chocolate tahini cake with brown sugar, chocolate ganache, and halva filling

chocolate tahini cake with brown sugar, chocolate ganache, and halva filling

dark, damp chocolate cake is given a middle eastern kick with tahini, an oily paste made from toasted sesame seeds. savory-wise, tahini is the star of hummus and baba ghanoush, but it's also the main component of crumbly, cloyingly sweet halva. sesame halva is popular across the Balkans, the Middle East, and throughout the Jewish [...]

pound cake with hidden pumpkin center

pound cake with hidden pumpkin center

makes twelve servings Although this is a time-consuming cake, the final result is delicious and beyond impressive. Okay, so my cake ended up a little under baked. Substantially under baked. Near raw. BUT!! That does not mean that yours cannot be amazinglythoroughlyundoubtably cooked throughout. When the cake had been in the oven for an hour, I [...]