Red Wine Chocolate Cake

Red Wine Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting - An irresistibly moist chocolate cake is spiced with the dark fruit notes of Malbec wine & coated with a lightly sweetened cream cheese frosting, then covered with a sprinkle embellished white chocolate bark for a fun, yet regal appearance. CLICK for recipe.

This Red Wine Chocolate Castle Cake is an irresistibly moist chocolate cake spiced with the dark fruit notes of Malbec wine & coated with a lightly sweetened cream cheese frosting, then covered with a sprinkle embellished white chocolate bark for a fun, yet regal appearance.  

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Candy Cane Cake with Peppermint Bark Apples

Vanilla Dream Candy Cane Cake with Peppermint Bark Apples

 

Ring-ting-ting-a-ling.  Ring-ting-ting-a-ling.

Oh. . . hi there.

I hope you had a wonderful holiday & managed to create loads and loads of memories with your loved ones.  Do tell if any of them were hilarious, juicy, or embarrassing because I’m all ears when a chuckle or two is involved.

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Chocolate & Pumpkin Oreo Cake

Pumpkin and Chocolate Oreo Cake

 

About this time last year I was in my kitchen whipping up a spectacular dinner for the Mr. when I suddenly heard a loud rumble approach & fly over our house.  Since we were living in a home overlooking the sea, it was not uncommon to have small tourist planes fly by & my first reaction was to dismiss this incident as an over ambitious pilot.  But when I heard the whirs & rumbles again & again, I knew that something was amiss.

As the next set of thunderous calls pierced the air, I ran out onto the deck to investigate.  What I saw was something straight out of a horror film – a seemingly giant mutant hornet angrily approaching me head on.  Just as I thought this beast would surely slam into our house & blow me away in its path, it made a quick, steep assent barely missing the peak of our roof.

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Watermelon Inspired Layer Cake

Watermelon Inspired Layer Cake

 

First, I would like to send a heartfelt “thank you” for all the positive vibes everyone has been sending Asia’s way.  The Mr. and I really appreciate it.

As an update. . . Asia’s surgery went off without a hitch and her recovery has been lighting fast. As a matter of fact, she was back to her Spunky Monkey self within a matter of days.  It never ceases to amaze me at how quickly she is able to bounce back after these operations.

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Chocolate Irish Creme Cake with Chocolate Mint Oreo Bark

Chocolate Irish Creme Cake with Chocolate Mint Oreo Bark - This Irish Creme Cake with chocolate layers, a fluffy Irish cream liqueur buttercream frosting & chocolate mint Oreo bark will have the luck of the Irish in your favor. A fun dessert for Saint Patricks Day or any day you need a boozy fix. Click for RECIPE.
This Irish Creme Cake with chocolate layers, a fluffy Irish cream liqueur frosting & chocolate mint Oreo bark will have the luck of the Irish in your favor.

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