August 1, 2011

Chocolate for his Birthday

It was Cisco's birthday a few days ago and I always try to make him something special. He LOVES chocolate so I made a (two) magnolia chocolate cake with a chocolate Swiss Meringue icing. After seeing this photo on Martha Stewart's website I was dying to decorate a cake this way, so I improvised instead of a color gradient, I used cocoa powder.

6 comments:

  1. Yum, yum, yum!! Happy Birthday Cisco!

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  2. Um, that looks amazing! Thanks for posting that. I may need to whip that up this weekend :)

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  3. this looks amazing! amazing as in pretty, but also as in i'm drooling right now :P

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  4. So I did whip it up, and it was delish!
    The kitchen was a wee bit hot thanks to our weather these days, so the icing was needless to say....um, fun to work with. Not as pretty as yours, but still tasted great!

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  5. Amanda! I'm so glad you tried it :) It's my go to chocolate cake!!

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