Daring Bakers- Caramel Cupcakes with Caramelized Butter Frosting

This month's DB Challenge was chosen by Dolores with help from Alex and Jenny. The recipe is by Shuna Fish Lydon, and is apparently her signature cake. I am sad to say I did not like this cake, nor would I make it again. First, the caramel syrup. I dislike recipes that don't give a … Continue reading Daring Bakers- Caramel Cupcakes with Caramelized Butter Frosting

Dora & Diego Cake

I made a cake for Braden's 4th birthday. At the birthday boy's request, Dora, Diego, Boots and Swiper were on it. Instead of an outdoor/jungle theme, the characters are at a birthday party. The flavors are yellow with chocolate italian meringue buttercream and chocolate with cookies and cream buttercream.

CS- Sweet Potato Cake with Almond Cream Filling & Chocolate Cream Frosting

November's Cake Slice Baker's recipe was for Sweet Potato Cake with Orange Cream Filling and Chocolate Cream Frosting. We had the option of substituting something for the sweet potato, but I was curious to try the sweet potato. I've had sweet potato pie, and thought it was really good, so I was excited to try … Continue reading CS- Sweet Potato Cake with Almond Cream Filling & Chocolate Cream Frosting