Nailed it or failed it? The Infamous Crêpe Cake

Nailed it or failed it? The Infamous Crêpe Cake

A few months ago I saw a cake on the cover of Canadian Living that looked absolutely divine. This cake is atypical because it is made with alternating layers of crêpes and cream. Come on, how awesome is that!? I have been talking about making this cake for awhile now and all I needed was the perfect occasion to make such a fancy cake. Such an occasion came about the other week since my mom was having a milestone birthday. Check out the recipe below to read about how hard (or not) it was to make this cake.

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Red Velvet Cake -- What's all the hype about?

Red Velvet Cake -- What's all the hype about?

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In a post this week featured on Refinery29, a writer discussed their dislike for red velvet cake. In short, the writer seems to feel that red velvet cake is nothing more than chocolate cake with a huge amount of red food colouring thrown into it. We have to say that we disagree! Over here at the Domestic PhD our mouths are melting just at the thought of eating red velvet cake. Although you can't always quite pinpoint the flavour of the cake, who doesn't want a smooth, chocolately cake smothered with cream cheese or buttercream frosting!? What is with all the hype you ask? Let us break it down for you.

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