Making Martha’s Cakes – Easy, No Butter Chocolate Cake (Cake #13)

This is a great cake for a young person who doesn’t have a lot of experience baking. Not having to use butter and eggs keeps the entire situation a little tidier. Mom or dad can handle the ganache, while the little ones whisk the wet and dry ingredients togethers. Everyone can play a part, and the kid will feel like a real champ when this baby comes out to the dining room table.

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Making Martha’s Cakes – Devil’s Food Cake with Seven-Minute Frosting (Cake #11)

Michael and I agree: Martha Stewart’s Devil’s Food Cake with Seven-Minute Frosting is the best cake I’ve made from Martha’s book so far.  Not only was this devil’s food cake a rich, decadent, mile-high mountain of fudge-flavor-moistness, there was an extra flavor boost that sprung out of a frosting fail.

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