Chocolate Irish Whiskey Cake

This recipe reimagines the classic whiskey-spiked Irish coffee as a decadent mocha layer cake filled with coffee-whiskey whipped cream and topped with white and dark chocolate shavings. [Read more…]

24 Carrot Cake

This is the MOST EXPENSIVE CAKE IN THE WORLD! Well ok, not really, but my 24 Carrot Cake is definitely the most expensive LOOKING cake and it tastes like a million bucks, so I count that as close. [Read more…]

7 Tips for Making Your Cake Taste—and Look—Way Better

So you have to make an impressive cake? Don’t panic—we got you. Beautiful cakes are much more than expertly slicked buttercream frosting and piped rosettes. They’re about knowing little tricks for making the whole production prettier as well as [Read more…]

8 Ways to Use Plums

Plums are just coming into season and will stick around through early fall. When ripe, they’re juicy and sweet, usually with dark skin and pinkish flesh that makes them especially sexy in desserts. [Read more…]

VALRHONA Entremet Tainori

An original recipe by L’Ecole du Grand Chocolat

Recipe made for 32 plated desserts

Chocolate Cake [Read more…]

Coconut Cake with Rose Petals

Ingredients

For the Coconut Cake

8oz (2 sticks) Unsalted Butter – at room temperature

1 cup Sugar

4 Large Eggs – at room temperature

1 Tsp Pure Vanilla Extract

1 Tbsp Rose Water

1 1/2  cups Flour

3/4 cup Pistachio – ground, plus 16 halve Pistachios for decoration

1 1/2 Tsp Baking powder

Pinch of Salt

1 cup Yogurt

Zest of 1 Orange

1 cup Coconut – sweetened and shredded [Read more…]

Blueberry Thousand Layer Cake

Serves 6-8

You will need:

2 cups plain flour, sifted

1/4 teaspoon salt

3 large eggs

1 cup milk

5 tablespoons melted butter [Read more…]

Victoria Sponge Cake

Ingredients

The Sponge

6 medium eggs beaten

200gr golden caster sugar

200gr soft unsalted butter

200gr sift self raising flour

1tsp baking powder

2tsp of vanilla extract [Read more…]

The Perfect Easter Brunch Menu

With this sophisticated Easter brunch menu you’ll be able to dazzle your friends and family with festive and flavorful dishes. This holiday menu includes Easter classics like braided cakes and smoked ham along with vegetarian-friendly recipes. What makes this Easter brunch menu perfect is that many of the recipes can be prepared ahead of time so you can enjoy stress-free entertaining.  [Read more…]

5 Delightful Christmas Brunch Ideas

There’s nothing better than sitting down to a delicious meal once the presents under the tree have been unwrapped and revealed. That’s why we’re happy to share these fabulous Christmas brunch ideas with you. These are festive recipes the whole family will enjoy – whether someone’s got a sweet tooth or craving something full of umami. [Read more…]