When I saw that this recipe for Classic Carrot Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting (from the Cinnamon chapter of Baked Elements) was coming up, I got really excited– it’s been a while since we’ve made a complicated cake! I was imagining my thick, hearty, stacked layers smothered in spiced cream cheese, and that gratifying feeling of plunging my big knife through one…two…three layers of cake and filling….
I know. Red velvet is so over. Like, WAY over. But hear me out when I tell you that we don’t have to live this way. We can have red velvet in our lives *and* reserve the right to abstain from food trends du jour, I promise. See, red velvet started as a classic Southern […]
Layer cakes, I MISSED YOU. It has been almost a year since I’ve posted a layer cake. Not because I didn’t want to make layer cakes all the live-long day, but because I was nomadic for several months, then setting up my new apartment, then didn’t have anywhere to bring a whole layer cake for […]
If you are reading this and you are a chocolate-mint enthusiast, this is a good day. I’ve never been a mint person, but as has happened often, BAKED recipes have helped me turn. This week’s recipe for Baked Sunday Mornings is their classic Grasshopper Cake from BAKED: New Frontiers in Baking, a glorious chocolate/ganache/frosting layered thing […]