Author Archives: Onecakebaker

About Onecakebaker

Author of a memoir called The Girl On the Wall, and working on a novel. Former Synagogue president, gardener, empty nester. Raising bees.

The Apple Cake Pleases, as Always.

  Passover Apple Cake This recipe is for a 9″x 13″ pan. The cake has a batter that goes under and around the apples and a streusel topping that goes over the apples. The batter gets its lightness from beaten eggs, … Continue reading

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Asian Spiced Mushroom Ragout

Mushroom Ragout with wine, almonds and dried plums 10 extra large Portobello mushrooms, sliced diagonally into slices 1/2 inch thick Salt and black pepper Safflower oil and PAM, for frying. 1 large yellow onion, diced 2 large carrots, peeled and … Continue reading

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My favorite hamentashen recipe!

This is the dough recipe I make most often.   2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1 stick butter 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 egg 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Cream the butter and sugar well. … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Recipe!

There were some delicious gluten-free hamentashen we made, thanks to Aimee Lysaght. This was the recipe she used, and judging from the amount of dough we had to work with, she doubled or tripled it: 2 cups gluten-free flour–Aimee used … Continue reading

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March 1 at Etz Chayim was a big day for Purim. Donna Munic and I made batches of dough for Hamentashen, and many hands rolled, cut, filled and shaped for 2 hours. This was the recipe Donna used:   2 … Continue reading

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So I taught my Striped Hamentaschen workshop at Etz Chayim yesterday, with the primary goal of passing along my secret, and the secondary goal of getting at least 5 dozen cookies baked for the Etz Purim…

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Hai Jew kus for Halloween

Hai Jew Kus, which I am writing for the Jewish Year 5775, are like haikus, but with a second 7 syllable line, so the meter is 5-7-7-5 I wrote a bunch of them on the theme of candy. One Sweet, … Continue reading

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