Bookish Bakes: Lemon Meringue Cake

Lemon Meringue Cake - making a yellow cake, lemon custard, and Italian meringue frosting using ratios

On Monday I posted a picture of a slice of this cake accompanying my Kindle featuring my then current read The Baron of Magister Valley by Steven Brust, so I thought I'd share my ratio recipe for the lemon meringue pie. If you give me a choice between cake and pie, I'll almost always pick cake. … Continue reading Bookish Bakes: Lemon Meringue Cake

Knock You Over the Head with Lemon Cupcakes

Knock You Over the Head with Lemon Cupcakes - a ratio recipe

The basic ingredients for a high ratio cake include flour, sugar, butter (fat), eggs, a liquid, and baking powder. Most of the time, I use milk as my liquid. A couple of times I've used some of the liquid that comes with maraschino cherries. One day I had a lemon, and wondered how lemony it … Continue reading Knock You Over the Head with Lemon Cupcakes