salted Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake - Food Gypsy

Salted Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake

February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Made with some of my favorite cold weather ingredients: apples, caramel, salt, pecans and brown butter, this is a cake for the pale light of late winter.  Rustic and homey, Salted Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake...

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Mom's Chocolate Pudding Cake - Food Gypsy

Mom’s Chocolate Pudding Cake

October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is a recipe I've tweaked and tinkered with a dozen times in attempts to make it super fancy, to no avail. Sometimes it's best to stick with the original recipe, however humble, such...

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Devil's Food Salted Caramel Cupcakes - Food Gypsy

Devil’s Food Salted Caramel Cupcakes

April 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

The Devil's Food Salted Caramel Cupcakes we whipped up a week ago for a certain three year old's birthday. So good we had offers of indentured servitude in exchange for more, here's the recipe!...

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Chocolate Orange Chiffon Cake - Food Gypsy

Chocolate Orange Chiffon Cake

February 17, 2012 | 7 Comments

An overwhelming desire for the taste of orange and chocolate lead me down the slippery slope of recipe development creating a deep, dark and delicious Chocolate Orange Chiffon Cake that thrilled neighbors and crushed that...

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