Chocolate Cake – Happy Birthday Dada!

Chocolate Cake with Walnuts - Birthday Cake

Just wanted to wish our lovely Dada a very happy birthday! You are an amazing person and we love you so so so much! His Birthday Cake was similar to our New Year’s Eve one– a walnut cake filled with a delicious chocolate walnut cream. The only difference is that I added a touch of […]

Chocolate Cake with Walnuts – New Year’s Eve 2014

Chocolate Cake with Walnuts

Just three words for this Chocolate Cake with Walnuts– QUICK, EASY, DELICIOUS! This is the cake I made for our New Year’s Eve party and trust me on this,  everyone at our party just  loved it. This cake is a must for any chocolate lover! The walnut cake was light and moist and the filling […]

Semi-Sweet Chocolate Filling with Walnuts

Semi-Sweet Chocolate Filling - Increase speed to medium-high; beat until mixture is thick and medium-firm peaks form when beaters are lifted.

Ingredients for a two-layer 9 inches cake : 500 ml whipping cream 300 g semi-sweet chocolate chips or grated chocolate 14 g gelatin 2 Tbsp rum extract 200 g ground walnuts   Directions: Soften the gelatin in a few tablespoons of warm water and then dissolve over hot water (I placed the bowl with gelatin in […]

Santa Down the Chimney Cake

Santa Down the Chimney Cake

Santa Down the Chimney Cake – my last Christmas cake this season! It’s not only a funny cake that I’m sure your kids would enjoy but it’s also super super delicious – walnut cake with white chocolate and walnuts filling and orange filling. This is probably one of my favourite cakes so far! As usual, […]

Winter Holidays Cake with Penguins

Winter Holidays Cake with Penguins

We had a beautiful white Christmas this year in Toronto and heavy snow in the first days of the year. This wintery, snow-filled cake describes perfectly the beautiful snowy landscape from the past days … we are just missing the penguins :- ). It’s the second cake I made for Christmas this year and it […]

Ombre Petal Cake for My Birthday

Ombre Petal Cake

I made this lovely ombre petal cake to celebrate my birthday this year. I baked two cakes in a 7 inch pan and filled them with a refreshing strawberry filling and a rich white chocolate ganache filling. The ‘petals’ are made of vanilla buttercream tinted in four shades of pink. It takes a while to […]

White Chocolate Ganache

White Chocolate Ganache

Ingredients: 250ml (1 cup) whipping cream 250g white chocolate   Directions: Heat the whipping cream over medium heat, remove from heat, add the chocolate and stir until completely mixed and glossy. If the chocolate is not melted, place the bowl back on the stovetop on medium-low heat. Stir continuously for 4-5 minutes or until the […]

Chocolate Hazelnut Heart-Shaped Cake – 2013 Wedding Anniversary

Chocolate Hazelnut Heart-Shaped Cake - 2013 Wedding Anniversary

Last month hubby and I celebrated our 4-year wedding anniversary and 13 years since we’ve been together. So I thought a special occasion deserved a special cake and decided to make a lovely heart-shaped cake covered in fondant roses :). The cake batter is similar to the red velvet cake from my cake pops recipe […]