Sunday, September 12, 2010
This week's Project Pastry Queen recipe was a doozy. This was one of the first desserts that jumped out at me while flipping through The Pastry Queen for the first time, and I eagerly awaited an opportunity to make a cake that contains 5 sticks of butter, 2 pounds of chocolate, 9 eggs, and 3 cups of heavy cream. The opportunity presented itself back in March, for my wonderful mother-in-law's birthday. I honestly have no idea why I never blogged it - I guess the pictures got lost somewhere and somehow - somehow - I forgot about this insane cake.
Well, thanks to the fabulous Sarah of 20-Something Cupcakes, I'm finally getting around to blogging it, and I have to say, its about time. This is the perfect cake for a special occasion (such as a chocoholic's birthday). I was a little intimidated to make this because of the multiple steps and components, but it wasn't difficult at all. If I recall, the only glitches I ran into was transferring the layers of cake - one of them broke, but I just put it together in the cake and sealed the cracks with a little extra truffle filling. No big deal there! :-)
Thanks again to Sarah for forcing me to finally blog this cake. Check out her blog for the full recipe - now I'm off to search the picture archives, and see what other lost recipes I may have waiting!
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