Great weather and postponed weddings have filled my wedding calendar this spring. I don’t have a quiet Saturday in sight, but it is great to be back in the studio kitchen making gorgeous wedding cakes for my couples. So many designs have sat dormant in my files and now I am pulling out the fondant […]
Whose idea was dry January? If you are finding it a tough sell, let’s grab a little banana rum, bake a bananas foster cake, and stay on track. You are welcome! This cake, to me, is the perfect mix of banana flavor (thanks bananas and oh yes, rum) to channel that Caribbean feeling (takes me […]
This is step-by-step recipe for meringue mushrooms made from scratch that you need to take your classic buche de Noel yule log cake to the next level this holiday season. These delicate and light mushrooms are the perfect cake decoration along with berries and pine needles to complete your winter cake log. Merry holidays to […]
Are your ready to wow your guests with a Christmas dessert showstopper? You’ll love my easy instructions for how to bake the best buche de Noel cake from scratch. Also called a yule log cake this is a chocolate spongecake filled with mouse decorated to look like a log laying on the winter forest floor. […]
A Fall favorite, this Pumpkin Cake is always a crowd pleaser. Frosted and filled with cream cheese frosting or dusted with a light sprinkling of powdered sugar, it really doesn’t need anything else. Watch the Video!
Oh yes, it is apple season. Fresh apple cake is one of my family’s favorite ways to celebrate the arrival of Fall. Chock full of pecans and apples with a hint of cinnamon, this cake hits all the right notes. I also use a variety of apple so use your favorite varieties. Come on, put […]
Mama managed a household of four girls, one work-acholic husband, and volunteered outside of the home three days a week. Busy as she was, Mama always managed to serve a delicious home-cooked meal complete with dessert, every night. Looking back now, I marvel at her ability to get things done and to do it with […]
All my favorite things in one pretty dessert, pound cake, whipped cream, pudding, and fresh berries. This dessert makes quite an impressive presentation.
Who doesn’t love pound cake? It’s a delicious, moist, dense cake. You don’t need filling or frosting at all. There are so many flavors but I keep coming back to the sour cream flavor profile. This moist, dense cake is a star right by itself. Sprinkle a little powdered sugar on the cooled cake and […]
Don’t come to the South with an empty stomach and not leave room for pound cake. It is the quintessential Southern dessert and this White Chocolate Poundcake does not disappoint. Like most pound cakes, it is moist, dense, and delicious on its own. Want to dress it up for company? Sprinkle some powdered sugar or […]