Nectarine-Blueberry Pantry Cake

Nectarine-Blueberry Pantry Cake / Patty's Foood

l’m not sure if I’m the only one who likes to bake cakes in the dog days of Summer,  but when I get up early to hit the farmers market and arrive home with a bag of perfectly ripe nectarines I have this thing where I just want to put them in a cake.  Of […]

Chocolate Coffee Cake with Chocolate Chip Streusel and The Problem of Forgetting


Do you ever put a cake in the oven and then look over your shoulder to survey the ingredients left on the counter and wonder, did I miss something?  Like, the vanilla, salt or even worse the sugar?  I’m so careful when I bake, I double check my recipe as I add each ingredient to […]

Banana Ginger Macadamia Nut Coffee Cake

This is the first of two easy and quick recipes that I made this week from the ripe bananas collecting dust on my kitchen counter.  Don’t worry, they were collecting dust on the peel not on the part I used for these recipes!  The good news is that both recipes can be made from start […]

Blueberry Nectarine Cake

Blueberry Nectarine Cake / Patty's Food

As the summer fruit reaches its peak and begins to pile up at farmers markets in Northern California we like to enjoy it on a daily basis so the other day when I went to the market I loaded up on blueberries and nectarines. They looked, smelled and tasted amazing. So when I was asked […]