Latest Chocolate cake Stories

2011-02-24 07:10:00

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- And the winner is...Casey's Cupcakes! Last night, the Southern California confection boutique was chosen as the winner on the wildly popular and highly competitive Cupcake Wars on the Food Network. The national recognition on Cupcake Wars caps off a busy and hugely successful month for Casey's Cupcakes. On February 14, Valentine's Day, Casey's Cupcakes opened its second location in Laguna Beach, Calif. The original Casey's Cupcakes is...

2010-03-23 08:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- From carpool chauffeur to breadwinner, breadbaker to PTA president, moms deliver outstanding performances every day. But when was the last time busy moms received thanks and recognition for their selfless efforts? The makers of Edwards® frozen desserts want to recognize and reward moms who deserve a little extra "me time" through the first-ever "Edwards Goes To"(TM) contest. From now through April 23, 2010, dessert-loving...

2009-12-07 08:47:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, bakers don't have time to make any mistakes. So how do you guarantee your cakes will rise and turn out perfectly? You start with a mix and doctor it up with fresh, seasonal ingredients. In THE CAKE MIX DOCTOR RETURNS! (Workman; October 2009; $15.95) Anne Byrn takes bakers boldly through the holiday baking and cookie swap season with 160 all-new, fast and foolproof recipes to transform ordinary cake mix...

2009-12-03 10:07:00

GREENDALE, Wis., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On Newsstands Now -- Anyone who has a sweet tooth or knows someone who does - which is to say most everyone - will love the December/January 2010 issue of Taste of Home: The best holiday cookies, spectacular prize-winning cakes, homemade marshmallows, caramels, brittle, and chocolate, chocolate, chocolate everywhere - 'tis the season for holiday treats! But the folks at Taste of Home know we cannot live by dessert alone. (Sorry!) So, for those...

2009-08-14 12:38:58

The choice of leavening agent is a key factor in the levels of cocoa anti-oxidant activity and flavanols in a baked product, U.S. researchers said. Scientists at The Hershey Co. and Brunswick Laboratories in Norton, Mass., found more than 85 percent of cocoa flavanols were preserved in recipes for chocolate frosting, hot cocoa drink and chocolate cookies. The scientists initially saw that 50 percent to 95 percent of the flavanols were lost in making chocolate cakes. After further...

2009-08-12 18:15:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Domino's(R) new Chocolate Lava Crunch Cakes, Domino's wanted to bring the lava, chocolate lava that is, to one of America's famous volcanoes, Mount St. Helens. With no Domino's locations in the area to deliver, Domino's decided to go extreme by hiring a local helicopter to bring in over 1,000 Chocolate Lava Crunch Cakes to tourists as they enjoyed breathtaking views of Mount St. Helens. "Chocolate Lava Crunch Cakes are unique and...

2009-03-09 10:23:00

LB Bistro & Patisserie opens along with Link@Sheraton Cafe at Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers CHICAGO, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- After winning the World Pastry Team Championship twice, Chef Laurent Branlard is taking on a new challenge and opening his first full-service dining venture. Located in the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, LB Bistro & Patisserie offers a complete breakfast, lunch and dessert menu built on the same concepts that have made Branlard one of the most...

2008-10-01 09:00:32

By THERESA CURRY By Theresa Curry Correspondent Eleanor Porambo has fit more into her lifetime than a city block full of most people. At the Norfolk Airport Hilton , staff members know her as "Miss Ellie," a sweet woman who brings homemade cakes, brownies and fudge to share with everyone. Porambo, 75, is a "journey ambassador." She welcomes guests and answers questions about the hotel's accommodations with friendly concern. She's tougher, though, than anyone might imagine. She's...

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