Pink Cake

My daughter turned 12 this month.  She ordered her very favorite strawberry cake with strawberry buttercream.  If you haven’t been around here before, you may not know how pink this cake really is.  It’s definitely a girly cake.  This year she wanted to have a layer of strawberry cake with a layer of chocolate cake. Continue reading “Pink Cake”

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Halloweeny Cupcakes

I made some Halloweeny cupcakes for my daughter’s fourth grade class.  I have been teaching a weekly class and tomorrow happens to be my last day.  I thought the kids have been so great that they deserved a little treat from me.  I made mini cuppies so the teacher wouldn’t have to deal with the sugarContinue reading “Halloweeny Cupcakes”

Chocolate Bacon Almond Bars

Yesterday I attempted a new recipe.  My husband made some bacon for me.  I typically end up charring the bacon so it’s really his area of expertise ;-)!  I melted some dark chocolate in a double boiler and combined it will some heavy cream.  Then I folded in some slivered almonds.  I poured the mixture into aContinue reading “Chocolate Bacon Almond Bars”

Chocolate Ganache

So if you are a chocolate lover, you would definitely love this cake.  It is a chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream icing and chocolate raspberry filling.  Oh, and I can’t forget the dark chocolate ganache… A client ordered this cake for her Christmas party this past weekend.  I know this cake is decadent because theContinue reading “Chocolate Ganache”