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Bourbon Pecan Apple Cake Recipe

This delicious apple cake is excerpted from my latest Cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. The combination of the apples, bourbon, and pecans is a classic. Mix this apple cake by hand in minutes. You will find this apple cake so moist,…
mocca oatmeal cake
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Mocca Oatmeal Cake with Chocolate Icing Recipe

Oatmeal Cake: Oatmeal anytime! If you thought oatmeal was just breakfast, try oats in this fantastic oatmeal cake. Dessert doesn't get healthier than this! I adore everything oats: The flavor, the texture, the ease of preparation, the…
Orange Poppy Seed Cake
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Orange Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

Orange Poppy Seed Cake is amazing: It is fairly bursting with poppy seeds and fragrant with orange zest. Moreover, it soaks up the orange syrup and takes on a lovely glazed sheen. A win-win! It is my daughter-in -law Elisheva's favorite…
marble cake
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Marble Cake Chocolate Jasmine Recipe

This marble cake is the ultimate! If you haven't made a chocolate-jasmine match yet, it's long overdue! Check out my Roast Turkey Chocolate Jasmine Sauce Submit to the seduction of chocolate and jasmine! Jasmine tea is easy to find and adds…
carrot cake
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Carrot Cake: Our Award Winning Recipe

Carrot Cake: Our award winning Recipe: Me, my sister Lea and my husband Maurice.  Circa 1979, selling our famous carrot cake at a Central Park Fair. We sliced until we dropped. Our Post-Woodstock Pre-Chassidic days. You like? I remember cutting…
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Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Torte Recipe

Mousse Torte: I can't remember how many I made for parties. And at Levana Restaurant, we were never one day without chocolate hazelnut mousse torte. A few years ago, a couple whose wedding I was catering wanted this very cake, but luxuriously…
chocolate cake
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Chocolate Cake Recipe, Chocolate Icing Option

Chocolate Cake: The stuff of dreams! At a recent Shabbos dinner my table was crammed with chocolate addicts: Chocolate Cake a must, right? Since this is an addiction we can easily admit to, and with no need to get apologetic, I decided to make…
honey cake
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Honey Cake Recipe. Gluten-Free Adaptation Included

Honey Cake: Rosh Hashanah couldn't be too far off. It is to the High Holidays what latkas are to Chanukah. This honey cake is for keeps! I actually succeed in turning quite a few people on to my honey cake. It is moist and spicy and easy to…
frozen chocolate coconut cake
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Frozen Chocolate Coconut Cake Recipe

// I developed this wonderful frozen chocolate coconut cake to accommodate Kosher diners after a meat meal as well as dairy-intolerant diners. You will love the pairing of coconut and chocolate. Although this frozen chocolate coconut cake…
chocolate beet cake
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Chocolate Beet Cake Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Chocolate Beet Cake: Now sounds funky, doesn't it? Let me tell you: Chocolate Beet Cake is amazing! It is unfortunate that in America, beets invariably conjure up pointed remarks about, ummm, never mind!  We grew up eating them every day,…
chocolate peanut butter pie
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Raw Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Chocolate peanut butter pie: Sounds dreamy, no? My kitchen is, as aways, where all delicious nutritious things happen. I was trying to make an off-the-cuff chocolate dessert on a crazy hot day, using what I had on hand without having to turn…