I used to make baked Alaska quite often in sheet cake form, but I thought this time it would be more fun if I made this sumptuous ice cream cake in the shape of a couch. It turned out to be even more fun than I imagined.
You get the best of both worlds, cake and ice cream, in one treat with Baked Alaska, particularly when it’s layered with strawberry vanilla ice cream and chocolate cake.
Well, what have we here—a naked chocolate cake filled with raspberry marshmallow buttercream frosting. I do recall not three weeks ago someone talking about resolutions, dieting and all that jazz. I haven’t forgotten. In fact, I have a couple of healthy ideas up my sleeve. Really. Folks, you’ll have to excuse me when I succumb to this urge to create something sweet just for the sheer pleasure of baking and creating. If you’re on a diet, just take the cake for whatever entertainment it provides, or make a mental note of it as something you might refer to for a special occasion. So now on to the cake. Read More →
You can have your cake and eat your cupcakes too with one recipe that will give you both a delicious dark chocolate cake and cupcakes. A cake is usually saved until dessert, but if you bake 3 dozen mini cupcakes as well, then you can start sampling ahead of time. The frostings used on both the cake and the cupcakes are all from the same recipes to make best use of time.Read More →
All the world’s a stage. Having just made her entrance is this mannequin cake flavored with chocolate espresso and filled with marshmallow filling. The fashion I’m referring to in this cake isn’t exactly about clothing, but rather, I’m talking about chocolate enhanced with espresso to bring about a supremely delicious cake; so delicious eating a slice of it is best described as a wonderful experience for the taste buds. The chocolate espresso is the yin to the marshmallow filling’s yang, each flavor complementing the other in perfect harmony.Read More →
There are a handful of recipes I use repeatedly because I’ve tried and tested them with great results each time; the recipe for this Triple Chocolate Fudge Cake is one of them. It’s fromRead More →