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Mini Rum Cakes

Many books have been banned on the basis that there are discussions of alcohol. Examples include Animal Farm , The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, The Perks of […]

Apple and Rum Cake

Patrick Walsh, the single father in the novel Truths I Never Told You, loved to bake apple cakes. It was comfort food for the family. Do you have special desserts […]

Trifling Good Strawberry Trifle

The novel Hamnet takes place in Stratford-Upon-Avon in the late 1500s. My favorite British dessert is a trifle. A traditional English trifle is made with fruit, a thin layer of […]

Strawberry Sponge Cake

Much of the story of Becoming Mrs. Lewis takes place in England. Legend has it that Queen Victoria loved to have a simple sponge cake with jam and fresh fruit […]

Madeleines

Madeleines are buttery French tea cakes that are made in a pan with shell-shaped indentions. These spongy cakes are usually flavored with vanilla, almonds, lemon or orange. This recipe uses […]