Extraordinarily Dark Chocolate Cake

I know I’m not the only one out there looking for the perfect chocolate cake recipe. We all have our preferences. Even though chocolate cakes are not my kind of thing, I know that a good one has to be soft, moist, with an intense chocolate flavor and with a nice dark color. This combination … Continue reading

My wedding cake: Marquise au chocolat

I have such great memories related to this cake… There are a lot of variations, but the one I love is the one that my grandma used to make when I was little and the one my husband’s aunt makes. I have tried to nail this dessert but the truth is… it tastes better when … Continue reading

Almond & Orange Curd Mini Layer Cakes

Last year I made for the first time a lemon curd and I truly loved it. The texture, the smooth taste and the bizarre look (it seems a bit translucent, but in fact, it isn’t) fascinated me. Recently, I decided to go for the orange curd. The truth is that I decided to make this … Continue reading

Hazelnut & Nutella Layer Cake

I made this layer cake last week for my sister’s birthday and we devoured it in less than 48 hours! At some moment I had the idea of making a Nutella Buttercream in order to have a more structured cake, but I know that, as well as I, my sister prefers to eat Nutella in … Continue reading