Wey became a teenager today, no more at that awkward 'tween' age. I've made almost all of my kids' birthday cakes and Wey was the fussiest. He'd go through my Wilton books and choose his cakes. One year it was a toadstool, another a porcupine, and I've done all those train and dinosaurs cakes. So when he wanted a chocolate cake this year, I was relieved. What kind, a dense or light chocolate cake? I asked, but inside I was going: please say dense, please say dense! He said "Dense." Great! I'm so tired of making that ever popular choc supermoist cake which is nice but a little too eggy and common for me.
His cake turned out as dense as a brownie, and he liked it! A typical boy, he said to me as he ate the cake, "I don't care for light cakes. They are just full of air!"
Dense chocolate cake with choc ganache frosting