Healthy Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Here’s a super Autumnal baking recipe: this pumpkin cake is all the best flavors of September + October in a bite. This is a slightly healthier than average bundt cake. It’s made with pumpkin, maple syrup, and cardamom, and topped with a yogurt-cardamom glaze. It’s my favorite pumpkin cake I’ve ever made, and the cardamom… Continue reading Healthy Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Morning Buns with Jam and Labneh Frosting

Inspired by one of my favorite cookbooks ever, “Small Victories” by Julia Turshen, these are morning buns made with jam. Instead of her creme fraiche frosting, I’m making frosting with labneh! Labneh is a middle eastern cheese that is basically super-strained yogurt. These jam morning buns with labneh frosting are not too sweet and perfect… Continue reading Morning Buns with Jam and Labneh Frosting

How to Make Labneh at Home

Here is a recipe for how to make labneh- a Middle Eastern strained yogurt/cheese. Also known as strained yogurt, Greek yogurt, yogurt cheese, sack yogurt, labaneh or suzma yogurt. Labneh is yogurt that has been strained to remove most of its whey, resulting in a thicker consistency than unstrained yogurt. It’s sooo easy to make,… Continue reading How to Make Labneh at Home

Olive Oil Cake with Frosting and Figs

Here’s a recipe for an olive oil cake topped with frosting and fresh fig. It’s is scented with Grand Marnier. It’s a really sophisticated take on an olive oil cake. And if I do say so myself, has a rather luxurious, smooth texture. It also has a really creamy, tight crumb. You can obviously tell… Continue reading Olive Oil Cake with Frosting and Figs