Thursday, November 18, 2010

I'm thankful for traditions...

Next week is Thanksgiving, which means the turkey trot. This year is the first year Momma T is participating – GO MOMMA!

Thanksgiving, that reminds me… I’m going to try and reprise my baking of this crepe cake. This time, however, I know the pitfalls and my expections of final presentation are much lower.
AND, I will do my research.

Luckily, I found this lovely blogger that was also enchanted into attempting the Martha confection. The blogger, self proclaimed Cream Puff, was disappointed in Martha's recipe so she tracked down the original crepe cake recipe from a famous NYC bakery, Lady M Cake Boutique. After baking both the MS and the original recipe from Lady M’s, Cream Puff claims the original kicks Martha’s crepe cake’s ass!

The only problem….the original recipe lacks a key saliva-inducing ingredient CHOCOLATE.
Now my dilemma-
 Do I attempt to tackle the original recipe, staying true to proven success? Do I stray not far from the path and find a way to work in some coco confection? Do I give Martha another chance now that I am older, wiser and know what the pitfalls are?

What do you think I should do?

8 comments:

Mandy Terrett said...

I loved the martha one! Could the other one be better?!?!......

MAKE BOTH

Marci said...

um no.

Linda said...

I think you make a Marci cake - which would be a hybrid of the two. Who are "they" to tell you that you should follow a recipe?

monkers27 said...

GO on with your bad self linda. What a great idea. Then when it's a hit you have only you to thank. and if it's a flop - i'll blame linda.

Marci said...

I'm liking the idea. Crepes from one, hazelnut creme and chocolate ganache from the other.

If i remember, the Martha crepes were rubbery.

mark said...

I thought it was really good but just couldn't stand up on it's own!

Momma T said...

All I can say is I can't wait to get my

Momma T said...

All I can say "Little Bit" is I can't wait; what is the big deal with Chocolate anyway. Ha - just waiting for the reaction