Nutmeg Spice Cake

Nutmeg Spice Cake with Rum Buttercream, caramel drizzle, and toffee. An amazing holiday cake! from #DietersDownfall

Nutmeg Spice Cake with Rum Buttecream and Cinnamon Toffee Oh, my! This Cake! It’s amazing what some extra nutmeg will do to a spice cake! I loved it. This cake, with the toffee, took me two hours to make from start to finish. Start with baking the cake. While that’s in the oven, make the […]

Chocolate Whiskey Cake

Superbly Simple. Chocolate Whiskey Cake with Buttercream. The perfect gentleman's dessert. from #DietersDownfall

Chocolate Whiskey Cake – Day Two – Chocolate Whiskey Cake and Dulce de Leche Buttercream I was in Asheville, NC last week having a great time with 150 bloggers! It was a wonderful time of sharing ideas, learning new things, and eating new food. The Food Blog Forum was hosted by Foodtoipa, the Asheville tourism board, and […]

Raspberry and Lemon Cake

Fresh raspberries on a cake filled with lemon curd. from

Raspberry Lemon Cake with Lemon Curd and Buttercream Frosting I made another cake that I am very proud of. This lemon cake is filled with lemon curd and fresh raspberries and it just made me so happy to see it! The frosting that I made was new to me. This buttercream is similar to the […]

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies. A softer version of homemade Oreo cookies. from

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart – Day Two – Chocolate Sandwich Cookies Well, a good tart needs a good crust. Some of the easiest ones are generally graham cracker or cookie crusts. You can go the easy route, I won’t judge (much), or you can make your own cookies to make the crust. And that’s just what […]