Chocolate Layer Cake with Pumpkin Pastry Cream and Maple Bourbon Buttercream

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To finish off my 4-week long fondant cake decorating class, we were tasked with making a cake to cover in fondant and bring the uniced cake into class.  Seeing as Halloween was later that week, my class decided pumpkin cakes would be fitting to make as our final cake project.  Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Applesauce

To finish off my Apple Adventure, I made applesauce.  After all, what better way to demolish a large quantity of apples in a short amount of time?  Peel, sprinkle, heat, mash.  Done.  Four easy steps to success for this Slow-Cooker Applesauce.  Once again, I employed my wonderful sous-chef boyfriend to chop up apples, and the rest was a breeze.

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