Sana torte

Maybe that says “sand” torte, I can’t quite be certain. There are lots of recipes for sand torte, but none for sana torte that I could find. What is a torte, you may ask? I wondered the same thing. In a nutshell, a torte is a fancy cake. As in, multiple layers, jam, icing, glazes, … Continue reading

Frosted Loaf Cake

You had me at cake. This is a fairly straight forward cake that is made in what we think of today as a bread pan (or meatloaf pan). In the days of home bread making, kitchens had numerous types and shapes of pans. Long skinny ones, jelly roll pans, spring pans, bundt pans, multiple loaf … Continue reading

Fruit Cocktail Cake (Marilyn Clark)

I’m not really sure what this one would be like. Fruit cocktail is good. Cake is good. But together? I also wonder if the fruit should be left chunky, or since fruit cocktail fruit pieces are relatively soft if they should be blended. The recipe isn’t clear there. What would you do? I think I’d … Continue reading

Neiman Marcus Cake

  There was a time when all my friends were trading around recipes for Neiman Marcus Cake, Mrs Field’s Cookies, Nordstrom’s cake, etc. Of course these all come with the basic story that someone went to the restaurant, liked the dish, asked for the recipe and was sent the recipe with the bill for some … Continue reading

Jelly Cake

This recipe for jelly cake is quite similar to the previous one for a Swiss roll, in that the cakes are spread with jelly rather than icing. It sounds delicious. Jelly Cake Put into a basin 2 teacupful flour rub into this 2 oz butter with a pinch salt. Put into another basin the yolkes … Continue reading

Sour Milk layer Cake (Mrs Brooke Ritter)

At the end of the little booklet several of the pages were tucked in because they must have previously fallen out or been accidentally torn out. This is one that came from the back, but might have been closer to the front. Not sure. If you try this recipe, common sense tells us to combine … Continue reading