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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

twd: bourbon soaked vanilla babycake

Oh, how I adore poundcake.

Oh, how I adore bourbon.

Oh, how I adore babycakes.

Add a scattering of macerated strawberries, freshly picked (by me) from a (mosquito infested) field, and you have a simple yet unbelievable flavorful and cravable dessert.

(I may have just stated that I want to eat the rest of the mini-loaf. G can testify that I have not actually done so.)

Thank you, Wendy, of Pink Stripes, for selecting this recipe. Check out her blog—she is an inspiration, and I always love reading about her adventures in food and life. We joined TWD about the same time, and she has been a blogger friend ever since.

And...cue the giddy excitement...I am the TWD host next week! Hooray! Look for a longish rambling post on Paris and chocolate and tarts and and and...


  1. this was a perfect base for fruit. Looks lovely with the beautiful strawberries. (Thanks for braving the mosquito infested field - JUST FOR US!!) ;)

  2. Oh isn't it exciting to be the host and choose the recipe. Congratulations and enjoy making all kinds of new friends through TWD

    I absolutely loved this recipe even without my beloved chocolate.

  3. Bourbon.... what a great variation. This was the best pound cake - truly like a sara lee, but much better! Love the baby cakes as well - so suited for this type of cake. Looking forward to the Tart!

  4. Hi Dharmagirl,
    This is my first time visiting your blog and I just wanted to say it is so lovely. I look forward to reading more of your posts in the future and cooking Dorie's Tarte Noire with you this week.
    Corrie(of Hot Potato)

  5. Your cake looks wonderful with those strawberries. I made mine with hazelnut syrup rather than rum.

    I made your pick this weekend...OMGoodness!!! :)