Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe

Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe

This easy chocolate chip loaf cake recipe was created for the reddit 52 weeks of baking (Week 41: Pantry Challenge). The challenge: to bake something out of things you already have at home. It’s a given that I’m always ready to bake a chocolate chip 

Juniper Lime Drizzle Cake (aka Why Did My Cake Fall?)

Juniper Lime Drizzle Cake (aka Why Did My Cake Fall?)

Warning: while there may be a recipe for a juniper lime drizzle cake included with this post, I can’t recommend that you make it. You see, I created this loaf cake with dried juniper berries for the reddit 52 week baking challenge (Week 31: unusual 

A Summer Raspberry Cake Recipe

A Summer Raspberry Cake Recipe

Because everyone needs a summer raspberry cake recipe.

Peanut Butter Banana Clafoutis

Peanut Butter Banana Clafoutis

This peanut butter banana clafoutis is the delicious result of having too many bananas while planning for this week’s reddit 52 week baking challenge. It’s a very Americanized version of a classic French dessert that’s both easy and elegant.

Blackberry Lemon Bread

Blackberry Lemon Bread

This blackberry lemon bread is for all of you berry lovers, whether you pick your berries in a wild patch along the side of the road or as a mixed flat at the weekly Sunday market.

A Maple Donut Cake Recipe for Donut Lovers

A Maple Donut Cake Recipe for Donut Lovers

This maple donut cake recipe was created because mr. uglyducklingbakery is a donut lover. And he wanted Father’s Day donuts for the reddit 52 week baking challenge: week 25 – bagels and doughnuts. Speaking of which, do you know why seagulls fly over the sea? 

Apple Cake Battle: Swedish versus Sourdough Apple Cake

Apple Cake Battle: Swedish versus Sourdough Apple Cake

There was a reason I baked two very different apple cakes this weekend. The Swedish apple cake was for this week’s reddit 52 week baking challenge: week 22 – Scandinavian. The sourdough apple cake was for me. As it turns out, these cakes are a 

A Fudgy and Moist Chocolate Orange Cake Recipe

A Fudgy and Moist Chocolate Orange Cake Recipe

This chocolate orange cake is my contribution to this week’s reddit 52 week baking challenge: week 21 – birthday party! Because I am celebrating the 100th uglyducklingbakery blog post since I started blogging in January! It’s been a fun journey so far. I’ve learned so 

Earl Grey Lavender Cake

Earl Grey Lavender Cake

If you’ve been reading my blog recently, you know I have a thing for lavender. I love it for its floral aroma and because I seem to have a bit of a purple food theme. So when I needed a cake for my cake collection 

Peanut Butter Chocolate Ganache Drip Cake

Peanut Butter Chocolate Ganache Drip Cake

This peanut butter chocolate ganache drip cake with peanut butter cream cheese frosting is the cake I will make for myself for my birthday every year. It is three fudgy chocolate cake layers, a peanut butter-y buttercream, and topped with a peanut butter and chocolate 

How to Make a Purple Velvet Cake

How to Make a Purple Velvet Cake

This purple velvet cake with white chocolate cream cheese frosting (in purple) is adapted from an Epicurious red velvet cake. I clearly remember the first time I made the red version. I brought it to a friend’s house for a potluck, and someone asked me 

Fudgy Triple Layer Chocolate Cake with Ganache Icing

Fudgy Triple Layer Chocolate Cake with Ganache Icing

The title says it all. It’s a fudgy triple layer chocolate cake with ganache icing. It’s a must-bake cake if you’re a chocolate lover. And, bonus, mr. uglyducklingbakery and I think this cake might actually taste better after it’s been carefully frozen and defrosted.

One Bowl Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

One Bowl Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

According to my Facebook memories, March 22nd is the day of the year I make banana bread. So here is 2021’s contribution to the tradition: one bowl chocolate chip banana bread. You probably already have a favorite banana bread, so I won’t try to convince 

Birthday Cake Tiramisu without Raw Egg

Birthday Cake Tiramisu without Raw Egg

This is the first of several cakes I will be baking in the next month in anticipation of my 50th birthday, because everyone needs cake! Cake #1 is a essentially a tiramisu without raw egg. Two yellow cake layers are soaked in a coffee-flavored syrup 

Kate’s Sticky Toffee Apple Caramel Cake

Kate’s Sticky Toffee Apple Caramel Cake

When Prue, one of the judges of the Great British Bake Off, said in Season 8 that Kate’s sticky toffee apple caramel cake was the best cake she had ever eaten, I wanted to try it. And when the list of bakes in the reddit 

Grapefruit Pound Cake

Grapefruit Pound Cake

I committed to the Reddit 52 week baking challenge in 2021 in order to bring some organization to my baking and to work on new skills. For week 2 (seasonal ingredients) I made the Grapefruit Olive Oil Pound Cake from the original Smitten Kitchen Cookbook.