there are few cakes that cross my mind as often as the pink champagne cake i made two years ago does. i think this is due to a combination of three things: 1) it's one of the prettiest cakes i've ever made, 2) my life was in complete turmoil when i made it, and 3) the [...]
a birthday black(berry) forest cake for molly yeh!
molly's love for wine is among the things i learned after meeting her at the cold mountain retreat in asheville. i contemplated attempting an immaculately frosted cake - adorned with marzipan, in molly's signature style - to celebrate her twenty-sixth birthday. instead, i decided to make a cake that i can picture the two of [...]
mascarpone-filled cake with macerated berries
makes one cakeI made this as a welcome home from Minnesota present for my mom. I wanted it to be small, so I quartered the recipe using my mini cake pans. It turned out great; probably the lightest cake I've ever made.very slightly adapted from www.epicurious.comIngredients For cake:2 cups sifted cake flour (or 2 cups minus [...]