Tag Archives: frosting

How to Bake Carrot Cake Cupcakes

I love carrot cake and I love cupcakes. So why not put them together? These carrot cake cupcakes are the easy way to serve up carrot cake for either breakfast or dessert.   These carrot cake cupcakes can be made with either a buttermilk glaze or a cream cheese frosting. The recipe card gives the ingredients and directions for both. ... Read More »

How to Make Root Beer Float Cake

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Root Beer Float Cake: For the cake: 3 cups cake flour 1 cup butter 4 eggs 1 cup milk 2 cups granulated sugar 1 tbsp root beer extract 1 ½ tbsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 ½ tsp water ½ tsp salt For the vanilla ... Read More »

How to Make Hummingbird Cake

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 50 mins Cooking time: 55 mins Ingredients needed to make  Hummingbird Cake: 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 3 ripe bananas, chopped 1 cup whole pecans ½ cup fresh pineapple, finely chopped 3 eggs, at room temperature 1 ¼ tsp baking soda 1 ¾ cups granulated sugar ½ tsp salt ½ tsp nutmeg, ... Read More »

How to Bake Tapioca Cake

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Tapioca Cake: For the cake: 1 package (18 oz) vanilla cake mix 3 eggs 1/3 cup canola oil 1 ¼ cups white cranberry juice Butter-flavoured cooking spray For the filling: 1 box (3 oz) instant tapioca pudding mix 1 tsp coconut extract 1 can (14 oz) light ... Read More »

How to Bake Cassata Cake

Serves: 12 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Cassata Cake: For the cake: 1 ½ cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 5 eggs ½ tsp cream of tartar ¼ tsp salt 1 ¼ cups sugar ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ cup cold water For the filling: 2 ox mini semisweet ... Read More »

How to Bake Death by Chocolate Cake

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Death by Chocolate Cake: For the cake: 225 gm dark semisweet chocolate 4 eggs 4 tbsp sour cream 4 heaped tbsp all purpose flour 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup sugar 4 tbsp cocoa powder 1 ½ tsp baking powder 140 gm unsalted butter, softened For the ... Read More »

How to Bake Flourless Chocolate-Lime Cake

Makes: one 9’’ cake Preparation time: 40 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Flourless Chocolate-Lime Cake: For the cake: 1 cup almond flour 6 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 ¼ cups superfine sugar 1 ¼ sticks unsalted butter, softened 4 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted 6 eggs Zest and freshly squeezed out juice of a lime For the ... Read More »

How to Make Sacher Torte

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Sacher Torte: For the cake: ¾ cup all purpose flour 5 oz semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 2/3 cup apricot preserves ½ cup sugar ½ cup butter 1 ½ tsp vanilla 6 egg yolks 6 egg whites For the chocolate glaze: 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate ½ cup whipping cream ... Read More »

How to Make Bacon-Laced Chocolate Cake

Serves: 16 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Bacon-Laced Chocolate Cake: 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour ½ tsp baking powder 2 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 12 oz dark chocolate bars, chopped 2 cups sugar  1 ½ cups boiling water 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 5 bacon slices ... Read More »

How to Make Valentine’s Day Cookie Hearts

Yield: 24 cookie sandwiches Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients needed to make Valentine’s Day Cookie Hearts: 19’’x13’’ sponge cake of your favorite flavor Rolled sugar cookies (recipe below) 16 oz faux royal frosting (recipe below) Sprinkles, as required Candy melts, as required For the sugar cookies: 5 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp salt 2 tsp baking ... Read More »