Jolly Roger Cake of the Pirate Rack Rachham with Cannon Balls

Black chocolate ganache covered dark chocolate cake with a marzipan Jolly Roger of Rack Rachham, with rum Cannon Balls. Continue reading

Marzipan People – Pixes for Cake Toppers

Recipes in this Post Marzipan Pixies From Other Posts Pixie Wings Double Header! Well, today you get a double header. There is a craft project and a great dinner you can try. Originally, I had the recipes for the Chicken Kabobs with Rice Pilaf and Yogurt Sauce in this post, but I decided they needed to shine on their own, and the marzipan pixies needed a page by themselves. As some of you know, I was making stuff for Noelle’s birthday and had at that point only made the pixie wings from hard candy. Now, I have completed the the pixies themselves out of marzipan. What is marzipan? Marzipan is mostly crushed almonds mixed with sugar. It differs from almond paste in that it is more firm, and more suitable for creating figurines. When I was growing up in Germany, there was a wonderful bakery that for Christmas, made the … Continue reading