Sour Cream Cake

Today we feature another recipe from Mrs Roueche. I think this is written by Mrs Roueche because I don’t recognize this as Gram’s handwriting. I can’t read the last word on the card: If cream is thin add a ?? Sour Cream Cake Beat together 1 egg beaten 1 cup sugar salt 1 cup sour … Continue reading

Mrs. Bauschard’s Lemon Cake

I love love love lemon cake. I made one last January for my sister’s birthday. One thing that is great about lemon cake is that it’s delicious, fresh and moist, and good for people who don’t like or can’t eat chocolate. Yes, there are in fact people who don’t like chocolate I’m sorry to say. … Continue reading

Golden Chiffon Cake

The name of this cake just makes me want to bake it. It conjures images of girls in party dresses with fluffy crinolines, gloves, glasses of punch and boys with their hair slicked down on the other side of the room. I think I’d ice this with a vanilla icing and top it maybe with … Continue reading

Mother’s White Cake

I assume that this is from Gram’s mother, Alice Sternberg. I don’t know much about her, but she lived with Gram’s family when she was older and suffering from glaucoma. Mother’s White Cake 1 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter Cream – add salt & vanilla 1 cup water 2 3/4 cups flour 3 heaping … Continue reading

Banana Cake

Today we have what looks like will be a very moist and sweet – but not chocolately sweet – banana cake. There has been a shift in baked goods over the years. Slowly but surely, they have become more sweet. Some desserts are so sweet they hurt your mouth all while they taste pretty good. … Continue reading