Chew This! The Perfect Chocolate Frosting | Opinion

My Grandma Barbra celebrated her 80th birthday a few years ago and for her birthday I wanted to make her one of her favorite cakes from childhood. She had talked about a yellow cake with chocolate frosting that her mother, Lulu, used to make for her when she was a little girl. She said it was the “best cake” she had ever had and that it was one of her fondest memories from childhood. As I was planning to make her cake, I took that story into consideration and decided to make it for her.

Yellow cake with chocolate frosting.

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Strawberry guava cake with whipped cream frosting

We had strawberry guava cake with whipped cream frosting thanks to Moana Arruda in the kitchen! Find Moana at Mo’s Lovin’ Oven on Facebook here.

Ingredients:

Cake:

-1 box any brand strawberry cake -1 LG box vanilla pudding -4 eggs -1 cup guava nectar -1/2 cup vegetable oil

Guava jelly:

-2 cups guava nectar (1/3 cup removed and set aside) -1/2 cup sugar -1/4 cup cornstarch  -2 drops pink food color gel

Frosting:
-1 quart heavy whipping cream -2/3 cup sugar -1 large box vanilla pudding -1/2 teaspoon almond, coconut or vanilla extract

Instructions:
For cake:  Spray 9″ x

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Best Homemade Carrot Cake Recipe w/ Cream Cheese Frosting (Video)

There’s nothing that says Easter dessert quite like Homemade Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. Moist cake laced with finely shredded carrots, topped with velvety smooth cream cheese, whipped into frosted perfection… Those are the markings of the best carrot cake recipe and we happen to have one right here for you, courtesy of Chef Jon Ashton.

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When it comes to old-fashioned carrot cake, you’ll want to make it from scratch. Store-bought carrot cake just doesn’t compare to freshly-made, freshly-frosted cake—trust us. This isn’t your basic carrot cake either. Thanks to secret ingredients

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Carrot cake recipe with brown butter-cream cheese frosting will keep you coming back for more

Instead, we repurposed the cake at the post-wedding brunch the following day and presented it as a birthday cake for Andrew’s grandfather. It wound up being a win-win.

It wasn’t until this assignment that I really went down the delicious carrot cake rabbit hole. Sure, I had made it from time to time, but it was always in a hurry to deliver a cake for a special occasion: a birthday, a Father’s Day celebration or random joyful moments we wanted to commemorate. I didn’t have a go-to recipe, and while the cakes I was making were fine, they weren’t extraordinary

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Vanilla Cake With Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

This vanilla cake doesn’t skimp on the butter, sugar, or eggs—and that’s part of what makes it so delicious. The other big part is the “dissolved sugar method,” a technique that comes from Shirley Corriher’s brilliant baking book, Bakewise. The sugar is dissolved with hot liquid (in this case, that’s milk), which makes for a fine-crumbed, extremely plush cake. It also means you don’t need any sort of electric mixer or special equipment to make it. For the best texture (and to prevent sinking), you really do have to buy cake flour for this recipe. It’s also best to

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