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Coffee Cake

Posted on March 30, 2010

The term coffee cake can refer to either of the following: * A class of cakes intended to be served with coffee or for similar breaks and snacks. Under this definition, a coffee cake doesn’t need to contain coffee. They are typically single layer cakes that may be square or rectangular like a stolen. Coffee cakes are typically flavored with cinnamon, nuts, and fruits. These cakes sometimes have a crumbly or crumb topping called Streusel and/or a light glaze drizzle. Blueberries are a fruit that may be added as an ingredient to this baked good, for example one might hear the phrase “blueberry coffee cake”. Some minor parallels to teacakes may be made, though teacakes are often smaller individual items served with tea. A…

Raisin and Spice Bar

Posted on March 30, 2010

Raisins are dried grapes. They are produced in many regions of the world, such as Armenia, the United States, Australia, Chile, Argentina, Macedonia, Mexico, Greece, Syria, Turkey, Georgia, India, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, China, Afghanistan, Togo, and Jamaica, as well as South Africa and Southern and Eastern Europe. Raisins may be eaten raw or used in cooking and baking.The word raisin dates back to Middle English and is a loanword from Old French; in Old French and French, raisin means “grape,” while, in French, a dried grape is referred to as a raisin sec, or “dry grape.” The Old French word in turn developed from the Latin word racemus, “a bunch of grapes.” Add a few raisins into any spice bar recipe and accentuate your…

Lemon Chiffon Cake

Posted on March 25, 2010

Chiffon cake is considered the original filling for wedding cakes, stating in the 1800’s.

This is a delicious treat, just look at that moist goodness! I found it difficult to find the exact origins of this dish, but in both presentation and flavor, it’s tough to top. This is a sweet and moist citrus dish that makes us all glad to celebrate today’s food holiday!

Chocolate Covered Raisins

Posted on March 24, 2010

Chocolate-coated (or chocolate-covered) raisins are a popular bulk vending product. They consist, as the name suggests, of raisins coated in a shell of either milk chocolate or dark chocolate. They have a reputation in many countries of being food eaten in movie theaters, and are an item familiar from the concession counter. The supermarket chains also sell them in bags and they were traditionally sold by weight from jars in candy stores.In some countries, they are also known as Raisinets, which is the earliest and one of the most popular brands of the product, currently made by Nestlé. Raisinets were introduced in the United States in 1927 by the Blumenthal Chocolate Company. Nestlé acquired the brand in 1984. A large number of other brands…

  

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