Saturday, December 27, 2008

Birthday Dessert

For dessert my stepdad picked up a cake from a local bakery, a framboisier:


... which is three layers of dark chocolate cake and chocolate truffle topped with fresh fruit:


Here's the cake after we'd tucked into it:


It was very rich, which made the fruit a nice counterpoint.
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10 comments:

  1. That's just beautiful! What a wonderful way to celebrate a birthday!

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  2. Oh my - that looks amazing! What a great looking cake to celebrate with!

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  3. That cake looks divine. I cannot imagine that you got that at a bakery! What a treat.

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  4. Now I want summer fruit!! ;)

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  5. Julie - Isn't it a gorgeous cake? :)

    Joelen - I was really impressed with it.

    scmom - It's a great bakery. We got our wedding cake from the same place and they did an amazing job. Truly gorgeous.

    RIL - Hey! Yeah, I know...I can't wait for summer fruit.

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  6. WOW - that makes my mouth water. I NEED one of those.

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  7. Oooh, now that is my kind of cake!

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  8. Happy new Year (it's a bit belated, I know!). That cake looks really delicious - did you have it for breakfast the next day too or did it all go too quickly? :P

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  9. May love and laughter light your days,
    and warm your heart and home.
    May good and faithful friends be yours,
    wherever you may roam.
    May peace and plenty bless your world
    with joy that long endures.
    May all life's passing seasons bring
    the best to you and yours!

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