Torta de Choclo (Colombian-Style Corn Cake)

20 comments April 22, 2011
Corn Cake

This Torta de Choclo is very simple to make, yet it is so delicious, so moist and sweet, that you will be making it often! Don’t forget to comment on my post “Healthy Foods for Finicky Little Eaters” and enter to win a $100 Visa gift card from Tropicana and BlogHer. Buen Provecho!

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Tres Leches Chocolate Cake

38 comments December 22, 2010
Chocolate 3 leches cake

Knock, knock, knock… anybody home? No? You’re probably brining turkeys or baking hams, mashing sweet potatoes or baking pies or are at the mall finishing your holiday shopping. So, while most of you are working on your holiday meals and gifts, I want to wish a Merry Christmas to all of you and your families! […]

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Pear Upside Down Cake

8 comments November 1, 2010
Pear Upside down cake

Baking has never been my strength, maybe it’s because I have a very hard time following directions when I am cooking. When it comes to pastries, where following a recipe is the key to a good dish, I leave that job to the experts, but I do alright with cakes like this one I had […]

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Chocolate Molten Cakes

39 comments July 7, 2010
Chocolate Molten Cake

My husband has always been the one with a passion for chocolate desserts. Me? I am not a chocolate lover, I prefer fruit desserts. For the longest time chocolate cake was never really on my list of favorites. If choosing between a banana cake and a chocolate cake, I would not hesitate for a second…I’ll […]

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Banana-Pecan and Dulce de Leche Upside Down Cake

39 comments June 10, 2010
Banana, pecan, dulce de leche Upsidown Cake

Hola everyone, If you are searching for that one great banana cake recipe, the one that will always impress people, taste great, is easy to throw together yet so hard to mess up, then this is the cake for you. A couple of weeks ago I was feeling guilty about the ripe bananas sitting on […]

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Torta Maria Luisa (Maria Luisa Cake)

42 comments March 16, 2010
Maria Luisa2

As I’ve mentioned before, I get a lot of e-mails from my readers asking me for traditional Colombian recipes, Maria Luisa Cake being one of them. Well, after some phone calls to my family and friends in Colombia, I finally have this recipe for all of you that have requested it. Here is the Torta […]

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Torta de Tres Leches (Three Milks Cake)

88 comments April 7, 2009
Three Milks Cake

Torta de Tres Leches or Three Milks Cake is a popular dessert in Colombia and Latin America. This cake gets the name from the three milks we use, condensed milk, evaporated milk and heavy cream and it is what makes this cake so moist and delicious. Every country has their own version for the frosting […]

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