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Lemon olive oil cake with honey buttercream

So.  Lemon curd straight from the spoon is nice.  But you know what’s even better?  Putting it in a cake.

Oh, I’m sorry.  Make that a lemon olive oil cake filled with lemon curd and frosted with honey buttercream.

I know, right?

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Leaving on a jet plane

Short lazy post today, for a very important reason: I’m leaving the country tomorrow!

Me and the manfriend are jetting off for a week in Barcelona.  Barthelona.  City of modernist architecture, abstract art, pickpockets, and some of the best food in the world.  I can. not. wait.

Until then, I leave you with a simple little summer recipe, to whet your appetite for things to come.  See y’all on the other side!

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Birthday cake the second

But wait, you say.  Isn’t this a blog about, like, making food that doesn’t kill you?  And didn’t you just post about birthday cake not too long ago?  And didn’t said cake involve a veritable orgy of butter and eggs?  Why, yes.  Yes, I say.

So what’s my excuse?  Well, it was my mother’s birthday on Saturday.  (Happy birthday, Mom!)  So of course I had to make a cake.  You wouldn’t begrudge my sweet, lovable mama a homemade cake on her birthday, would you?  Huh?  Huh?  Yeah, that’s what I thought.

And besides, this cake is even healthy.  Kind of.


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