Tag Archives: cake

Homemade “Snickers” Chocolate Cake

This cake was envisioned while I was half asleep-half awake in bed. It happens to me many times, is it normal? Not only with food, I think I always have the best ideas when I use my early morning boosted … Continue reading

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Tres Leches Cake

I first tried this cake about three years ago, when I was enjoying some vacation time mixed with work I came to do in the United States. By then I was still working in a full-time job in Lisbon which … Continue reading

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Almond Cake

I have a huge bag of almonds. I know it’s not Easter yet, so I guess I have no excuse to make chocolate covered almonds. Humm, don’t give me ideas, ok? Instead, I found an incredible recipe for almond cake, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake w/White Chocolate Mousse

I’m sure you heard that before about many other cakes. Everybody has one favorite best chocolate cake ever. This one is my best and my husband agrees. You may say: “yeah, right, of course your hubs agree, he has no … Continue reading

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Christmas King’s Cake (Bolo-Rei)

King’s cake is a traditional Christmas dessert that can be found in any bakery or pastry shops in Portugal, and it’s commonly eaten between Christmas and the Kings Day on 6th of January. It’s a sweet bread, filled with various … Continue reading

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Cookies Ice-cream Cake

Or Cookies’n’Cream Ice Cream Cake. Or Maria Cookies Cake. Or Cookies’n’Cream Frozen Cake. Or just Cookies Cake. Whatever you name it’s always related to the original “Bolo de Bolacha”, which is obviously another Portuguese recipe I can’t get enough with. … Continue reading

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Veggie and Parmesan Cake

Update: This cake is being a big hit around my family. I was asked to do it last Thanksgiving and a few more times and everybody keeps asking me for the recipe. I think you really should try this soon! … Continue reading

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