Classic Angel Food Cake

Angel Food Cake History Angel Food Cake became popular in the 19th century, when the first detailed recipe of classic American Angel Food Cake, without fat, but only with cream of tartar, appeared in 1878, in The Home Messenger Book Of Tested Recipes, by Isabella Stewart. According to Wikipedia: The name, which comes from the […]

The Most Fluffy Victoria Sponge Cake

Also known as the Victoria sandwich or Victorian cake, Victoria Sponge Cake is an English classic cake, named after Queen Victoria, who enjoyed eating a slice with her 5 o’clock afternoon tea. The equal quantities of eggs, butter, sugar, and flour are the same as the pound cake, but the only difference is the baking powder. Because […]

Classic Lemon Madeleines

According to one story, the name “Les Madeleines” was given to the cookies by Louis XV to honor his father-in-law’s cook Madeleine Paulmier. Louis first tasted them at the Chateau Commercy in Lorraine in 1755. Commercy kept Madeleine’s confection secret for a long time (ref. Wikipedia) How To Make Madeleines? Ingredients: 3          […]

Classic Christmas Pudding

What Is A Pudding? The pudding is an ancient British invention, it is a characteristic dish, dating back to Medieval Times. In the 17th century, British cuisine had savory and sweet puddings. The word pudding is derived from the Latin word “botellus” meaning sausage, from which came “boudin“, then pudding. The first puddings made by […]

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