O.K. if you need a superstar of a cake to bring somewhere, and you want lavish praise and adulation, this one is IT. It is named the Hot Chocolate Cake and is from Fine Cooking Magazine. The crazy thing is this cake actually does remind me of the world’s best homemade decadent cup of hot cocoa.
This particular issue of Fine Cooking has been sitting on my nightstand, taunting me for months. Why I haven’t made it until now were those homemade marshmallows you see there. YES, those are homemade marshmallows…do I need to say that again for effect…HOMEMADE MARSHMALLOWS!!!! They frightened me.