Category Archives: Special Cakes

The Daring Bakers: Esterhazy Cake

Esterhazy Cake

For the month of January Jelena from A Kingdom for a Cake invited us to start this year with a dreamy celebration cake. She challenged us to make the Esterhazy cake a.k.a the Hungarian dream. What better way to start the year than with a sweet dream? Continue reading

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The Daring Bakers – Peanut Butter and Jelly Surprise Cake

Peanut Butter and Jelly Surprise Cake - Baking After Dark

For the July Daring Baker’s Challenge, Ruth from The Crafts of Mommyhood challenged us to bake a cake. But not just any cake; she asked us to add in a special surprise for our eyes as well as our taste buds! Continue reading

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Cantaloupe Yogurt Cake


Cantaloupe Yogurt Cake - Baking After Dark

It is summer and it is hot. By default, summer is the season of light meals and no-fuss cooking. And even though I see no reason why I shouldn’t crave a brownie or a piece of cake, every now and then I need something easy and gentle to satisfy my carb need, when it kicks in. You know, like when you are completely submerged into some work and all of a sudden, you just NEED something sweet? Does it happen to you? Am I sick? Continue reading

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Cherry Mousse Chocolate Cake

Cherry Mousse Chocolate Cake - Baking After Dark

Life ain’t fair. For example this is one of the best cakes I’ve had in a long time, yet the pictures didn’t turn out as I intended. At all. I was in a rush and I had to take them quickly. Here is a word of advise from me: Don’t take pictures under pressure unless you really know what you are doing! Continue reading

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No-Bake Cheesecake

No Bake Cheesecake-6

We had a very long holiday in the beginning of May. Six days off from work. Too bad it’s over now, and going back to work seems harder than ever.

The vision of our June vacation is still very blurry, but it helps me get through the first working days. Continue reading

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