Posts Categorized: cake

12 “Divine” Holiday Treats: American Pecan and Chocolate Coffee Cake

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American Pecan Chocolate Coffee Cake

We’ve made it — we’re officially halfway through TRB‘s 12 “Divine” Holiday Treats adventure! Who’s excited?! Well, this next recipe comes not a moment too soon. In fact, I’ve got to admit, it’s my favorite in Divine Chocolate Cookbook: Heavenly Chocolate Recipes with a Heart, and I absolutely cannot wait to share it with you! It’s… more »

Winter Snowflake Cake: The Cake Boss Way

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Winter Snowflake Cake Winter Snowflake Cake

If you’re a fan of Cake Boss (aka Buddy Valastro of Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken, NJ), then you’re going to love this post. Last year, for my (big) birthday, my friends chipped in to give me a cake decorating lesson at Carlo’s Bakery, which I was finally able to use earlier this month. Now, this… more »

Anything But Plain: Vanilla Oreo Birthday Cake

Posted by & filed under buttercream, cake, golden oreos, vanilla.

It’s hot and humid here in good ‘ol NYC, and I’ve had enough of the weather. The number one lesson I’ve learned about this sticky, stuffy, oppressive heat — aside from the fact that it makes me one cantankerous little lady — is it really, really puts a damper on any attempt to make buttercream. … more »