Cake & Ice Cream {Cocktails}

In addition to Labor Day, we were also able to celebrate Erin’s {belated} birthday while she was here! We went to McGuire’s for dinner and then came back home for cake and cocktails.  The cocktails were super easy and super delicious….I just put a raspberry sorbet popsicle in each glass along with a shot of St. Germain and topped it off with champagne.  So fruity and perfect with cake!
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Inspired by this cake, but knowing that boxed cake mix (and icing!) was definitely more my speed, I tried my first “un-iced”cake.  I just used 1 box of chocolate cake mix split between two 9 inch pans and two containers of whipped butter cream icing.  I mixed chocolate chips in one container of icing and used that for my icing in the center.  I also coated each layer of cake with a layer of caramel sauce.  Topped with flowers and fruit, and ta-da, a not-so-typical birthday cake!
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