Easter Log Cake

Each year I try to come up with a creative dessert and more often than not, I’ll end up baking a cake. This year I baked a log cake (who says you can have a log cake only for Christmas) SnapseedEaster is a wonderful holiday, to me it represents everything new, fresh and bright. Spring has arrived, the flowers are starting to bloom, the birds are singing and the energy in the air seems to be one of happiness and hope. I decided to put in as many soft pastel colors to show the memories I had growing up around Easter time. SnapseedAs a child my Easter mornings were spent at church and then followed with a big celebration meal and of course our chocolate Easter eggs. This EasterLogCake will shine brightly on any dessert table. Using edible garnishes and decadent chocolate ganache, the cake is made to resemble a tiny tree log. SnapseedFor something so impressive, this recipe actually starts off pretty simple. A basic cake is baked in a jelly roll pan before being rolled up with chocolate ganache and white chocolate pudding. SnapseedCut into this cake to reveal a festive swirl, but the real fun part comes with decoration! These cute little figurines are made of Marzipan (all edible) SnapseedSnapseedSnapseedSnapseedAdd a little dash of magic to your baking and make a EasterLogCake its a new take on the traditional yule log and a great alternative to a traditional round cake! SnapseedSnapseedSnapseedSnapseedHAPPY EASTER!!

Recipe at EasterLogCake

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Sweet Ricotta Easter Cookies

Happy Easter!   Do you remember my MushroomCookies from Christmas? Well , these Easter cookies are image the distant cousins of those. They are made the same way as the mushroom cookies, their shape being the only difference. And since I love the mushroom ones so much, I never thought I would actually change the recipe.  But I have.  This recipe screams Easter and Spring with all of the vivid, beautiful colors. image You see, the mushroom cookies are perfect for the winter months. They are chocolaty and crunchy, the walnuts and the mushroom shape make them super festive and fit right into the cold scenery outside. These SweetRicottaEasterCookies are perfect for Spring and celebrating Easter. The cookies are made with zest of lemon and filled with infused orange Ricotta. For decorations I  dipped each cookie in Lemoncello Liqueur with a touch of  food coloring. I chose pink, yellow, purple, baby blue these colors imageare perfect  for Easter. image

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image They are soft, with just enough bite and crunch, they are moist, image aromatic and so very adorable.  image The orange infused ricotta captures the essence of the warmer season.  It is the perfect filling for these SweetRicottaEasterCookies and makes them a much lighter and fresher version of its winter cousins – MushroomCookies. image

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HAPPY EASTER!

Painting Bunny Easter Cake

Hippity Hoppity, I found the Easter Bunny and that means Easter is on its way! image   The Easter bunny is painting up a storm with artistic flare. He seems to be hard at work making sure all the eggs   image are painted in time for Easter.  One of my favorite ways to celebrate Easter is baking! Nothing says Happy Easter or Spring like a cake with bunnies.  This is a MarbleGanacheBundtCake and decorated with image eggs, image carrots, imagebunnies and all made from modelling chocolate.  Different Easter cake ideas is a must-have for celebrating image Easter day.  You can incorporate various designs image and patterns image in making the cake unique image and creative. image With a little bit of patience imageand imagination anything is possible. Baking a cake in a Bundt pan is an easy way to make for a pretty presentation!  This MarbleGanacheBundtCake  imageis soft and moist , swirls of chocolate and vanilla image ensures that everyone gets their favorite  flavor in every slice. image  

Easter Spring Cake

Bring spring blooms inside with this adorable, Easter Spring Cake. Each Easter I try to come up with a creative dessert, and more often than not, I end up baking a cake.  This year I decided to rely on my families ideas and thoughts. My kids were on the bunny cake idea and my husband and I… Continue reading Easter Spring Cake

Easter Oreos and Chocolate Eggs

Help out the Easter bunny this year!  Fill the Easter baskets with homemade sweets and chocolate. There’s no better way to say you care than by giving a home-made egg  this Easter , it will show you have put some thought and care.  Easy to make using Easter candy molds.  All you need is the… Continue reading Easter Oreos and Chocolate Eggs

Easter Bunny Cake

Spring is in the air and it’s almost time for Easter, and you know what that means? It is time to make an Easter Bunny Cake!   What’s Easter without a bunny. There’s no better way to decorate  your Easter baking than with this cute cheerful bunny.  This little bunny is made of fondant  and his carrot snacks  are… Continue reading Easter Bunny Cake

Kit Kat Easter Cake

This Kit Kat cake was made for Easter… Vanilla cake, custard filling, buttercream frosting, chocolate eggs, marshmallow chicks and Kit Kat bars for decorations.  KitKatCakeRecipe