Chocolate Cake with Hazelnut Buttercream

Halloween countdown day 3! I've now posted more in the past 3 days than the past year and a half. So, I make a lot of cakes. But before I made cakes, I had never really heard that people didn't like chocolate cake. And when I say "people," I mean humans over the age of … Continue reading Chocolate Cake with Hazelnut Buttercream

Ombre Buttercream Rose cake

A two tier 40th birthday cake with ombre buttercream roses. This is a simple yet pretty way to decorate a cake. Use a large star tip on a crumb coated cake, start from the inside and circle around twice. I love the effect of the ombré too!

Roasted Banana Bars with Browned Butter Frosting

I'd like to say that I'd been planning on making these bars for a while, but honestly, we had a bunch of bananas that went super-ripe in about a day's time (what's up with Costco bananas? They're green one day and brown the next?!). So, I have made banana bars before, but this whole roasted … Continue reading Roasted Banana Bars with Browned Butter Frosting

Chocolate Fudge Cake with Vanilla Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache

I actually posted this cake as my very first post on the blog almost 4 years ago. It's my absolute favorite, but I haven't made it in forever. I made it a couple weeks ago for a friend's birthday and fell in love with it all over again.A moist, fudgey chocolate cake covered in vanilla … Continue reading Chocolate Fudge Cake with Vanilla Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache

TWD- Cocoa-Buttermilk Birthday Cake

Holy cow! Has it really been this long since I've posted TWD?!! I feel completely out of the loop! I'm not so out of the loop, however, that I didn't vote for the birthday recipe! I will choose cake over most desserts, but especially over fruit-pastry desserts. :)This Cocoa-Buttermilk Birthday cake is so easy- the … Continue reading TWD- Cocoa-Buttermilk Birthday Cake