Sweet Lady Jane is one of the best spots for dessert in L.A. and my favorite treat they make is their triple berry shortcake. It has three tiers of yellow cake with a different berry tucked inside each whipped cream layer (I used strawberries, blackberries, and raspberries). It's surprisingly light and fluffy and the ideal thing to make for a summer barbecue. I didn't use a recipe, but simply used a box mix for the cake and topped it off with homemade whipped cream frosting (recipe here).
There are certain occasions that require celebration cakes. They look like a party on a plate, with fun colors, lots of sprinkles, and each bite has the ideal amount of frosting. On the last day of 2011, I felt it a good time to bake up something special to bring us into the ...read more