TIP OF THE DAY: Piñata Cake

Our job includes a lot of research, which often turns up surprising things. One of this is piñata cake, a concept that originated in the U.K. and is also popular in Australia. We also found it in Germany, called surprise cake. You don’t hit a piñata cake with a stick. It’s when you cut into…
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VALENTINE RECIPE: Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake

Chocolate and raspberries are a match made in heaven. Photo courtesy Annalise | Completely Celicious.   Here’s another delicious Valentine recipe from Annalise of Completely Delicious, sent to us via GoBoldWithButter.com. Everyone thinks they’re getting a conventional chocolate cake, until slicing it reveals the raspberry surprise. This combination of chocolate and fresh raspberries in a…
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FOOD FUN: Strawberry Cake With Strawberry Heart-Shaped Macarons

Steph, a blogger in Sydney, Australia, created this masterpiece: a fluffy vanilla cake layered with strawberry and balsamic vinegar icing, topped with heart-shaped macarons filled with the same icing strawberry-balsamic icing. The recipe is on her website, RaspberriCupcakes.com. In Italy, fresh strawberries with a few drops of fine aged balsamic vinegar are a popular dessert.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easy Valentine Cake Decoration

Decorated by you, with jumbo white morsels and cinnamon candies. Photo courtesy GoodEggs.com.   Want to bake a cake for someone special but don’t have the chops to decorate it? Just get chocolate chips and other candy decorations in contrasting colors and sizes, and press them into the frosting of your own homemade or a…
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TIP OF THE: Easy Valentine Cake

You don’t need the time or rose-piping skills to make a special cake for Valentine’s Day. Start with a plain iced cake from your favorite bakery, and add your own touches. First, remove any plastic rose or other mundane decoration that may come with the cake. Then, depending on what treats your sweetie or family…
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