Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake:  The Anti-Chocolate Birthday Cake
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Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake: The Anti-Chocolate Birthday Cake

Cinnamon is right up there on the pedestal beside chocolate in my book.  Cinnamon rolls, Snickerdoodles, cinnamon toast, even a generous dash of cinnamon in coffee and hot chocolate—don’t you just love the spicy warm taste of cinnamon? One of my sons is not a fan of chocolate.  I distinctly remember giving birth to him….

Heirloom Pudding Cake
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Heirloom Pudding Cake

The night before the wedding, the groom’s family gathered at the bride’s tiny house-in-the-backyard-of-another-house to give wedding gifts. There was a set of pillow cases hand-embroidered by the future mother-in-law, and a very special recipe book in a blue, miniature three-ring index card notebook. The recipes contained therein were favorites of the bride’s new husband’s family,…