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Wedding Cake Vanilla Italian Buttercream

Serious Eats Jacqueline Raposo Post a comment

This light and fluffy Italian meringue buttercream is slightly sweet and extremely workable. More

Chef Stephen Collucci's Vanilla Cake

Serious Eats Jacqueline Raposo Post a comment

This classic vanilla cake recipe from Chef Stephen Collucci is incredibly workable, with a sturdy but yielding texture and an incredible amount of flavor. More

How 3 of New York's Top Pastry Chefs Helped Me Make a Wedding Cake: Part Four

Jacqueline Raposo 11 comments

A bakery on a tiny island closes, and all of a sudden I have six weeks to pick professional brains, do a test run or two, pack up my kitchen, fly to St. Croix, and make a 3-tiered wedding cake for my oldest girlfriend. Here's Part Four of how it all happened. More

How 3 of New York's Top Pastry Chefs Helped Me Make a Wedding Cake: Part One

Jacqueline Raposo 7 comments

A bakery on a tiny island closes, and all of a sudden I have six weeks to pick professional brains, do a test run or two, pack up my kitchen, fly to St. Croix, and make a 3-tiered wedding cake for my oldest girlfriend. Here's Part One of how it all happened. More

Weekend Baking Project: Orange, Cardamom, and Pistachio Wedding Cakes

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

With their buttery, nutty, deliciously crumbly nature, wedding cakes are always a crowd pleaser. These up the ante with a burst of bright citrus and earthy cardamom. More

Same-Sex Weddings Lead to Same-Sex Wedding Cakes

Erin Zimmer 7 comments

Photograph from Sundogg on Flickr. What kind of wedding cake did the first Supreme Court-approved same-sex couple exchanging wedding vows in San Francisco enjoy earlier this week? A three-layer genoise sponge cake with black pepper-crème fraiche mousse, strawberries, raspberries and rosebud cream, garnished with multicolored Mt. Rainier cherries and wildflowers. Bay Area chef Elizabeth Falkner, author of Demolition Desserts, was behind the "Love Letter Cake," eaten on Monday after Mayor Gavin Newsome completed the union. Falkner admitted that cake sales at her restaurant and patisserie Citizen Cake, as well as wedding reception bookings at her other spot Orson, have already shot up now that California residents are able to engage in same-sex unions. Politics aside, bakery owners should consider placing... More

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