The Coffee-Spiked Cake That Spanned Generations (and Families)
by Marilynn Brass • October 12, 2015
Several years ago, my sister Sheila and I lost one of our favorite recipes. Our mother Dorothy's Honey Cake had always been the star of our holiday celebrations, but the handwritten recipe had been misplaced. No matter how many times we tried to substitute other recipes for the Honey Cake, they all fell short—some had the coarse crumb of a bread or the overly-sweet taste of a dessert. None were our mother's.