Tasty Wedding Cakes

Chocolate isn’t the conventional choice, but who could resist these rich, velvety swoops of buttercream icing slathered on golden layers of cake? The best buttercreams are made from the classic recipe: fresh butter, granulated sugar and egg yolks. Melted chocolate and fruit purées can be added to enhance the flavor. To avoid grittiness and over-sweetening, seasoned bakers double the amount of butter to sugar.

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