Tuesday, June 2, 2009

TWD- Cinnamon Squares

I've been wanting to make this for a while- the picture in the book looks AMAZING. A moist cake with a chocolate ribbon in the middle, topped with shiny chocolate frosting. I would probably eat bugs if they were topped with shiny chocolate frosting. Anyway, this recipe did not disappoint. The cinnamon flavor is warm and breakfast-y, while the chocolate makes it more of a dessert. I halved the recipe and made mine in a 6" round pan.My chocolate layer wasn't pronounced like the picture in the book, and it was more at the bottom than in the middle, but you could still taste it. I actually used a chopped milk chocolate bar with macadamia nuts for the chocolate layer. Even though I don't normally like nuts in desserts, I thought the macadamia nuts added a lot to the cake.
You should go to Tracey's blog IMMEDIATELY for the recipe!

12 comments:

  1. I bet those macadamia nuts were fabulous in this.

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  2. Good idea to make it with a macadami nut bar! I bet the 6" size was soooo cute!

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  4. Cute little cake! Halving the recipe was a good idea, because I really put a hurting on the whole cake! Too darned good.

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  5. oh my! That looks so good! It makes me want to bake!

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  6. Your cake looks awesome! Wasn't this delicious?!

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  7. Sinking doesn't matter as long as it tastes good! still looks pretty too

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  8. Your mini Cinnamon Squares cake looks soo inviting! The frosting looks super shiny and there's a lot of it! I'm not sure if I would eat bugs topped with shiny chocolate frosting but I'd give it a try with your frosting! =)

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  9. Thanks for baking with me this week! The picture totally sucked me into choosing this recipe :) Glad you liked it so much!

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  10. Amen to the shiny chocolate frosting!
    Looks great.

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  11. UUU!!! Nuts. Great addition. Cake looks really good.

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  12. Your cake looks great! I think I would have liked milk chocolate in this better. I thought the dark chocolate was just too much!

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