RECIPE: Dorie Greenspan’s Dimply Plum Cake

If “Dimply Plum Cake” doesn’t sound sexy to you: Trust us, you will love this cake. A robust batter, scented with cardamom, lemon and vanilla, bakes up around halved plums. The fruit creates charming plum “dimples” in the surface. It is a perfect breakfast/brunch cake with a cup of coffee, but also is a delightful…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Butterscotch Brownie Day (a.k.a. Blondies)

May 9th is National Butterscotch Brownie Day, a bar cookie that’s a very close cousin to the blonde brownie, a.k.a. the blondie. The difference is a yellow (blonde) batter—flour, brown sugar, butter, eggs, baking powder and vanilla— as opposed to chocolate brownie batter, which adds cocoa powder or melted chocolate for a brown batter. Blondies…
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