Schwarzwälder Kirsch Trifle – Black Forest Trifle

Black Forest Trifle

I made this Black Forest Trifle for our family’s Christmas Eve dessert. A few years ago I made another trifle, but our mom said it wasn’t boozy enough. So this time, I used a LOT of rum! This recipe needs a round of day-old chocolate cake, either one from a mix, a one-bowl chocolate cake, […]

Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte – Black Forest Cake

Schwarzwälder kirschtorte - Black Forest Cake

Our mom is German so it’s no surprise that she loves Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte – Black Forest Cake. As a kid, I never really liked black forest cake because I hated maraschino cherries, and all the store-bought cakes seemed to be covered in them. What’s the point of eating a cake when you don’t like the main […]

Deconstructed Banana Split

Early this summer, Donatello told me he was in the mood for a banana split. We went for a classic one at Dutch Dreams and devoured it on the spot. Then one day he picked me up from class and suggested another round. Except he didn’t want the chocolate ice cream, and I didn’t really want the […]

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