Battenberg Cake

Southern Living Test Kitchen

The Southern Living Test Kitchen has been publishing recipes since 1970, four years after the first issue of Southern Living Magazine appeared on newsstands. The Southern Living Test Kitchen team includes a team of professionals with deep expertise in recipe development, from pastry chefs and grilling experts to nutritionists and dietitians. Together, the team tests and retests, produces, styles, and photographs thousands of recipes each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen facility located in Birmingham, Alabama.



Happy Accidental Bumpy Cake

A Beloved Treat, Born from a Happy Accident German confectioner Fred Sanders Schmidt first opened up his confectionary in Chicago, but that venture was short-lived, as it was a casualty of the Great Fire in 1871. Sanders and his wife, Rosa landed in Detroit, where he reopened for business in 1875. Sanders Confectionery has been […]

happy accidental birthday, bumpy cake. — I didn’t have my glasses on….
Chocolate Poems

The Chocolate Baker

The Chocolate Baker is a lady of stature so grand

She bakes the best cookies and cakes over the lands

Other bakers dishes are tasteless and utterly bland

Sensationally goodness are the works from her hands


Miraculous wonders from her oven every day appear

Close to my palate her talents have become very dear

Cakes, brownies, fudge, puddings and chocolate pies

Scrumptious delectable aromas bring tears to my eyes


As Chocolate is a part of my menu almost every day

Living near the bakery would be a wise choice I’d say

So a house I found with a little effort and a little labor

Now the Chocolate Baker, a grand lady is my neighbor

Author Eileen Clark 


Chocolate Cake

Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse Cake

This amazing cake was created by Christine, She says, “This Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse Cake has a dense, chocolate cake bottom, followed by a peanut butter mousse layer, a chocolate mousse layer, and topped with chocolate ganache, It is rich, decadent, and all around amazing.”