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Happy Easter, Everyone! I don’t know what happened with this guy, but he ended up looking a bit more like a puppy than a lamb! Either way, this...

It’s Day #7, and here is the seventh lamb cake! The recipe for this cute little guy was sent to me by Laura, who writes:   I am writing on behalf...

Are you sick of lamb cakes yet? Well, you’d better hang in there because we have two more days to go! This is yet another recipe from Martha K.!  I am telling you, she sent me some awesome stuff! This is a Lady Baltimore version of the Lambie Cake, and I chose this one to make because it had an interesting method of mixing all of the ingredients together. Instead...

Look at this face!!! This adorable face belongs to lamb cake number 5, Martha Meade’s Lamb Cake.  This is yet another recipe that came from the huge stash of recipes from Martha K. (Hi, Martha!) and I picked this one to try out because it has something that not many of the other recipes had: Flavoring! This recipe called for grated lemon peel, which I was really...

Welcome to Day 4 of our 8 Eight Days of lamb cakes!  I hope you guys are enjoying the tested recipes!  Today we have a great one, which was sent to us by Natalie Pope. Cute, huh? Natalie writes: Ms. Clark: I saw the article in today’s WSJ. I have been making this lamb cake successfully for 25 years, as my mother and grandmother did for many years before me. Attached...

Here it is, the lamb cake from Day 3! The recipe for the lamb was sent to me by J. Albin, and the frosting recipe was sent to me by Mrs. Selerke: As you can see, we were a little impatient to try this one.  Tom started gnawing on it’s rear before I could even get the picture taken! Okay, okay. That’s not true. I started gnawing on it’s rear. Okay, okay, okay....

Welcome to Day 2 of The Eight Days of Lamb Cakes! Today we have a great cake that was sent to me by Martha K. Martha writes: Dear Ruth, I decided today to look in my box of Mama’s recipes and I discovered that she too had been on a quest for the perfect Lamb Cake Recipe.I mean it is the “Mother Lode” of Lamb cake recipes. I Also have a Lamb Cake Mold...

Welcome to the Eight Days of Lamb Cakes! And no, this is not an April Fool’s joke. I really am going to be posting a lamb cake a day from now until Easter. Tom and I did a ton of baking, testing and note-making, and now you guys get to reap the benefits! As with everything we make on the Menu, I am going to be posting the lamb cakes that turned out along with the ones...

It’s Lamb Cake time!!! For the last two weeks I have been baking lamb cake after lamb cake in my grandmother’s vintage lamb cake pan. Why? Well, after this story came out in the Wall Street Journal, a ton of wonderful people emailed and snail-mailed me vintage recipes and tips to help me on my quest to make the perfect lamb cake.  I have to admit I was very excited,...

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