Archive for December, 2010

Holiday Macarons

Posted in Recipes on December 21st, 2010 by Brooklyn Cake – Be the first to comment

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Don’t burn this Yule Log– Eat it!

Posted in Cakes on December 17th, 2010 by Brooklyn Cake – Be the first to comment

While I don’t make a Buche de Noel every year, I have made it quite a number of times since I was 13. I like to try something different usually like a Paris Brest. For those of you not familiar with a Buche de Noel; it is french for Yule Log. This is a traditional Christmas chocolate jelly roll cake in France. read more »

Simple Birthday Cake for a Man

Posted in Cakes on December 6th, 2010 by Brooklyn Cake – Be the first to comment

black gold silver cake1 300x268 Simple Birthday Cake for a ManAlways a dilemma–the simply masculine birthday cake. I was told the color scheme was black, gold and silver. It is always a challenge to design a masculine cake when you have been stripped ¬†of all possibility of 3D ideas or themes. No falling on the usually crutches of bows, flowers, etc. My next thought was to use fabric patterns. My client wanted simple so I couldn’t get all crazy either, however, I still wanted the design to standout as unique. I finally decided to let the “30” stand out as my focal point, which worked. This was a really good exercise for design. Not the greatest photo, but here it is, folks! We have now done a simple masculine birthday cake.