For some reason, when I first heard of flourless chocolate cake, I thought it was healthy. Maybe it was because of the whole low carb thing- I thought, oh no flour? Maybe it's healthy. Well, it is not. But we shouldn't expect such nonsense from something as wonderful as chocolate cake.This month's Daring Bakers challenge … Continue reading Daring Bakers- Flourless Chocolate Cake
I made some princess cupcakes for Brynn, our favorite (albeit rarely utilized babysitter) a while back. Her request was simple- soft pink and white with flowers.
This month's Cake Slice Baker's cake is Southern Coconut Cake- a white cake lightly flavored with coconut milk, frosted with a cream cheese, italian-merengue buttercream type frosting. I'm out of town and my mom doesn't have the best cake pans, so my cake layers did not come out of the pans very easily. They also … Continue reading Cake Slice Bakers- Southern Coconut Cake (not pretty, but pretty tasty!)
A couple months ago, we threw a baby shower for our friend Kathy, who was almost 8 months pregnant with baby Madeline. We decided to get it in before the holidays so Kathy wouldn't have to worry about it so close the the due date. It's a good thing we did, because baby Maddie decided … Continue reading Baby Shower
Like other TWD-er's, I was looking forward to making the cover cake of the wonderful book we're using. It looks so wonderful- but I was in for a surprise skimming through the recipe. Cocoa powder AND chocolate chunks? YES! I was a little disappointed that the frosting is the seven-minute frosting type- marshmallowy and light. … Continue reading TWD- Devil’s Food White Out Cake
Who loves Costco, raise your hand?!!I hope all of you are raising your hand because Costco is the greatest place ever (except for maybe Wal-Mart. Oh, all you people who are down on Wal-Mart because of whatever reason-poopoo). I mean, where else can you get imported fresh mozzerella, sushi (if you count California rolls), the … Continue reading TWD- World Peace Cookies (or, the cookies that caused much internal un-peace)