How many times do we have bananas sitting around uneaten? If your house is like mine, bananas are a staple and sometimes don't get eaten before they ripen to mush. It's been rainy here in Virginia for a few weeks and all I want to do is bake and eat. Bananas are healthy right? So… Continue reading Banana Toffee Rum Bread
Farmhouse Cakes operates under the cottage food law of Virginia. What this means is Virginia allows producers to make certain types of food from home without needing a license or inspection from the ag department. If I was buying food from a home business I'd want to know what the kitchen looks like. So I want… Continue reading From my home to yours
Farmhouse Cakes is located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley more specifically Front Royal, VA. The Farmhome was built in 1906 and has been in my family for over 100 years. On the farm we board horses, and keep a few farm animals. Most important to the baking business are our chickens. Can you see… Continue reading Store bought vs. farm fresh eggs
Yes, you read that right! Besides being delicious and screaming to be eaten, frosting actually has a purpose. Can you believe that? Something that tastes so great and is often the favored part of the whole cake has a purpose. I know shocking! So, lets get to it. Originally cakes were left unfrosted. And I… Continue reading Did you know frosting has a purpose?