Making Martha’s Cakes – Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting (Cake #7)

This is a moist, rich and velvety cake, perfect for my friend Juliet’s birthday. I added some candy roses and sprinkles to the top, and some macarons to the sides to push it over the top, as all birthday cakes for people you love should be.

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Making Martha’s Cakes – Two-Colored Squash Loaf Cake (Cake #6)

Now that I’ve made it, I can tell you that even though it’s not going to end up one of my favorites, Michael absolutely adored this cake.  When I asked him to describe his thoughts on the cake with 5 words, here’s where he went:

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Red Velvet Swirl Brownies or “THE WORST DAMN JOB IN HOLLYWOOD”

I truly thought taking the blame was part of my job. I worried that the rest of my career would be this unsatisfying, this degrading. Whenever I saw Dixie Carter on television, I wanted to hang myself.

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