Posted on Saturday, 18th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I am so excited to be participating for the first time in the International Incident Party hosted by Penny from Jeroxie.  Penny chose “colour” for this month’s IIP; the theme couldn’t be more fitting especially for the Holiday Season. Immediately the

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A photo of 3 Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Peppermint Marshmallow Cream Filling topped with Swiss Meringue Buttercream frosting.
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Posted on Friday, 3rd December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

When I spotted Nigella’s recipe for Guinness Chocolate Cake I thought it was time to put my can of Guinness Draught to good use.  I deviated from the recipe just a tad and decided to ice the cake with Chocolate

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A photo of 3 mini Guinness Chocolate Cakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting arranged in a row, each on a pink polka dotted napkin.
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Posted on Tuesday, 30th November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream, one bite and you’ll think you’re in Whoopie Pie heaven!  I didn’t even know what these little bundles of goodness were until I spotted Marly’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Cookies.  Even then

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A photo of a stack of Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream.
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Posted on Thursday, 11th November 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

It seems like only yesterday we were helping my daughter, Liana, blow out the candles on her very first Birthday Cake and yet here we are celebrating her 19th Birthday, I can’t believe it! Just as that first Birthday Cake

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A photo of Ina Garten's Chocolate Layer Cake with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting and decorated with mini Baked White Chocolate Doughnuts with pink Vanilla Doughnut Glaze and white nonpareils on a white cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 15th October 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Have you been looking for an extra special Banana Cake?  Look no further! David Lebovitz’s Banana Cake with Mocha Frosting and Salted Candied Peanuts is mouth-watering deliciousness! I’m sure, like me, you’ve tried many banana cakes over the years, but

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A photo of David Lebovitz's Banana Cake with Mocha Frosting and Salted Candied Peanuts with a slice removed and displayed on a glass cake stand.
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Posted on Monday, 27th September 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Have you noticed a theme to my last couple of posts, Chocolate Stout Cake, Baileys® Pots de Crème, and now these amazing Caramilk® Cream-Vodka Cooler Cupcakes?  They all have a special ingredient, no 2 special ingredients, alcohol and chocolate! I’ve gone from Chocolate Beer

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A photo of 3 Caramilk® Cream-Vodka Cooler Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream Icing.
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Posted on Friday, 17th September 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve baked many chocolate cakes, but this time I was about to do something I’d never done before. I was going to make a chocolate cake with beer.  And I don’t even like beer!  But I was determined to give

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A photo of chocolate stout cake with peanut butter frosting placed on a wooden board.
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Posted on Friday, 27th August 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I am more than a little embarrassed to say that I had never heard of Red Velvet Cupcakes until I watched a repeat episode of Throwdown with Bobby Flay a few months back. It’s been on my list to make

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A photo of a Martha Stewart red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting on a small, white cupcake stand.
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