Margarita Cookies

Truth be told, I was a tad wary of this recipe – I’ve tried making cookies from there before, with disappointing results. This time, however, I was quite pleased.

Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Icing

This is just a dark chocolate cake made from a mix. It’s good, but the main thing I wanted to do with this was make a belated-birthday cake for a friend. I didn’t want to just do a regular buttercream, so I made a raspberry buttercream. I made two cakes, and used red food dye to darken it, and have it be the center filling. The grey-ish icing is raspberry as well, just darkened with black dye. The design on the top was dyed string icing, and though it’s messy, I feel like it made the image more realistic…..