GBBO – Coffee and Walnut (or almond) Battenberg Cake

GBBO – Coffee and Walnut (or almond) Battenberg Cake

So it begins! For this recipe I used Mary Berry’s of course. That can be found over on BBC. I had to make some adjustments though, because I am allergic to walnuts. So instead of walnut, I made an almond and coffee battenberg. Don’t worry it was still delicious. Cakes are probably the technical I’m most confident with, bake wise, but decoration wise it’s different. It’s no secret that I’m terrible at decoration. Case and point: My motto has basically been, as long as it tastes good, who cares what it…

Fireball Vanilla Peach Cake

Fireball Vanilla Peach Cake

Hi there everyone! And hi to all the new people! I’m very excited to have you here! I post every Wednesday, so if you’d like an email reminder you can sign up for email notifications. Since most of you were brought here by Fireball, I thought it was only appropriate to make another Fireball recipe for y’all. And since it’s still summer, I wanted to make a summery fireball recipe with some fruit you can pick up at the farmers’ market. So today I bring you a Fireball Vanilla Peach…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake

It’s the boyfriend’s birthday, so I made him a happy birthday cake.  He’s a classic boy with classic tastes (hence the yellow cake with chocolate frosting he asked for earlier this month). I however, have been watching a lot of The Great British Bake Off or the Great British Baking Show for people watching on netflix, so I wanted to make something especially elaborate. So I compromised and went with a classic flavor but with a bunch of layers. So chocolate chip cookie dough cake!

Chocolate Irish Cream Birthday Cake

Chocolate Irish Cream Birthday Cake

One of my roommates turned 21 this week. So of course, I made a cake for her. I pretty much only had the ingredients to make a standard chocolate cake, but since she was 21 I had to toss some alcohol in there which meant a trip to the store. One of my other roommates tagged along and while in the cake decoration aisle we stood there with sugar pearls and classy candles, prepared to make the classiest 21st birthday cake ever… But then we decided that classy is way…