For dessert, well, I wasn't sure what I wanted to do while shopping at the grocery store. Then I thought, "Oh! I have supplies for chocolate cake." Rosey Little Things has an absolutely wonderful recipe that I first saw here. Dark chocolate cake, fluffy white frosting, and berries! I figured I would do my mother's cake frosting recipe to plop on top of the cake.
I bake the cake, with a few minor adjustments, such as a bit less flour since all I had was wheat and it takes more moisture than white. Perhaps she uses wheat flour, the texture was so wonderful.
Well, it became a fluffy, grainy, eggy, criscoy concoction. I didn't want to put it on the stove in fear of burning it and then having to go back to the store, but finally I headed to the mental suggestion. As I mixed like crazy I realized "oh yea! glaze, take off heat right before boiling point." And so that's what I did.
And I poured the glaze over the cake (after dealing with cracks and holes missing in the layers) and garnished it with berries. I wanted leaves just like Rosy Little Things Blog so I went to the garden to pick some Basil. Wasn't sure if basil was desert herb. Later our friend told us was. And here was the result.
Special thanks to husband for taking the pictures.