I made my first frosted classic cake a month ago and it was one of the better things I've ever baked, but it took a lot of time to get just right. This past weekend I was in charge of making dessert for a dinner party and wanted something that looked and tasted special, but wouldn't take the entire day to prepare. I went with my dad's Chocolate Rum Cake (variation here); an insane merging of chocolate, butter, and rum that takes mere minutes to make and is one of the most decadent ways to end a meal.
Chocolate Lava Cake
For someone who's passionate about almost every kind of dessert, I'm impressed that I can actually narrow down a favorite. But then again, chocolate molten cake is about as perfect a dish you can imagine. It's pure decadence, but in an appealingly compact size that's seductive ...read more