Hummingbird Cake with Pineapple and Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Hummingbird Cake with Pineapple and Lime Cream Cheese Icing by Burnt Butter Bakery

Residing, as I do, “down under”, the first hummingbird cake I tasted was the one I baked myself. Like many quintessentially American foods (biscuits and gravy, red velvet cake, cheese from a can) this cake is largely unknown in Australia, which is strange considering it’s basically a glorified banana cake, and a bloody tasty one at that. Continue reading


Lemon and Cardamom Scented Sticky Buns

Lemon and Cardamom Scented Sticky Buns by Burnt Butter Bakery

Every morning, my alarm goes off a little after 4:30. After a few false starts, I drag my sorry bones out of bed and sleepily down my first coffee of the day. I drive along empty (save for the occasional very keen jogger) streets until I arrive at the bakery where I work.
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