Tuesday, October 13, 2009

12 Layers of Yummy!

Hello Sweet Readers! Sorry it has been awhile since my last post. I have been busy doing large projects and traveling some. Hope you all are well, though!

Here is a delicious cake I made to bring to a dinner party a few weeks ago. It was 12 layers of pure yumminess :) I got the recipe from epicurious.com. It was actually the cake that came in 1st at a bake-off I participated in at the end of summer (Congrats to Annika!). I had to make it.
Here are the cupcakes I brought for the hosts :) Since I was embellishing the tops of the cake, I thought I will carry the grapevine theme over to the cuppies.
Oh, yeah. This cake took some time. I spread it over 3 days or so. There are alternating layers of vanilla sponge cake, chocolate souffle cake, coffee Italian meringue buttercream, mocha IMBC, and hazelnut crispy meringue. I handpiped the grapevines separately and them placed them on the cake.
It is a very delicious and complex tasting cake. I highly recommend it. Just give yourself some time and have a little patience :)

6 comments:

The Fancy Lady said...

that looks delicious ! and very pretty

Mindy said...

I'm not patient enough to make this, but it DOES look delicious!

Cupcake Activist said...

Wow! I would need a lot of patience to make this, but look are how delicious it looks! Great job!

juliebeanss said...

Could it have been done in one day if you had more time?

erinnsmom said...

that looks so good! Can you please post a link to the recipe on epicurious or name the recipe so I can search for it? Thanks for the inspiration!

Lisa Smiley said...

Thanks for all your comments! Yes, it can be done in a day...pretty much a whole day..and without kiddos distracting you :) Here is the link to the recipe! Please send pics when you make it!It's sooo yummy! http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Twelve-Layer-Mocha-Cake-350916

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