Bourbon Date Cake

When I went to Marrakech, I was converted to dates.  I had never completely signed on as a fan, but when you try things at the source, you typically get what the hype is about.  The hype reached another level when I had dinner on the rooftop of Nomad, overlooking the spice souk and watching … Continue reading Bourbon Date Cake

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Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

I wanted to expand my rhubarb horizons this year.  I'm not going to say that I exhausted my rhubarb pie repertoire (it is something I will never tire of), but you guys know I like a challenge and maybe even some weird stuff (this is not weird and is not as challenging as it looks). Rhubarb … Continue reading Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

Chocolate Stout Layer Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting and Drizzle

Is anyone else absolutely obsessed with watching cake decorating videos on Instagram?  They are literally HYPNOTIZING and very good at convincing you that yeah, you can totally make a huge four layer cake with icing succulents.  No problem at all. Well, I didn't try to get that extravagant with this cake.  But it was my … Continue reading Chocolate Stout Layer Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting and Drizzle

Blood Orange Millecrepe

I've had a hankering to make/eat a millecrepe (crepe cake) for a couple of weeks now.  No reason for the hankering, it was just there.  I found myself with some time today to commit to making 20+ crepes, so it was the perfect opportunity. I love millecrepes because they're so decadent, yet also light.  They're … Continue reading Blood Orange Millecrepe

Yellow Cake with Fudge Icing

Everyone has a weakness (or 6) on Instagram.  Whether it be puppy videos, white sand beaches, or weird memes, there's something that you always send to that one friend endlessly. For me, I've become obsessed with cake decorating videos.  It's so satisfying watching the icing smoothed and glaze drip down the side.  Some people are … Continue reading Yellow Cake with Fudge Icing