Author Archives: Jolena @TheRubyKitchen

Scandinavian Cardamom Coffee Cake

  This month’s Cake Slice Bakers monthly choice is such a unique cake, and I am in love with it! We were given the choice to make one of the following from World Class Cakes: Ginger Cake Scandinavian Cardamom Coffee … Continue reading

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Sticky Date Cake with Sea Salt Caramel Sauce


It is the 20th and that means it is time for another Cake Slice Bakers cake of the month. I chose this sticky date cake, but not because I was interested in it all too much. I mean, I love dates (as you may remember from these cookies) but I have never made caramel sauce so I decided that this absolutely needed to happen!

I was actually a little frustrated with the sauce and had to laugh at myself when I discovered part of the reason why. Continue reading

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Tomato Tuna Melts

Canned tuna seems to be one of those polarizing items for many people – you either love it or hate it. I happen to be a big fan of it, especially since you can get those pre-seasoned packets of it for a quick lunch that does not required an ice pack if you are running around. As an added bonus, these tomato tuna melts reheat surprisingly well in the microwave. Continue reading

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Chicken Crust Pizza

You guys, I miss pizza. I mean, I really really miss pizza. Had a long day and just want to order in? May as well make it pizza. Since my gastric bypass surgery in January there are only a couple … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Cake with Peaches

This month I chose to make this summertime cake for the Cake Slice Bakers. I am of few words today, which is fitting because this lovely cake that needs little embellishment. Be sure to check out the creations of all … Continue reading

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Gender Reveal (how is this so good) Cake

I could not wait to share this cake with you guys, and I was not even sure if I would blog it initially. Normally I do a pretty balanced mix when posting and I’ll do a bit of savory and … Continue reading

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Blue Goose Pie

Funny story with this recipe – I made it in June. Of 2016. #winning Also, I am judging my photos; harshly. Okay, okay this post is way overdue but it has been so far back in the recesses of my … Continue reading

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Frozen Pink Lemonade Sandwiches

  I was thinking of a dessert my grandmother always used to make and it brought back some wonderful memories of when my older sister and I would help her at her Bed & Breakfast. We were young, maybe 10-12 … Continue reading

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Taco Frittata

Lately we have been having Walking Tacos for dinner on a regular basis. We had them for the first time when a friend made them on a camping trip and they are so quick and easy! I have mine in … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Cake

I made this ice cream cake for my friend’s grandmother who was turning 70. In the middle of summer a fun, refreshing cake seemed like the perfect way to celebrate!

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