Originally posted October 3, 2009
Tonight, I am eating leftover Birthday cake. Pepper made it for me. Its chocolate. Its flourless. And Its got real zip.
Wanna know why? Its loaded with ground cardamom, pepper, and cayenne—and leaves a little heat on the tongue.
Let’s begin at the beginning. First, there was Dilletante Chocolate and gobs of butter:
Then there was fresh ground cardamon and pepper:
And then there were gorgeous figs:
Here is Pepper making this divine Birthday cake for me, stirring in all the goodness:
There was a warm sauce of blueberries (that popped with heated glee when cut into). In the end, there were candles too. It was a cake masterpiece to me.
Sing a song of Birthdays
Full of fun and cheer
And may you keep on having them
For many a happy year.
Thank you, Pepper.