I'm having a release week giveaway below. Read on!
I've had a very busy and exciting week. GIRL ON THE RUN came out on Saturday, and it has received some terrific reviews.
Then I had a virtual release party on Sunday night. What a bunch of fun. Lots of readers came to the party and asked me a ton of questions. My fingers were tired by the end of the hour! I love communicating with readers. I learn so much. I get so much inspiration from their united energy.
I find the virtual parties are like book clubs. We chat, we laugh. We share what we like about a book or genre.
The one thing we can't do - unless we do it virtually - is share treats. Oh, sure, I have virtual cocktails and sometimes virtual cookies or appetizers.
But a real honest to goodness treat is hard to come by virtually! LOL
However, if I were to go to a book club, the next treat I would bring is this cake (below). Peg shared a lemon cake recipe recently, and it looked so delicious that I had to make it gluten-free. This works like a dream and is so easy. Even Jenna, in my Cookbook Nook Mysteries, could make it without messing up. 5 ingredients! Now, Peg poked holes into her cake and drizzled sweet goodness into it. I wanted to make this a little less sweet, and guess what, it turned out terrific.
Plus, for some reason, the recipe made enough for 2 small loaf pans more. Not sure why?? But plenty for any book club. Or just a family. Or yourself.
Let cake sit for 10 minutes in the pan. Then run a knife around the edges and invert. I dusted Bundt cake with powdered sugar.