Thanksgivukkah Recap

I’ve been slacking off when it comes to blog posts lately. I think a lot of it has to do with this post. There was so much to say about our Thanksgivukkah celebration and there never seemed to be enough time to write about it. But today I have no excuse. It’s snowing outside. All the housework has been done. My belly is full of chicken soup and an apple crisp. I’m ready to write. Let’s do this.

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Shana Tova Honey Cake

Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy (and sweet) Jewish New Year. I’d definitely recommend trying out this honey cake recipe that I found on SmittenKitchen. WOW, this cake looked pretty impressive if I do say so myself.

Some tips of my own:

  1. Be sure to update the recipe to use 1 tsp of baking powder instead of the original 1 tbsp.
  2. I used a 9″ Kugelhopf Pan to make my cake with lots of baking spray but no parchment paper.
  3. I didn’t quite use all the batter from the recipe. Left behind about 1/2 – 1 cup of batter.
  4. If you’re in two minds about whether or not to use the whiskey I say DON’T use it. I did use it and I regretted it. I just don’t like that alcohol flavor in the cake.

Have a great new year and don’t forget to dip some apple in honey and go blow a shofar!