Red velvet is one of my favourite cakes. Everyone thinks it’s really fancy, but let’s get real here – it’s super easy. Just think of it as a mellowed chocolate cake with some kick (all thanks to our buddy vinegar). In the past, I religiously used the Magnolia Bakery Red Velvet cake from their great cookbook, but found it to be a tad dry and dense, so I decided to switch it this time to Chef Cake Man Raven
‘s Red Velvet Cake recipe. WOW. I’m happy I switched! These cupcakes were perfectly moist, melt in your mouth delicious and nice and light. Continue reading
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We recently had a 60th birthday in our office at work for the “big dog” so I made this ‘ancient dinosaur’ cake for him to celebrate the milestone! Continue reading
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Tagged birthday, buttercream, cake, cheese, chocolate, cream, dinosaur, icing, red, velvet
At work we had a Valentine’s Day baking potluck, so I’ve decided to make one of my favourite cupcakes – Magnolia Bakery’s Red Velvet with a Cream Cheese icing. These little babies are to die for!
Let’s get to the recipe:
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Tagged awareness, bakery, cupcake, day, love, magnolia, red, singles, Valentine, Valentine's, velvet
I was looking for a delicious and unique cupcake to bring to my TEDx Saskatoon wrap-up meeting, but was faced with a bit of a problem: I was squished for time and to be 100% honest, was just too lazy to make a cake from scratch, so I went back to my trustee quick Saucy Sprinkles mix. But ah-ah – problem two struck me at this point: I only had a vanilla box mix and I wanted chocolate. Time to get creative BS’ers….
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Tagged Bacon, chocolate, cupcake, de, fleur, Maple, salt, syrup, tasty, velvet