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  1. Week 36: Hurricane Sandy Oatmeal Cake

    November 17, 2012 by Nina Spezzaferro

    I have been dreading writing this post. I baked this cake a few weeks ago on October 28, the day before Hurricane Sandy hit the northeast. I baked while hoarding drinking water and preparing food that could withstand a blackout. I Googled “hurricane cake” to find a recipe fit for the occasion. And it was my hope that I’d post this cake a few days later and make light of a little rain storm that swept through. But that wasn’t the case at all. While myself and those closest to me were largely spared any damage, there are so many still working to rebuild their lives following the storm. It was a very tragic event and I don’t mean to make light of a tragedy by naming a cake after it. (more…)

  2. Week 23: Piña Colada Cake

    July 1, 2012 by Nina Spezzaferro

    This is my Piña Colada Cake, or as a friend renamed it – Niña Colada Cake. =) I think I like the latter name better.  (more…)

  3. Week 14: Strawberry Pie Filled Coconut Cake

    April 22, 2012 by Nina Spezzaferro

    This cake was neither easy as pie nor a piece of cake. But it was a mini strawberry pie baked into a coconut cake. (more…)