I'm not sure if this has made the rotation for TWD, but this easy, chocolatey dessert was a hit at our little monkey's blessing last week. The gateau is dense and moist, and most importantly, chocolatey!I used a dark chocolate (66% cacao) and it made the dessert so rich, it was great!Topped with a glaze … Continue reading Almost Fudge Gateau
Burnt Sugar Cake.Burned sugar syrup incorporated into a yellow cake, frosted with icing with the same burnt sugar syrup.Sound sweet?That's putting it mildly.This was November's Cake Slice Bakers cake from Southern Cakes by Nancie McDermott. Not a hit in our house. The cake was moist, but overly sweet. The frosting was the powder-y sugar kind … Continue reading CS Bakers- Burnt Sugar Cake
Ok, are fresh/frozen cranberries really in the grocery store? I know it's (early) November, but my stores didn't have them in yet. Dorie says she makes this in October when cranberries arrive.Hmm.So I just used apples and the dried cranberries. It did need another berry, though, because it was a little dry. I did a … Continue reading TWD- Cran-Apple Crisps
Not as ornate as Gabe's cake last year, this was a Peter Pan cake with Tinkerbell, the crocodile with Captain Hook's arm, and the rowboat with Mr. Smee's hat.