A little richer and a little taller, an old-fashioned favorite still holds up to family scrutiny.
(Photo by Jim Scherer)
J ulie was raised on her mother's exceptional banana cake, a confection Ghita Riven made once a week in a battered baking pan. Over the years, while sending many (many!) cakes to the oven, Julie fiddled with the recipe and developed a new formula. She eliminated her mother's vegetable shortening long ago, adding butter in its place, but recently decided ... (Full article: 792 words)
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