Photo: Heather Hands
Heather Hands, of the Saveur award-winning blog Flourishing Foodie, lives with her husband and her Labradoodle, Ody, in Seattle. There, she develops a variety of recipes, from Salted Caramel Bundt Cake to Creamy Avocado Pasta. Aside from being a photographer and excellent cook, Hands is also a registered dietician; She believes in eating healthy 80 percent of the time and indulging the other 20 percent.
Which brings us to #cakeoftheday.
Hands layers this chocolate cake with ganache and tops it with fresh flowers. Her pro tip: Do not underestimate the amount of time it takes to ice a cake with chocolate buttercream frosting, especially when it’s in a scalloped pattern like this one.