Christmas Baking

Ahh, Christmas time.  The air is crisp, the lights are bright and my sugar high runs  through the New Year.  Every year I like to bake up a few treats to give to coworkers.  This year I decided to try my hand at fudge (amazing!) and Snickerdoodles (a classic).  Now, coming from an Italian household,…

Here Comes the Cake

So the chocolate seashells I posted last week were a big hit. And the cake and surprise bridal shower went off without a hitch. Here is the final cake- three layers of all-butter vanilla pound cake, filled with lemon curd (thanks Trader Joe’s!) and frosted with a salted vanilla buttercream. The decorations? White chocolate molded…