Week 19: My Chocolate Hazelnut Birthday Cake

Leading up to my 23rd birthday I received a lot of questions on what I was going to do about my own cake. Friends offered to take care of it for me, but I didn’t have the heart (or stomach) to forgo making my own cake right in the middle of this crazy challenge.

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Week 14: Lemony Hazelnut Cake with Seasonal Fruit & Cardamom


Several months ago, I purchased an outrageously expensive jar of cardamom spice to make Cardamom Currant Snickerdoodles made popular by Food52. If you’ve never made these cookies, make them! And if you’ve never heard of Food52, take a few minutes to check them out.

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