How to Make a Flag Roll Cake

SugaryWinzy How to Make a Flag Roll Cake

In figuring out how to make a flag cake roll, I wanted a lemon sponge cake that was well aerated and soft in texture, pliable yet had the firm structure to hold up after rolling.  This delicious lemon sponge cake can be baked plain and finished off with just a dusting of powdered sugar.  Or, if you’re feeling crafty and would like to dress it up for a holiday such as Independence Day, Veterans Day, Memorial Day or even Thanksgiving, you can bake a flag pattern onto the cake.  Or you can customize the pattern based on your country’s flag.  Any baked-on design truly makes a roll cake something that’s not only a joy to eat but a delight to behold as well.

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Raspberry Banana and Blueberry Macarons

SugaryWinzy Raspberry Banana Blueberry Macarons

You get truly deep fruit flavors both in the filling and the macaron shells of these raspberry, banana and blueberry macarons.  The macaron shells are flavored with freeze dried fruit that’s been blended and sifted to a fine powder.

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Salted Caramel Buttercream and Ganache on Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

SugaryWinzy Salted Caramel Buttercream and Ganache on Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

The salted caramel Swiss meringue buttercream frosting on the cake would have been delicious enough, but combined with the chocolate ganache poured over this moist and flavorful banana chocolate chip cake, it makes for a wonderful medley of caramel, chocolate and banana.  It would make a great celebration cake for a birthday or just about any occasion.

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Pistachio Shamrock Macarons with Pistachio Filling

SugaryWinzy Pistachio Shamrock Macarons with Pistachio Filling

What a wonderful time I had making these delicious pistachio shamrock macarons filled with pistachio filling.  Since we’re in the merry month of March, I thought I would pipe most of the macarons in shamrock shapes.

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Chocolate French Macarons Italian Meringue Method

SugaryWinzy Chocolate French Macarons Italian Meringue Method

Baking these French macarons using the Italian meringue method is as much fun as it is a pleasure eating them.  Once you’ve made them, you will almost certainly want to make them again and again.  There’s something about macarons that you just can’t get enough of.

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