Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted sweet potatoes. They can be a simple side or a base for other tasty recipes. My next four posts will be recipes that use roasted sweet potato puree as their base. You can follow the recipe below or use potato leftovers. If using leftovers, the potato should be as dry as possible. Excess moisture […]

Mango Cake

Mango vanilla cake layers with fresh mango filling and mango buttercream. This cake is packed with mango. Fresh mango is baked into the cake and fills the center, freeze-dried mango flavors the buttercream frosting, and dried candied mango garnishes the top. The cake’s layers are tender and fluffy in texture. To create this texture, I […]

Cured Salmon Sandwich Cake (Smorgastarta)

Pumpernickel bread layered with cured salmon, egg salad, and marinated cucumbers, frosted with goat cheese icing, and garnished with fresh herbs and vegetables. Smorgastarta is a Swedish layered sandwich dressed up like a cake. This recipe uses a mixture of goat and cream cheese for the icing, cured salmon, egg salad, and marinated cucumbers as […]

Bourbon Cherry Chocolate Cake

Bourbon chocolate cake, cherry bourbon filling, chocolate ganache, and fresh cherries. Indulge in this rich chocolate cake with its sweet dark cherry filling, creamy chocolate ganache, and bright, fresh cherry garnish. A delicious way to start the new year! Ganache First layer with the filling Cake with ganache This cake has a spreadable chocolate ganache […]