• Make Brigadeiro Your New Cake Frosting

    Make Brigadeiro Your New Cake Frosting

    Brazil is home to many wonderful things, not least of which is the brigadeiro. Constructed almost entirely of sweetened condensed milk, the mixture is cooked until thick, and can easily be portioned into acorn-sized balls and covered with sprinkles. They’re a delicious, sweet treat, and their story could end there. But the brigadeiro has a…

  • The Best Chocolate Frosting Is A Whipped Ganache

    If I feel compelled to cut corners during the cake making process, I’m more likely to fake the cake than the frosting. Store-bought frosting is more easily detected than a boxed mix cake, and frosting is a touch easier of a project—you just have to whip a ganache.