This delicate, fluffy layer cake isn’t only light in density, but also in calories and fat. The smooth, creamy, marshmallow-like frosting coupled with the perfect texture of sweetened shredded coconut is the ideal pairing to a coconut scented chiffon (sponge) cake. Each slice comes in at 235 calories, in stark contrast to the classic cake’s nearly 750 calories per serving.Read More
This cake is so tough to describe. Saying it’s gooey, moist, and buttery just doesn’t do it
justice. It’s dense, but still light and chewy. Sweet, but not candy-like. And although I’m a sucker for frosting, this naked treat doesn’t need it. It’s “nude” appearance is a clever disguise for a dessert similar none I’ve had. I gave it a shot and now I’m hooked! Want to give it a whirl?
My method for Stabilized Whipped Cream couldn’t be easier to master for someone who has never worked with gelatin or even made whipped cream. It’s a great method/recipe to have in your repertoire as a versatile medium for different flavorings. It can be used to top cakes & cupcakes, be folded into pastry cream to make “Crème Diplomat” or as in my house…to be eaten with a spoon. (I know, I know. Moderation is everything. But sometimes I just can’t control myself.)Read More
When I was growing up, my mom always had fresh fruit in the house. My brother and I would open a jam-packed full refrigerator, stand there with the door open letting all the cold air out (as my dad would remind us), then yell across the house “Mamma, there’s nothing to eat!” Her usual response […]Read More