Decadent chocolate cake & being a ghostbaker again #cakefriday

chocolate cake with macarons

Michael need a ghostbaker again for work. Okay, I bake a chocolate cake for you, honey! The theme of this season’s office baking competition is chocolate cake. I decided I wanted a layered cake with raspberry filling, creamy chocolate mousse frosting inside and some chocolate (vanilla) whipped cream to frost the whole cake with.

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Michael’s bday cake: moist carrot cake w/ cream cheese frosting & vanilla whipped cream #cakefriday

layered carrot cake Karottenkuchen

For the cake 1 egg 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup veggie oil 1/2 cup ground hazelnuts 1/3 cup pistacios 1 cup all pupose flour 1 cup buckwheat flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 lb grated carrots 1/4 cup milk (cow,soy or almond)

spices: salt, nutmeg, cinammon, vanilla pistacios for decorating 1/4 . . . → Read More: Michael’s bday cake: moist carrot cake w/ cream cheese frosting & vanilla whipped cream #cakefriday

Hugo Cocktail Macarons #cakefriday

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Macarons haben mein Herz gestohlen und ich kann im Moment nicht die Finger von diesen kleinen Köstlichkeiten lassen. Ich habe vor zwei Wochen einen Kurs zu diesem Backthema im Dessert Haus Wöllstein in München gemacht. Dort ging es um die Basics und es war sehr gut zu sehen und zu fühlen, was eine richtige & . . . → Read More: Hugo Cocktail Macarons #cakefriday

My love affair with Macarons! esskunst vs. Food #cakefriday

purple macarons

I have many books and magazines that tried to teach me how to bake Macarons.These Italian/ French sweet little creations with a crispy meringue shell and a tasty rich cream filling.

Kilos of powdered sugar, ground almonds, tubes of food coloring and some pounds on Michael’s hips later I have finally conquered my latest baking . . . → Read More: My love affair with Macarons! esskunst vs. Food #cakefriday

#Cakefriday Blogger Party 15/2014

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Vegan Ombre Cake with Vanilla Lemon Frosting #cakefriday

Vegan Ombre Cake Kuchen

I like to bake. But I am not an experienced vegan baker. Well, that needs to change. Here is my latest vegan recipe for a vegan ombre cake. I really love the look of these cakes. They look so pretty! Do you have an ombre cake on your blog? Share a link in . . . → Read More: Vegan Ombre Cake with Vanilla Lemon Frosting #cakefriday

Red Velvet Cupcakes w/ Skinnier Oreo Buttercream Frosting #cakefriday

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red velvet cupcake with oreo buttercream frosting

My better half Mr. JustAnotherPen loves OREO cookies and as a little pre Valentine’s Day treat I made these Red Velvet Cupcakes for him today. I know these cupcakes are a classic but here in Germany they are not as popular. Although American bakery is becoming more . . . → Read More: Red Velvet Cupcakes w/ Skinnier Oreo Buttercream Frosting #cakefriday

Triple Layer Cheesecake for Cheesecake Lover’s #cakefriday week 2/2014

Triple Layer Cheesecake - Käsekuchen

Michael and I love cheesecakes and I wanted to bake a cheesecake with a twist to it for a long time. And here it is ready for the 2nd #cakefriday edition of 2014.

The cake is also on the less sugary side as we both don’t like our cakes to be too sweet. If you . . . → Read More: Triple Layer Cheesecake for Cheesecake Lover’s #cakefriday week 2/2014

The Esskunst #CAKEFRIDAY Recipe Scrapbook Project

recipe scrapbook

Hi guys,

for this year I am finally doing something that I have been wanting to do for such a long time: creating a traveling #cakefriday recipe scrapbook and taking my #cakefriday project around the world!

If you like to participate, link up your blog or website below or just email me at . . . → Read More: The Esskunst #CAKEFRIDAY Recipe Scrapbook Project

Little Chestnut Tarts with Chocolate Ganache #cakefriday 01/2014

Maronen Törtchen - Chestnut Tart

Finally, esskunst is back in baking business! HAPPY NEW YEAR to all of you! I really missed you! I hope that I will have more time to get baking, cooking and most of all posting my recipes on here more frequently as I have been during the last months. My regular job got most of . . . → Read More: Little Chestnut Tarts with Chocolate Ganache #cakefriday 01/2014