Have enjoyed watching the batter rise on this site! Lovely! and the chequered past with chocolate mMMMmmm.!!!
I have a chequered past with chocolate cake! My very first attempt at the brown moorish stuff ended up a bit of gooey buttery mess, the second was OK, but quite flat – not ideal! So, after break I gathered my sanity and gave it another go – finally success! I found this amazing pastry chef online called, ‘keiko cakes’ http://keikos-cake.com/ and she really was my saviour 🙂 Though her tutorials I’ve learned so much over the years, and gained some insight into how technique can mean the difference between light moist loveliness and a dense, dry sad face 😦 This was the start of my wedding cake adventures, and my 1st ever order was for a stacked black and white double chocolate truffle cake! something that would have given me the fear before but all turned out lovely and my chocolate cake phobia was cured!
So, I’ve used…
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