Tag Archives: Cake Recipes

Cinnamon Candy Baby Cakes


By Libbie Summers from my book Sweet and Vicious-baking with attitude, Rizzoli Photography by Chia Chong  Model: Anna Heritage There’s something about a girl holding a cinnamon candy small cake topped with a hand cut paper heart that screams Valentine’s Day. Hot and Heavy Baby Cakes with Kiss Me Frosting yields 4 triple-layer baby cakes/serves Read More »

Grapefruit Meringue Cakes


Recipe and Styling by Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong Food Stylist’s assistant: Candace Brower  Something simple and still a bit fussy for a perfect dinner party dessert. Kind of a poor man’s Baked Alaska –if Baked Alaska was cool.  Grapefruit Meringue Cakes makes 6 jumbo muffin size cakes  What you need: 3 cups cake flour 3 teaspoons Read More »

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Pepita Brittle Shard


By Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong There is no other cake that brings as much drama to a dinner party! Trust me, I’ve tried. For extra fun, I let my guests finish the decorating at the table when the cake is presented. Just sit down the frosted cake with a little brittle shard on Read More »

The REAL Gooey Butter Cake


By Libbie Summers from her book, The Whole Hog Cookbook (Rizzoli) Photography by Anna Heritage If it involves a boxed cake mix, it’s NOT a real Gooey Butter Cake. This yeast based crusted square of all things good and holy is an original. A St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake. No fake. Less Sweet. Perfection. No-Fake Read More »

Valentine’s Day Dessert


By Libbie Summers  Photography by Chia Chong Recipe originally posted on Salted and Styled Enter the Broken Heart Cake. There were years in my life when I felt Valentine’s Day was overrated…even in those days, there was always something sweet to eat like this cinnamon vanilla cake covered in copper colored buttercream frosting, broken candy Read More »

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