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6-inch chocolate cake with chocolate frosting

6-inch chocolate cake | movita beaucoup

I no longer blog about food. But don’t fret! You can find the recipe for this 6-inch cake and frosting in this ebook: Behold a petit two layer, 6-inch chocolate cake. Simple and delicious. This cake is a shout out to simplicity – moist, flavourful and light. The frosting has coffee in it. It makes the texture soft, silky…

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swiss meringue buttercream {easter cake}

swiss meringue buttercream | movita beaucoup

Let’s talk buttercream, shall we? More specifically, Swiss Meringue Buttercream. European buttercreams, as many of you know, tend to be less sweet than their American counterparts. Some people find them too buttery, but I think this is because many North Americans grew up eating sugary frostings made with copious quantities of confectioner’s sugar. We were cautioned…

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one bowl yellow cake with lemon buttercream frosting

one bowl yellow cake with lemon buttercream frosting | movita beaucoup

Happy birthday, Pumpkin! To mark this, your seventh birthday, I made you a cake. A cake topped with lots of teeny-tiny things. Because teeny-tiny things are the bestest. For example, kittens are teeny-tiny and way awesome. So were you when you were born. Also, rats holding teddy bears. And pixie portals. Good things come in teeny-tiny packages.…

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birthday cake {recipe for glossy chocolate frosting}

birthday cake for haddy | movita beaucoup

Hold on to your hats! It’s time for birthday cake! I know it’s not your birthday yet, Haddy. But I also know that you’ve got some special visitors tomorrow, and I’ve seen them eat. Odds are, you’ll be too full for cake tomorrow. I was going to recreate the cake in that photo up there,…

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buttercream icing for a six-inch cake

buttercream icing for a six-inch cake | movita beaucoup

Remember when I told you about that six-inch classic layer cake? How it makes the perfect amount of batter for six-inch pans? Well, this recipe is the perfect amount of icing for that same sized cake – just in case you’re too afraid to make something like German buttercream. This is a classic American buttercream. It…

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german buttercream frosting

german buttercream | movita beaucoup

As I write this, I’m sitting in my living room. It is sunny, there are three cats laying under/around the Christmas tree, and I’m drinking coffee like it’s my last day on earth. Actually, I can hear one of the cats slurping water from the tree stand, which explains the need to fill it three…

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chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream frosting

chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream frosting

This is the cake I made for Rosie Beaucoup’s birthday. This is the cake you should consider making for someone you love. Because it will make that person love you back. (Even if they don’t want to.) That’s basically how I snagged 2.0; I won him over with baking. Also, this cake says: I forgive…

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