German Chocolate Cake: A Special Birthday Gift For James

German Chocolate Cake: A Special Birthday Gift For James

James’ Birthday Cake My hairdresser, James, lost his mother in 2009, every year for his birthday she would bake him a German Chocolate Cake. A friend of his was given the recipe and has taken on that responsibility of baking his birthday cake. Sydney and I asked...
Framboise Mousse Cake

Framboise Mousse Cake

Sydney and I were trying to challenge ourselves with a dessert we had never made before. I recently purchased these amazing pans and a few books about working with these pans. We thumbed through the book and both us fell in love with ” bergamotier,” We...
Mini Chocolate Rum Caramel Cups

Mini Chocolate Rum Caramel Cups

A few nights past I had a chocolate cup graving so desperately, if I didn’t know better I would have thought I was pregnant. Since that is physically impossible I begged Sydney to help me create  a coupe dozen. It wasn’t that hard to convince her since she...
Winter Wonderland of Snowflake Petit Fours

Winter Wonderland of Snowflake Petit Fours

I was contacted by a panicked client, who over the years has become a good friend (RG), she had volunteered to bring holiday treats to her son’s third grade class party. This phone call was initiated late Saturday evening and  the party is this Thursday; as my...
HALLOWEEN TREATS NO TRICKS

HALLOWEEN TREATS NO TRICKS

I just love Halloween; and why not?  What other time can you knock on a door and be treated with a sweet goody? Of course it really is not as safe as it was when I was little, in fact Sydney only ever “trick or treated” with friends in our neighborhood or...