(Alt. title: What happens when I see a photo of a gorgeous dessert on a magazine cover.)
No sooner had the December issue of Sunset magazine landed in our mailbox when I declared, "I must bake that cake on the cover."
At the time, I had no occasion for such a glam dish. When CityMama asked who could bring dessert to a little Silicon Valley tweet up, I quickly volunteered. I spent most of Sunday in the kitchen, the boys (all three) sauntering in and out of the room, desperate for a taste of a key ingredient: white chocolate.
The photo of cake on the Sunset cover makes it appear that it would be quite difficult to make. On the contrary, it's easy to make. It just requires patience along with a couple pounds of butter and a dozen egg whites. (My arteries pumped furiously as I read the ingredients list.)Read More »from Dispatches from the test kitchen: Cranberry Obsession Snow Cake a la Sunset Magazine