Party Panache, Peppermint Snow Topped Chocolate Cake

I celebrated my birthday Friday evening by the patio fireplace, with my family and a couple of very dear friends who also have December birthdays, we were safely distanced … HHjr cooked some incredible pizzas in the pizza oven, Sausage and Mushroom with Parmesan balsamic glaze, Pear, Spinach and Gorgonzola, and a Hawaiian pizza with … Continue reading

Party Panache, Spring Bird’s Nest Cake

A little creative cake baking today When I wasn’t able to get the chocolate eggs I wanted for this bird’s nest cake I had to put my thinking cap on… A simple chocolate bundt cake With salted caramel drizzle 😋 After 1 hour in the refrigerator, the caramel disappeared into the cake A small overturned … Continue reading

Party Panache, Triple Chocolate USA Bundt Cake

While most people were making everything berry for the 4th I decided to make a good old fashioned chocolate cake   Sheer decadence     Devil’s Food cake mix, buttermilk, sour cream, chocolate pudding, butter, eggs, chocolate chips…     Where is the fainting couch  😵  🛋     Chocolate chips are stirred into the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Pistachio Ganache

This is the easiest and maybe most sinful chocolate cake I have ever had…     You need this in your life!     It will make you feel lucky and blessed!       *Sigh*….     If you’re not a fan of pistachios, leave them off or substitute another nut, crumbled cookies or … Continue reading