Cakes and more

Recipe: <i>G&#252;lla&#231;</i>

August 25, 2011

Recipe: Güllaç

Total time: 40 minutes, plus cooling times

Watermelon preserve

August 25, 2011

Watermelon preserve

Total time: 4½ hours (including soaking time), plus cooling time

<i>Muhallebi</i> (ground rice pudding)

August 25, 2011

Muhallebi (ground rice pudding)

Muhallebi (ground rice pudding)

Recipe: Carrot cake

June 23, 2011

Recipe: Carrot cake

 

Recipe: Strawberry shortcake

June 30, 2011

Recipe: Strawberry shortcake

Strawberry shortcake

Recipe: Chiffon cake

12:09 PM EDT, May 5, 2011

Recipe: Chiffon cake

 

Recipe: Hazelnut-orange chiffon cake

12:09 PM EDT, May 5, 2011

Recipe: Hazelnut-orange chiffon cake

 

Recipe: Pandan chiffon cake with coconut glaze

12:09 PM EDT, May 5, 2011

Recipe: Pandan chiffon cake with coconut glaze

 

Recipe: Norwegian orange cake

April 21, 2011

Recipe: Norwegian orange cake

 

Recipe: Greek walnut cake

February 3, 2011

Recipe: Greek walnut cake

Greek walnut cake

Recipe: Paradise bars

December 30, 2010

Recipe: Paradise bars

This recipe, adapted from the San Diego bakery Bread & Cie, was one that L.A. Times Test Kitchen manager Noelle Carter had to test over and over. Not because there was anything wrong with it but because everyone in the Food section wanted just one more taste. Take a shortbread crust, top it with pecans and coconut and then cover with a sweet topping. How could that ever taste bad? Please ma'am, may I have another?

Recipe: Torta di Noci (Rosangela's flourless walnut cake)

December 9, 2010

Recipe: Torta di Noci (Rosangela's flourless walnut cake)

Torta di Noci (Rosangela's flourless walnut cake)

Recipe: Orange-flavored shortcakes with strawberries and cream

January 6, 2010

Recipe: Orange-flavored shortcakes with strawberries and cream

Orange-flavored shortcakes with strawberries and cream

Recipe: Snowflake pretzel rods

Recipe: Snowflake pretzel rods

Total time: 30 minutes

Recipe: Auntie Fe's bichu-bichu

February 25, 2010

Recipe: Auntie Fe's bichu-bichu

 

Recipe: Buttermilk doughnuts

June 3, 2010

Recipe: Buttermilk doughnuts

Buttermilk doughnuts

Recipe: French crullers

June 3, 2010

Recipe: French crullers

 

Recipe: Water kringle

5:30 PM EDT, April 26, 2013

Recipe: Water kringle

 

Recipe: Whole wheat cinnamon rolls

April 1, 2010

Recipe: Whole wheat cinnamon rolls

Whole wheat cinnamon rolls

Recipe: Cinnamon rolls

April 1, 2010

Recipe: Cinnamon rolls

Cinnamon rolls

Recipe: Beer brittle

2:54 PM EDT, March 25, 2010

Recipe: Beer brittle

Beer brittle

Recipe: Tecate cake

2:54 PM EDT, March 25, 2010

Recipe: Tecate cake

 

SOS: Caramel creme brulee

March 18, 2010

SOS: Caramel creme brulee

Caramel crème brûlée at the restaurant at Cavallo Point! It is to die for, with smooth caramel brûlée and whipped cream. Would love the recipe.

Recipe: Nut and seed treats

February 25, 2010

Recipe: Nut and seed treats

 

Recipe: Poppy seed crazy cake

January 20, 2010

Recipe: Poppy seed crazy cake

 

Recipe: Bumuelos in red wine sauce

December 9, 2009

Recipe: Bumuelos in red wine sauce

Bumuelos in red wine sauce

Recipe: Ruby Blackburn Lambert's persimmon pudding

December 9, 2009

Recipe: Ruby Blackburn Lambert's persimmon pudding

Ruby Blackburn Lambert's persimmon pudding

Recipe: Banana bread pudding

November 4, 2009

Recipe: Banana bread pudding

 

Recipe: Octavia's gingerbread

October 14, 2009

Recipe: Octavia's gingerbread

 

Recipe: Chilled banana and pistachio rice pudding

October 7, 2009

CULINARY SOS

Recipe: Chilled banana and pistachio rice pudding

Dear SOS: My trips to Santa Barbara are not complete unless I have the rice pudding with bananas and pistachios from Pierre Lafond. I would love the recipe. Hope you can help. Thanks.

Recipe: Two-Toned Honey Chocolate Marble Cake

Recipe: Two-Toned Honey Chocolate Marble Cake

Active Work Time: 45 minutes

Recipe: Yogurt cake with pistachios

August 19, 2009

Recipe: Yogurt cake with pistachios

Total time: 1 hour

Recipe: Riva's carrot cake

June 10, 2009

CULINARY SOS

Recipe: Riva's carrot cake

Dear SOS: I'm hoping you can help me get a recipe. We went to the new Santa Monica restaurant Riva last weekend. Dinner was great, but I was particularly impressed by the carrot cake. Normally, carrot cake is dense, but this cake was light but still had that great carrot cake taste.

Recipe: Pizzeria Ortica's budino di cioccolato

June 3, 2009

CULINARY SOS

Recipe: Pizzeria Ortica's budino di cioccolato

Dear SOS: I recently dined at Pizzeria Ortica in Costa Mesa and although the food was delicious, the budino di cioccolato (chocolate creme layered with caramel) was absolutely fabulous. With its creamy layers . . . it was the big star of the night. I would truly appreciate it if you could obtain the recipe for me. Thank you.

Recipe: Thai coconut-egg custard (sangkaya)

May 27, 2009

Recipe: Thai coconut-egg custard (sangkaya)

Total time: 35 minutes, plus cooling time for the cream

Recipe: Mrs. Malmberg's aebleskivers

May 13, 2009

Recipe: Mrs. Malmberg's aebleskivers

Total time: 40 minutes, plus resting time for the batter

Recipe: Grandmother's aebleskivers

May 13, 2009

Recipe: Grandmother's aebleskivers

Total time: 40 minutes, plus rising time for the dough

Recipe: Pastel mints

April 8, 2009

Recipe: Pastel mints

Total time: 30 minutes, plus chilling and drying time

Recipe: Marshmallow daisies

April 8, 2009

Recipe: Marshmallow daisies

Total time: 30 minutes, plus setting time

Recipe: Koliva (Greek wheat berry dessert)

April 1, 2009

Recipe: Koliva (Greek wheat berry dessert)

Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes, plus drying time for the wheat berries

Street recipe: Turkish doughnuts with rose hip syrup

March 11, 2009

Street recipe: Turkish doughnuts with rose hip syrup

Total time: 1 hour

Recipe: William H. Harrison's poundcake, 1841

January 14, 2009

Recipe: William H. Harrison's poundcake, 1841

Total time: 1 1/2 hours

Recipe: Sweet potato pudding (pain patate)

Recipe: Sweet potato pudding (pain patate)

Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes, plus overnight refrigeration

Recipe: Ginger-lime pudding cake

August 20, 2003

Recipe: Ginger-lime pudding cake

Total time: 1 hour

Recipe: Rum and coconut pudding cake

Recipe: Rum and coconut pudding cake

Total time: About 55 minutes

Recipe: Tibetan rice pudding

Recipe: Tibetan rice pudding

Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Buttermilk cinnamon coffee cake

September 27, 2006

Buttermilk cinnamon coffee cake

Total time: 1 hour

Cinnamon tapioca br&#251;l&#233;e with cherry gastrique

Cinnamon tapioca brûlée with cherry gastrique

Total time: 1 hour, plus several hours chilling time, plus 4 hours soaking time

Recipe: Layered green tea and black sesame cheesecake

Recipe: Layered green tea and black sesame cheesecake

Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes plus cooling and chilling time

Recipe: Marino's ricotta cheesecake

May 14, 2008

Recipe: Marino's ricotta cheesecake

Total time: 1 1/2 hours, plus chilling time

Recipe: A & S cheesecake

May 14, 2008

Recipe: A & S cheesecake

Total time: 2 1/2 hours, plus chilling time

Recipe: Tall and creamy cheesecake

May 14, 2008

Recipe: Tall and creamy cheesecake

Total time: 3 hours, plus chilling time

Recipe: Cranberry, caramel and almond tart

Recipe: Cranberry, caramel and almond tart

Total time: 1 hour, plus 3 1/2 hours chilling and cooling time

Recipe: Sandy's fruitcake for Passover

Recipe: Sandy's fruitcake for Passover

Active work time: 35 minutes

Recipe: Orange sponge cake

Recipe: Orange sponge cake

Active work time: 15 minutes

Recipe: Apple bacon coffeecake

December 3, 2008

Recipe: Apple bacon coffeecake

 

Recipe: Caramel corn

February 20, 2008

Recipe: Caramel corn

 

Recipe: Walnut and raisin pie

2:55 PM EDT, May 1, 2014

Recipe: Walnut and raisin pie

Old-fashioned custard pies seem to have gone the way of Sunday suppers and country roads, but if you want to learn what you're missing, it only takes only a piece of this fabulous walnut-raisin pie from Patty Pinner's cookbook "Sweety Pies: An Uncommon Collection of Womanish Observations, With Pie." She starts with a wonderful pecan pie-like custard base, but instead of going with the more traditional nut, Pinner folds walnuts and raisins into the filling and spices the pie with orange zest and nutmeg. Top it with whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Recipe: Lemon sponge cake with Italian meringue and blackberry pur&#233;e

March 19, 2008

Recipe: Lemon sponge cake with Italian meringue and blackberry purée

Total time: 50 minutes, plus cooling time

Recipe: Beer cake

July 9, 2008

Recipe: Beer cake

Total time: 1 1/2 hours

August 13, 2008

CULINARY SOS

Recipe: Clementine Bakery's banana cake

Dear SOS: Is it possible to find the recipe for Clementine's banana cake with frosting?

Recipe: Olive oil pancakes

September 24, 2008

Recipe: Olive oil pancakes

 

La Golondrina Cafe's flan

September 24, 2008

CULINARY SOS

La Golondrina Cafe's flan

Dear SOS: I recently had dinner at La Golondrina Cafe on Olvera Street. Their flan was the best I have ever eaten. Would it be possible to get their recipe?

Recipe: Magical honey cake

Recipe: Magical honey cake

Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus 7 days maturing time for the loaves

Recipe: 'Igaili (cardamom-saffron sponge cake)

October 1, 2008

Recipe: 'Igaili (cardamom-saffron sponge cake)

Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Recipe: Muhalbiya al-ruz (milky rice pudding)

October 1, 2008

Recipe: Muhalbiya al-ruz (milky rice pudding)

Total time: 40 minutes, plus soaking and chilling times

Recipe: Rosie's pecan coffeecake

June 11, 2003

Recipe: Rosie's pecan coffeecake

Total time: 1 hour, 25 minutes

Recipe: Square One brown-butter pecan coffeecake

4:42 PM EDT, April 23, 2014

Recipe: Square One brown-butter pecan coffeecake

Total time: 1 hour, 35 minutes, plus 1 hour, 30 minutes rising time

Recipe: Meyer lemon muffins

4:44 PM EDT, April 23, 2014

Recipe: Meyer lemon muffins

Total time: 40 minutes

February 7, 2007

Recipe: Sweet crepes

Total time: About 1 hour, plus chilling time

Culinary SOS: Rice pudding from the Lazy Ox Canteen

July 1, 2010

Culinary SOS: Rice pudding from the Lazy Ox Canteen

I've only had rice pudding in college dining halls 10-plus years ago and was never a fan. But last night I had the rice pudding at Lazy Ox Canteen; I think my knees went weak. Could you help me get this recipe? I have been thinking about it for 12 hours straight.

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