Panforte, The spices are what make it unique, a Tuscan gingerbread. Its pungent and honeyed smell is for me the true scent of Christmas, along with that of almonds and orange peel of ricciarelli. In love with paneforte, easy to make and a great through the mail gift
Christmas cake with pecan marzipan (I like the sounds of that!!) and brandy butter icing - BBC Food
old-fashioned eggless chocolate cake with balsamic strawberry-and-cream filling. flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, salt, water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla extract for the cake. cream, strawberries, sugar, balsamic vinegar, vanilla bean, and powdered sugar for the filling. and of course dark chocolate and cream for the ganache. because ganache.