RECIPE: Robin’s Egg Cheesecake

For spring, we love a “robin’s egg” cake: a speckled exterior, garnished with some chocolate Easter eggs. Last year we made this Speckled Egg Malted Milk Egg Cake. This year, McCormick sent us a speckled cheesecake recipe, developed by Amanda Rettke of I Am Baker. For step-by-step photos and a video, visit Amanda’s recipe page.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Piñata Cake

Our job includes a lot of research, which often turns up surprising things. One of this is piñata cake, a concept that originated in the U.K. and is also popular in Australia. We also found it in Germany, called surprise cake. You don’t hit a piñata cake with a stick. It’s when you cut into…
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RECIPE: Scripture Cake For Easter

Fun for foodies: Gluttony focuses on the great feasts of history. Photo courtesy Ten Speed Press.   In her new book, GLUTTONY: More IS More” (Red Rock Press), Nan Lyons, known for the wonderful novel and movie, Who is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe, describes some of the most lavish feasts and singular dishes…
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