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Chocolate macaron cake | pizzarossa. Chocolate macaron layer cake filled with chocolate Swiss buttercream and topped with shaved chocolate. What else is there to say? I adapted the cake recipe from here and filled it with a Chocolate Swiss buttercream adapted from here. You can use all dark chocolate in the buttercream if you prefer – I used a mixture for more universal appeal around our table. Serves 8 Ingredients Cake 100g (2/3 cup) ground almonds 100g (3/4 cup) powdered (confectioners) sugar 30g (1/3 cup) unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted 200g egg whites (or 6 medium-large egg whites), room temperature 2 tbsp superfine (caster) sugar 1/4 tsp salt Chocolate Swiss buttercream 60g (2 oz) dark chocolate, finely chopped 60g (2 oz) milk chocolate, finely chopped 120g egg whites (or 4 medium egg whites), room temperature 120g (1/2 cup) superfine (caster) sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 225g (2 sticks, 1 cup) unsalted butter, diced, room temperature 1/2 cup chocolate shavings to decorate Directions Buttercream Assembly Like this:

Chocolate Fudge Cake  (1975 Family Circle Recipe) | Redhead Can DecorateRedhead Can Decorate. This is probably the best chocolate cake you will ever have!!! I wrote the original post to this wonderful cake a couple days ago (here), but had requests for the recipe… so here it is-thanks to my… Mom (she typed it out for me today)! If you have any questions about the recipe, please refer to the scan of the original at the bottom of the post first. Chocolate Fudge Cake 3 squares unsweetened chocolate (Hershey’s); 2-1/4 C. flour; 2 teas. baking soda; 1/2-teas. salt; 1/2 C. (1 stick) butter or margarine; 2-1/4 firmly packed light brown sugar; 3 eggs; 1-1/2 teas. vanilla; 1 c. dairy sour cream; 1 c. boiling water. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.Make frosting (below). Chocolate Fudge Frosting 4 squares unsweetened chocolate; 1/2 c. (1 stick butter or margerine); 1 package (1 lb.) confectiners’ sugar; 1/2 cup milk; 2 teas. vanilla. 1. 2. Love, Julie (and my Mom)

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cakes Recipe: Grace's Sweet Life Mousse Cakes. Posted by Grace Massa Langlois on Saturday, 19th March 2011 Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate – try to resist these Triple Chocolate Mousse Cakes – “betcha can’t eat just one”! I’ve faced countless temptations since beginning my “Sweet” journey into desserts but none have been as irresistible as this one. The allure? – Three layers of sumptuous chocolate – Dark Chocolate Cake, lush Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse and pillowy Milk Chocolate Mousse. And the look? Spectacular! I first spotted these cakes many years ago when I received the Martha Stewart Living Magazine regularly. But I believe there is a reason for everything, even a subscription to a magazine. Fast-forward all these years later and I am having the time of my life learning all about the wonderful world of desserts.

Any time I begin a new project (whatever it may be) I have a need to understand everything about it. So thank you for joining me on “La Mia Vita Dolce”, My Sweet Life. Makes 8 cakes Recipe Tips Comments (94) Crêpes Cake with Chocolate Meringue Frosting. This cake is insane! I love it. But first, let me set it up. I’m a wuss. They say men have a lower threshold for pain. They’re right. As I’m writing this it’s 82˚ in my study and I’m about to crawl out of my skin. I mean, you wanna talk about ‘enhanced interrogation techniques.’ I first came across the idea of making a cake out of crêpes back in 2005 while reading a copy of House Beautiful (yes, House Beautiful.

As I stood in my kitchen I was excited. So, as I thought about what I do for my next blog entry, I found myself debating whether I should reattempt what has come to be known as The Great Crêpes Cake Disaster of 2005. Devil Figure: He can’t do it. Angel Figure: Yeah, that was a while ago. Devil Figure: Ok, don’t blame me if he embarrasses himself and us. With doubt bouncing around in my head, I decided to try it again. With a plan in hand I set out to make ‘The Great Crêpes Cake Disaster of 2005. The cake has a rich and chocolaty flavor (the icing alone, makes it a dream). 4 eggs.

Sweet and Salty Cake Recipe. Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream (Paleo, Grain Free, Gluten Free) A quick discussion of wellness and health, with photos of a luxurious chocolate cake recipe – maybe not a combination you’re used to, but stay with me! It’s important to remember that wellness and health is more than just eating well. Keeping stress at a minimum, exercising, and reducing pollutants in your home all help keep the body well. I’ve personally worked on this for the last few years. I try to listen to my body and give it what it needs.

A couple of years ago when I was struggling with Hashimoto’s I was working out at the gym for at least an hour a day. Over time, I realized that my body didn’t need the intense exercise, but instead needed to use that energy to heal. So here’s a reminder to listen to your body and what it needs. I love to bake as a way to unwind. It’s rich, moist and very hard to tell that it’s grain free. Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream (Paleo, Grain Free, Gluten Free) Is butter "Paleo? " Ingredients For the cake batter: For the buttercream: Instructions. Black Magic Cake… Originally I had not planned on blogging this cake, but after the rave reviews from co-workers, I figured it was a must! I made this late Sunday evening and could not get around to photographing it because the ganache had not thoroughly set up before I went to bed. The next morning, it was boxed up and taken to feed the co-workers. I managed to cut one reserve piece before I dashed out of house, just in case it needed to be photographed.

Typically when I make cakes, I like to post a photo of the whole cake and then a piece of the sliced cake; however, my snooze hitting ways did not allow me to do this today. I was introduced to this cake via a cooking/baking forum; it was receiving rave reviews, so of course I had to hop on the bandwagon and give it a try. Apparently the coffee is used to bring out the flavor of the chocolate – making it more prominent as opposed to flat and one dimensional. The result is the most decadent, moist, delicious cake that will ever cross your lips!

Notes: Paris and Chocolate cake with buttercream frosting | Sizzle and Drizzle. I am back in Mumbai to the chaos, colors and my comfort zone. Overall the last 5 weeks in Paris have been quite enriching. There were days in the beginning when I did feel lost and missed home, but then the city seeped into my subconsciousness and I enjoyed the days. Paris is enigmatic and callous at the same time. The entire city is like a museum and each street is filled with art galleries and boutique shops. But also with thieves and drunkards. With gourmet food and fashion icons, but also with ragged clothes and foul smelling subways. But as I said, my time in Paris was wonderful. Losing my passport, money and or anything valuableBreaking any beautiful art piece or glassware in my host Danielle’s beautiful homeGaining any weight after a month long buttery French Pastry courseTaking any medicine of any sort (not even a headache, even once). And meanwhile, I had some amazing times when I: Eventually I realized that : Mona Lisa at the Louvre is not that great.

What you will need: Tips : CHOCOLATE LAVA CAKE Yummily Yours' Dark, Luscious and sinful Chocolate Lava cake is the recipe I would like to share for the last of the series “RAVISHING TUESDAYS”. Why did I choose this? Just a grand finale and the fact that tomorrow is Christmas with the new year lurking just around the corner… you can’t say no to desserts! I can either go over the benefits of cocoa or explain why it is great for your skin like I have for the past 4 Tuesdays or move ahead because “Chocolate is not only good for your heart and uplifts your moods but is also great for your skin”. If I read this statement anywhere, I wouldn’t care to know more, I would just grab a bar of chocolate. But, please keep this in mind a) Excess sugar is bad.

B) To satisfy your daily cravings without blowing your diet, a one-ounce square of 60 plus percent dark chocolate in the afternoon or as a dessert at after dinner is fine Just out of the Oven Yes, I used Ghirardelli chocolate baking bars for this recipe. Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe Ingredients Directions My Take: The Best Chocolate Cake, Lake Champlain Fair Trade Cocoa | Strawberry Chocolate Concoction: There's No Such Thing as Too Much Cake: Chocolate Oreo Overload Cake. Cake sees no limit. And neither does being fit.

So bake your cake and eat it too, as long as you workout! Don't make it ever feel like a chore: just do what you love - swim, run, go to the gym, dance your heart out, play tennis, ice skate. There's no excuse! That was my quick motivation for the day, but it's back to the cake. As I mentioned in my last post, it was my sister's fifteenth birthday last Wednesday and we went to the Ritz Carlton to celebrate. This also means that we only officially cut the cake I baked on Saturday (don't worry, she got a scrumptious mini cake at the Ritz too! This is my standard, no-fail, rich, absolutely fantastic standard chocolate cake recipe. I made half the traditional recipe this time as my mom had just made her famous tiramisu (recipe here) and I didn't want to overdo the dessert lying around in our house.

I'm so glad my sister loved the cake (not to mention we all did as well!). InstructionsFor the cake: Heat the oven to 175 C. To assemble: Chocolate Fudge Cake  (1975 Family Circle Recipe) | Redhead Can DecorateRedhead Can Decorate. Sunday Dinner. Carrot Roulades with Goat Cheese and Radishes served with a white wine pan sauce Green Salad with Bacon and Croutons Darkest Chocolate Crêpe Cake served with a strawberry coulis This Sunday marks the last day of summer vacation and the first school night of the school year-- a bittersweet feeling for all.

It has been quite some time since I made this cake. When I make the crêpes, I seem to come out with more than originally called for (thirty-nine to be exact). Good Sunday comfort food with a decadent dessert and nothing but crêpe expectations for the coming school year! Printable RecipeDarkest Chocolate Crêpe Cake serves 14-16 For the Crêpes makes about 30-40 crepes (I get 39) For the Filling makes about 8 cups 2/3 cup heavy cream 6 extra large egg whites 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 3/4 cups (14 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into tablespoon-sized pieces and softened 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon Frangelico (optional) 1/3 cup Nutella Pinch of kosher salt. The Best Chocolate Cake Recipe {Ever}