Perfect Chocolate Malt Layer Cake

Chocolate Malt Layer Cake is dense, moist and totally decadent. Chopped malted milk balls add flavor and crunch. You need this dessert! There are many sweet flavor pairings I adore, and chocolate + malt is right at the top of that list. Maybe it’s the nostalgia factor, because I can still clearly remember the first time I tried malted milk balls in the fifth grade. There’s something about childhood food memories that makes the flavors taste that much better, you

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Vanilla Maple Whiskey Cupcakes

These Vanilla Maple Whiskey Cupcakes are a boozy delight, with a buttery maple center and a vanilla whiskey buttercream. I often get questions about my boozy desserts. Can the alcohol be removed? Is this ok for a child’s birthday party? (That’s my favorite). Since alcohol plays such a prominent role in these vanilla maple whiskey cupcakes, I figured it might be a good topic for discussion.

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Chocolate Layer Cake with Macerated Strawberries

You’re going to love this decadent chocolate cake with macerated strawberries! Talk about a special treat for your next dinner party. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! California Strawberries asked me to created a classic, decadent chocolate layer cake that was bursting with fresh berries. How could I say no to that? If you’re looking for a showstopper, look no further. This cake isn’t just perfect for February 14th. It’s perfect all year round for chocolate and strawberry lovers.

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Banana Peanut Butter Layer Cake with Chocolate Ganache + A Gourmet Kitchen Giveaway!

You don’t want to miss this decadent Banana Peanut Butter Layer Cake with Chocolate Ganache, shared from my new cookbook, “The Gourmet Kitchen!” Emotions are high at Savory Simple Headquarters. Today is the day, over two years in the making. I’m having a hard time wrapping my brain around the fact that The Gourmet Kitchen is finally available online and in stores. It’s… surreal is the only word I can think of to describe it. To celebrate the book’s release, I’m giving

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Strawberry Bundt Cake + A Giveaway!

This Strawberry Bundt Cake is wonderful year round, and it’s also perfect for holiday parties! Baking season has arrived. At the Farley residence, it’s technically baking season all year long, but there’s something about autumn that just begs for baked goods. Where I live, I know that the sudden shift to cooler temperatures makes turning on the oven seem so much more inviting. Certain produce starts immediately coming to mind (winter squash, apples, etc). When California Strawberries asked me to

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Yellow Sheet Cake With Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting

Yellow Sheet Cake with Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting is a perfect cake to serve at parties! Your guests will love it! I share a lot of layer cake recipes here. It’s my thing. If you’ve visited this site before, you’ve probably seen my chocolate espresso layer cake or my cardamom vanilla bean layer cake. I find them relaxing to prepare and beautiful to gaze upon. But there are many steps involved, and I use a lot of specialty equipment. The truth

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake

This decadent Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake has a chocolate graham cracker crust, peanut butter filling, and a bittersweet chocolate ganache topping. I love snowstorms for about 24-48 hours. We always have plenty of supplies on hand and never need to rush to the store in a panic. So as far as I’m concerned, it’s just a good excuse to get cozy and watch movies. Snow is always so beautiful when it first falls. Then the icy cold sets in, dirt

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Eggnog Rum Layer Cake

Dazzle your guests with this gorgeous and impressive Eggnog Rum Layer Cake! It’s perfect for holiday parties. Let’s talk about layer cakes, since I get a few questions about them. I won’t lie to you; mine aren’t the easiest. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t learn to create a beautiful, slightly more advanced cake. You need to be willing to invest in some reasonably priced equipment, and learn a few techniques. You need to be willing to practice, but baking cakes

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Garam Masala Yogurt Cake

Garam Masala Yogurt Cake is a moist, flavorful dessert with a texture similar to pound cake. No stand mixer required! I appreciate everyone who has been reaching out to me since my recent post about a prolonged bought with fatigue. I’ve been grateful for all of the thoughts, suggestions and words of encouragement.

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Brown Butter Layer Cake with Salted Bourbon Buttercream

Brown Butter Layer Cake with Salted Bourbon Buttercream is a rich, decadent dessert that will wow your friends and family. Before I talk about life and about this cake, I’d love to tell you about a workshop I’ll be attending in May. There are still a few more spaces available! I’ll be joining Eva from Adventures in Cooking and Carey from Reclaiming Provincial in Cape Cod for a food styling, photography and cheese making workshop! We’d love for you to join

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