Although we choose not to celebrate Halloween I have been wanting to create a black velvet cake for awhile – and what better season to do it in?
I thought that black velvet would be elegant with snowy white frosting at a formal event, and look very contemporary with pink frosting for a birthday…. Since neither of those things were on my calendar I decided on Black Velvet Cupcakes with Orange Cream Cheese Filling and Frosting.
I always sort of struggle with variations on red velvet cake… I mean, to me red velvet is one flavor and pink velvet should be another..and black velvet should be another..they shouldn’t taste the same with different colors, you know? Continue reading