“THE VERY PINK OF PERFECTION.” Oliver Goldsmith
May I just start off by telling you how much I LOVE pink desserts?! So when Paloma of The Coffee Shop, and leader of The Cake Slice bakers told us that The Pink Cake was up next, I was delighted. It most definitely is….a very pink perfection! The book we are baking from is Vintage Cakes by Julie Richardson. And this particular cake is an original of hers and one that is featured at her bakery, Baker & Spice. Pink to me is such a shabby chic vintage color. And so this recipe fits really well into this book of retro cakes.
This is a rich, moist but light chocolate cake surrounded by a silky Swiss buttercream. How does the buttercream get it’s beautiful pink color? [Read more...]