Category: Baking


Checkerboard Summer

  Vanilla Checkerboard Cake, Vanilla Buttercream Filling, and tinted Vanilla Buttercream Flowers This is a fun, fun cake to bake and build.  Of course, attention to detail takes on a peculiar meaning with this...


Blonde Buttercream Ruffles

Vanilla Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Ruffles and a Fresh Fruit Hair Bow A quick post to remember the Test Kitchen doesn’t always go as planned and when it doesn’t, it’s time to step back to...


Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

Chocolate Cake, Fresh Strawberry Curd, Strawberries, Whipped Cream, and Lindt Dark Chocolate Why aren’t these a thing?!  Seriously…these are so.crazy.delicious. All my life, in grocery store produce departments in the States and Germany… vanilla...