The New and Improved Mary Todd Lincoln Vanilla Almond Cake Recipe

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A rich and buttery vanilla almond cake made from scratch with fine quality ingredients just like an old-fashioned Seduction Cake — and it needs no frosting! ooohh! Continue reading

Old-fashioned Holiday Cake Frosting Recipe and a Berry-Berry Filling

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Looking for the best classic old-fashioned cream frosting for your holiday cake? We’ve got you covered in vintage cake style. And how about a holiday cake filling made with cranberries, strawberries and buttercream, oh yeah! Pure white cake and frosting elegance with a sweet double berry filling — that’s what special old-fashioned holiday celebrations are all about. Continue reading

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River House Whipped Cream Cake Recipe

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Our Vintage Whipped Cream Cake recipe is a simple and delicate holiday cake filled with a sweet filling of pureed cranberries, strawberries and buttercream (that we call Berry-Berry Filling). It’s frosted in classic style with an old-fashioned silky Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting. What could be more charming for your holiday festivities than a simple and elegant homemade classic? Continue reading

Hibiscus Syrup and Hibiscus Vanilla Custard Recipe

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For the series finale of this double-decker vintage Italian Lovesong Cake, we come to the highly unusual and ever-so-fascinating Hibiscus Vanilla Custard recipe that crowns the Italian Sour Cream Cheesecake that is wrapped in a homemade cookie crumb crust — that sits atop a vintage Boiled Milk Cake frosted with White Chocolate & Cream Cheese Frosting, presented with the recipe and instructions for homemade Hibiscus Sweet Syrup. Continue reading

Italian Sour Cream Cheesecake for the Italian Lovesong Cake

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Old school fancy elegant Italian Sour Cream Cheesecake recipe wrapped in a homemade cookie crust for the double-decker Italian Lovesong Cake! Continue reading

Boiled Milk Cake for The Italian Lovesong Cake

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The Italian Lovesong Cake — a cake-upon-cake cake with an old-fashioned Boiled Milk Cake (Torta di Latte Caldo) on the bottom, double-decked with an elegant cheesecake (Torta di Latte Formaggio) that is wrapped in a Ladyfinger Cookie Crumb Crust, and dolloped center stage with a wildly unique Hibiscus Custard. Continue reading

Serving The Casanova Charlotte Russe

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The Casanova Charlotte…an elegant Genoese Sponge Cake filled with Heirloom Frosting, topped with Wild Blackberry Baviaran Cream and wrapped in a double fence of homemade Ladyfingers! Recipe and step-by-step photos in a 4-part series. Continue reading

Marco Polo Cake

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An Italian caramelized profiterole cake made with 100 petite choux pastry puffs filled with sweet mascarpone, ricotta and whipped cream. Each cream-filled puff is dipped in homemade caramel sauce then stacked into a magnificent hollow dome, drizzled with candied caramel sauce and swirled with strands of angel hair caramel. Continue reading