Vanilla Trifle with Blueberries, Chocolate Cake, and Vodka

Vanilla Trifle with Blueberries and Chocolate Cake

     Trifle is such an easy dessert that I can’t really take credit for a recipe. So, this is the collection of ingredients that we had on hand: chocolate pound cake, vanilla custard, vanilla whipped cream, whipped cream-flavoured vodka, and wild blueberries. All of these ingredients are tasty on their own, but together they nicely complement […]

Matcha Swiss Roll Birthday Cake

Matcha Swiss Roll Birthday Cake

I have been baking my own birthday cakes since I was about 13 years old, and in the past several years I have insisted on making birthday cakes for my family too. This year I made Tomiko a White Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake  and I made our brother Karlos a Chocolate Turtle Layer Cake, and I […]

How To Make Real Whipped Cream

Real whipped cream beats any of that stuff that comes from a can (pun intended). As a kid, though, I didn’t know any better, and I would get a can of whipped cream in my stocking at Christmas! Then we visited our Oma in rural Germany, and she showed me the real deal. Cakes in Germany […]

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