Wednesday, November 25, 2009

For Richard on his 60th birthday

My mother-in-law asked me if I could make the cake for my brother-in-law's birthday party. I was so glad to have been asked because he is one the most awesome people I know! I kept thinking about what kind of cake I should make, what should I make, what should I make..... So, I asked him. Richard said " I would love chocolate on chocolate - dark on dark.... , can you have a dark chocolate fudgey type of "thing" between the layers...." Yay! I love chocolate cake! So I made a dark chocolate cake pound cake with chocolate chips mixed in and dark chocolate butter cream frosting.I then poured chocolate ganache all over the top and let it drip down the sides. I filled the cake with the same. I piped it with a dark and light chocolate butter cream. In case you are wondering about the placement of the dots on the side of the cake, I just followed the flow of the chocolate. This had to be the best chocolate cake on the face of the earth! Richard loved it!

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