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Cakes/Cupcakes Recipes

Although I love all types of baking, cakes are my specialty. For 10 years, I owned an operated an award winning custom cake business. I have baked, literally, thousands of cakes throughout my career.

I test and retest every one of these recipes until I am proud to share it with you.

Sourdough Chocolate Cake

Sourdough Chocolate Cake is moist, super-dark and slightly tangy. Top it with buttercream, whipped cream or just a sprinkle of powdered sugar. Everyone loves a moist and tender chocolate cake. You know what helps make a cake super tender and moist? Sourdough discard! This isn’t a “fancy” chocolate cake with layers and special fillings. This …

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Marjolaine, aka Dacquoise

Marjolaine is a classic French pastry made with dacquoise (nut meringue layers). This spectacular dessert is chocolaty, nutty, crunchy and creamy. Swooooonnnn….. Are you ready for a baking project? Yes? Great! I’ve got a really good one for you. Marjolaine is of my all-time favorite classic French pastries. My version of this decadent dessert is …

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