News — Cake

2020-04-28

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2020-04-28

It’s my mom’s birthday and there’s no better way to say happy birthday than with a special cake! I’ve always believed in simple ways to show love, because to me the simple gestures are the ones that are the most thoughtful and the most loving. Anyone can buy something flashy, or stuff a card with money or gift cards; words can be powerful but can get lost in chaos. When we stop and take a moment in our busy lives to show someone we care,  that we thought of them, we show them that we indeed love them. I’ve alway...

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2020-04-14

Baking Cake Cakes CarrotCake Vegan

2020-04-14

I woke up yesterday with a little more lightness in my heart than had been there earlier this week. And when I’m feeling lighthearted, my first instinct is to bake. There are so many things I might have posted on this Easter Sunday. Hot cross buns, which I’ve been wanting to make (and make well—my last batch was a total fail) for a while. Pie. A brunch dish, like French toast. Chocolate eggs. Any number of different cakes. But all I’ve been able to think about is carrot cake. Maybe not surprising, since carrot cake is my favorite cake. And...

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Butternut squash cake is always a favourite of mine, but this year i went a step further and made some dried butternut squash crisps to decorate it with.

ButternutSquash Cake Hazelnut Pumpkin Recipe

Butternut squash cake is always a favourite of mine, but this year i went a step further and made some dried butternut squash crisps to decorate it with.

They looked like petals or fall leaves so decided to arrange them like flowers. I added a finely chopped pear and a little soft thyme from the garden along with some ground toasted hazelnuts. I made some pumpkin butter to flavour the mascarpone frosting. I’m not that keen on normal buttercream so i always frost my cakes with mascarpone mixed with cream. Jump to Recipe Butternut squash crisps The crisps wont stay crisp for long and absorb the moisture from the air so add to the cake just before serving. I made a few batches of them and added some...

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