I made a chocolate cake that I posted about before on this blog ( click HERE the recipe )
This cake is my favourite as far as chocolate cakes go. It has Lindt 70% chocolate, hot coffee and buttermilk in the batter that bakes up super moist and rich.
To ice this lovely cake, I decided to make the ultimate in frostings: Italian meringue buttercream. It is so dreamy, creamy smooth and delicious!
I used this recipe HERE for the buttercream. I was inspired by the super talented cake master Yolanda Gampp. Usually I make a traditional American style buttercream with icing sugar and butter but after watching her channel I thought I'd step it up for this special cake. If you haven't checked out her YouTube channel before and love to cake, you will LOVE her work. She posts a new video every Tuesday.
|Bowl of goodness|
|I cut out a 6in circle out of fondant that I tinted ivory to write the birthday message|