I am a big fan of cooking shows, especially those on baking. I found this recipe a few months ago from Cake Boss & now it's all I use for my sponge cakes. The secret to this cake being Light & Fluffy is the beating of the eggs. Don't rush that step.
"no-fail" caramel sauce from the Cake Boss himself, Buddy Valastro! This recipe only take 4 simple ingredients. http://www.recapo.com/rachael-ray-show/rachael-ray-recipes/cake-boss-buddys-caramel-cream-sauce-recipe-cream-cheese-frosting/
Buddy's Best Cookies (from Baking with the Cake Boss and Cake Boss): 10 Delicious Cookie Recipes from the Cake Boss for the Holidays -- and Any Occasion! by Buddy Valastro, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B009CGE54U/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_UvZzsb0TTPR1R
Chocolate Ganache INGREDIENTS 1 c. heavy cream, 9 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped, 1 T. light corn syrup. PREPARATION: 1. Put the heavy cream in a saucepan and set over medium-high heat. As soon as it begins to simmer, remove the pot from the heat. Add the chocolate and stir with a wooden spoon to melt the chocolate. Stir in the corn syrup. 2. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for about 1 hour. If using for filling, soften ...