Tag Archives: Cream Cheese

Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Nutella Frosting

16 Jun Grazing in The City - Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Nutella Frosting

You may have noticed (all 3 of you that actually keep up with this blog) that I haven’t been posting much lately. And you would be right. I’ve been going through what some might call a ‘period of transition’. Or you could just say I got laid off.

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Waldorf=Astoria Red Velvet Cake

17 Nov Grazing in The City - Waldorf Astoria Red Velvet Cake

I am not a fan of red velvet cake. Let’s face it – red velvet cake is nothing more than chocolate cake with red food coloring. Nothing more to it than that. While a rich chocolate cake happens to be my favorite cake – dressing it up with food coloring and pretending it’s something else entirely doesn’t make much sense to me. But – as I learned with my carrot cake post, I shouldn’t assume everyone has the same taste as me when it comes to cakes. I learned from that post that lots of people don’t like (gasp!) carrot cake.

With all this in mind – this recipe claims to be from the original, famous Waldorf=Astoria hotel in New York City. And it is one of the best – if not THE best cake I’ve ever made. Hands down. No lie.

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