Dobos Torte

Yield: one 8-inch torte Recipe: 120/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 168     This recipe is one that I have been avoiding for years. Every time I was looking for a beautiful and impressive dessert to make for a special occasion, I would look through the cookbook, come across the Dobos Torte and immediately think … Continue reading

Chocolate Hazelnut Buttercream

Yield: about 2 ½ cups buttercream Recipe: 119/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 170     For New Year’s Eve I offered to bring a dessert for our hosts since they were taking care of everything else. I wanted to make a beautiful-looking cake that would be tasty as well, and this is the chocolate hazelnut* … Continue reading