Blood Orange Buttermilk Bundt Cake

Blood Orange Buttermilk Bundt Cake

Over the past few months, I’ve seen a bunch of pictures of bundt cakes with pink, blood orange icing—I just had to see for myself if it was really was that pink.

Spoiler alert: It really is bubblegum/Pepto Bismal pink.

I often get the question of where I come up with the things that I bake. To be honest, the answer is not really that exciting. In fact, it is often as simple as—“I had something I needed to use up.” In this case, it was several blood oranges and buttermilk from my freezer. This recipe is adapted from a lemon version from Bon Appétit but I simply swapped out the lemon components with blood orange and added a simple syrup and icing as well. Might as well try to maximize the flavor in as many ways as possible, right?

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Marble Spice Cake

Marble Spice Cake

Let's pretend it's not the middle of October and still 90-something degrees out.

California needs to get it's head in the fall game. 

Meanwhile, I'm heating up my apartment and baking up a storm every weekend in hopes that it will eventually cool down to be cozy and warm rather than hot and sweaty.

This cake is the best of fall and the upcoming holidays while still remaining light with a delicate crumb. It reminds me of gingerbread in the shape of a bundt pan and of course as a cake. There were many excuses for this cake such as...

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