Cakes and Frostings

Decisions, decisions. What kind of cake, what flavour and frosting, filling and decorative touches.

Cakes and Frostings
fillings

Swedish Pear and Almond Cream Cake

The cakes have just come out of the oven as I begin typing up this post.  I penciled in my notes on pp 58-60 in RHC… noting that I forgot to add two whole eggs to the egg yolk mixture — I noticed them in the little dish beside the mixer after the two cakes […]

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Birthday Cakes
Cakes and Frostings

Oooops. #2 Golden Neoclassic Buttercream

I knew there’d be posts like this.  I just hoped they wouldn’t happen often.  Or this soon.  I’d gotten the kitchen all cleaned up from the cake debacle and I was content with the now cool cake and so it was time to proceed with preparing the frosting. I”d decided to make the Golden NeoClassic […]

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Birthday Cakes
Cakes and Frostings

Ooops #1 White Velvet Cake

I decided to make the White Velvet Cake – page 17 – but with Lemon Curd filling instead of milk-chocolate Ganache.  Seems better to me for the birthday cake today. The recipe is straightforward – a butter cake – I’ve made it before for wedding cakes.  Simple.  Glad it’s in this book.  So I decided […]

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