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

Stout Float with Caramel Sauce

Make sure the kids are asleep when you make this because this drink/dessert (dressert, yeah I made that word up) because it’s strictly adults only dressert! Well, it’s more for adults who still like to have fun and kept their child like imagination. When Arkadi suggested to make this stout float with caramel sauce, I… Continue reading Stout Float with Caramel Sauce

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

Chocolate Cupcake with Raspberry Buttercream

There are so many cupcakeries in Toronto that have popped up over the last few years and I’ve always imagined that the bakers in the back of those shops baking hundreds of cupcakes everyday must be happy all the time and so I’ve always envied them! In fact, I wouldn’t mind it one bit if… Continue reading Chocolate Cupcake with Raspberry Buttercream

Prairie Girl Bakery–Toronto, Canada

  A perfect cupcake makes one happy on a bad day and happier on a good day… Toronto’s Prairie Girl Bakery is one of the top cupcake bakeries in the city. This chocolate cupcake with a strawberry butter cream frosting and a coconut butter cream vanilla cupcake made our day! Try it out!    … Continue reading Prairie Girl Bakery–Toronto, Canada

Irish Cream Whoopie Pies

  Whoopie pies – a delightful treat with a very strange name! So, apparently, the story goes like this:  Amish women used to bake them and put them in farmers’ lunch pails as a treat  and when the farmers find them, they would yell out : “Whoopie!”  So there you have it, that’s the story… Continue reading Irish Cream Whoopie Pies

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