Cakes

Cannoli is a traditional Italian pastry, fried and filled with a sweet cheese filling that has undertones of orange and vanilla. Add chocolate chips to the filling and around the cake and voila! Cannoli cake perfection for a delicious summer dessert. The first time I bit into a cannoli, I knew the lightly sweet flavor […]

Cannoli Cake Recipe

It is HOT here in Savannah. The idea of a heavy cake isn’t nearly as appealing as the light, fluffy deliciousness that is Angel Food Cake. So I whipped one up. My friend, Chef Darrin saw my facebook post and challenged me to an Angel Food bakeoff. Chef Darrin is crazy talented but his Angel […]

Angel Food Cake Recipe + How To Video

Well, the Best Chocolate Cake is a hit. Let’s take it to the next level, if that is even possible, with Minette’s Chocolate Mousse Cake. Using two layers of the Best Chocolate Cake, Mascarpone mousse, strawberries, and ganache, you can create a dessert cake that your guests will fawn over. You can never go wrong […]

Chocolate Mousse Cake with Ganache Recipe

Donna here…Minette’s business partner. I just have to share the first time I tasted this cake. I was at a Wedding Industry event in downtown Savannah and I was pregnant with my son, Grayson, who is now 18. Minette had donated mini cupcakes of her vanilla and chocolate flavors for the attendees to enjoy. There […]

The Best Chocolate Cake Recipe – EVER!

The joy of celebrating is the passion behind my cake design business. I consider myself beyond lucky to have a wide circle of colleagues I call friends, and it tickles me pink (see what I did there) to create lovely cakes to mark their milestones. One of my most special friendships is with event designer, […]

A Perfect Pink Champagne Cake For First Birthday Celebration

My children grew up loving desserts. No surprise here, right?  Now that they are grown and on their own, I make sure their favorite dessert is waiting on them when they arrive home for a visit.  Lizzie lives in Manhattan, travels the world, and enjoys good food.  These brownies are her favorite!  Not a traditional […]

Lizzie’s Cake Brownies Recipe

Summer is my favorite season, crazy I know!  I love the long, hot days, the unexpected afternoon rain showers, and the abundance of fresh vegetables and fruit from the local farms. My favorite Savannah produce stand is Davis Produce. Their peaches…OMG! But for this cake, berries , I couldn’t resist the berries. This cake combines […]

Chantilly Cake & Mascarpone Mousse Filling with Berries Recipe

Nothing enhances the cake experience like a well-paired filling. Mixed berry filling is one of my go-to profiles. It is versatile, pairing well with chocolate, vanilla, and just bout every other cake flavor. The bonus is that is is easy to make. Don’t have mixed berries, make this as a single berry flavor, too using […]

Easy Mixed Berry Recipe Filling For Any-Flavor Cakes

I love using nuts in baking. Of course, being Southern, I have a penchant for pecans but I love all nut flavors. They bring texture and saltiness to the sweet, softness of cake. Almonds, pecans, walnuts are all friends of mine but today, I am craving the compact yet powerful pistachio. The subtle taste of […]

Easy Pistachio Cake Recipe

pistachio cake

A southern staple!  I can still remember visiting my grandmother Smith and being welcomed with one of her cream cheese pound cakes!  Granny was a fabulous cook and her baked goods, second to none, (forgive me, Mom.) My grandmother grew up during the depression and had very little in the way of monetary things, she […]

My Best Cream Cheese Pound Cake Recipe

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