mango & passionfruit crepe cake

Ever feel like your life is just passing you by and you look back and all you see is your daily and weekly routine of home, work, sleep, repeat? Well, we find ourselves thinking that way from time to time.  Truth is, life can be like that for everyone, even for the most creative, dynamic… Continue reading mango & passionfruit crepe cake

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

  A few months back, we celebrated a very special occasion. It was our friends A & J’s  tenth year anniversary and we threw a surprise dinner for them! J is not only beautiful on the outside (she looks like a cross between Julia Roberts and Cindy Crawford), but she’s a good egg too!  What I… Continue reading Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake

Oh hai! It’s been awhile since we posted a food post.  Fall is probably our most favorite season.  We love everything about fall and most people, we reckon, love fall too! I guess everyone does except for those who suffer from seasonal allergies (like me, but I still like fall)! One of my fave activities… Continue reading Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

I found this recipe from foodnessgracious.com and I have to say this recipe is a definite keeper! Thanks Gerry! This cake is real simple to make, requires ingredients that you likely already have in your pantry and the end result, well the end result is excellent! Okay, if I have to be honest, the first… Continue reading Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Chocolate Cake Truffles

  Have you ever craved something sweet, but you didn’t exactly want to eat an entire slice of cake? Well, that’s where cake truffles come in.  I promise you, one chocolate truffle perfectly satisfies your sweet tooth and best of all, it’s portion controlled! These do take a little work to make, but the best… Continue reading Chocolate Cake Truffles

Torte “Mashenka” (Russian Cake)

I invited my in-laws over one night for tea and dessert and I thought to myself, I will make something Russian, something they are familiar with.  So I found myself a recipe for this cake and I asked Arkadi if he’s ever had this cake called “torte mashenka” and he said no, he’s never heard… Continue reading Torte “Mashenka” (Russian Cake)

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM frosting – need I say more? You can use this frosting for anything you like – cakes, whoopie pies, cupcakes, etc.  And licking the bowl or spoon is totally allowed (Arkadi’s favourite part!).  So here’s the recipe:   Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Makes 3 cups Author: savorysweetlife.com       To frost a layered… Continue reading Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake

Growing up in the Philippines I don’t ever recall anybody using our oven.  We had an oven.  We just never used it.  I guess baking + high temperatures just did not go hand in hand.  So when I came to Canada, I became fascinated with baking and baked goods!   One of my favorite baked goods… Continue reading Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake