Devil’s Chocolate Food Cake with German Chocolate Icing (and Modelling Chocolate)

Roopa On day two of cake decorating class, we switched over to a more chocolatey direction. My favourite direction! Obviously, the most important part here is the quality of chocolate used. We used Casa Luker dark chocolate/cocoa in this recipe, but any high quality chocolate brand will do. Day 2: Cake: Devil’s chocolate food cake … More Devil’s Chocolate Food Cake with German Chocolate Icing (and Modelling Chocolate)

Chocolate Baby Shower Cake

Roopa I was asked to make a cake for my friend’s baby shower, so after some insta-creeping, this was the aesthetic I decided on. I was a little rushed so things didn’t turn out exactly as intended, but I enjoyed my first experience of buttercream painting (and realized I need to be MUCH more patient).

Chocolate Cloud Cake

Roopa My friend came over to help me make a cake for his brother’s birthday. Well, “help” me. He pretty much did everything while I provided moral support. He stirred some butter and reached some really high pans, which is basically all there is to making a cake. Oh, and he torted the cake rather proficiently. … More Chocolate Cloud Cake

Chocolate Valentine’s Day Cake with Raspberry White Chocolate Icing

Roopa I mostly see Valentine’s day as an excuse to bake things and decorate in an obnoxiously pink fashion. I have been baking the same chocolate cake/cupcake recipe for ages, because it’s nice to bake something that you know will turn out well. I wanted to try something new, so I was creeping around for non-heart … More Chocolate Valentine’s Day Cake with Raspberry White Chocolate Icing

Prosthetics Cake

NUTELLA CHOCOLATE CAKE Roopa I am going to be moving to Vancouver pretty soon to start my after-degree in Prosthetics and Orthotics. My friend Nick was pretty invaluable during the application process, so to thank him I made him a chocolate cake with Nutella icing. I tried to make it sort of prosthetics themed, which is … More Prosthetics Cake

Malt Cake

CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH MALTED CHOCOLATE ICING Roopa This cake is from a while ago, but I was looking through my old pictures and remembered how much I like the basketweave design. I used this cake recipe and this icing recipe. To date, the malted chocolate is one of my favourite kinds of icing!