Spice bread. Tea cake. Quick bread. Whatever you call it, this recipe has pedigree–and you don’t need to know its geneology to know this. One taste tells all.
Layers of delicate ladyfingers alternate with espresso-and-liqueur laced chocolate mousse. Drizzled over scoops of the cake is a lovely vanilla custard cream.
These chocolate mayonnaise cupcakes are rich and deeply chocolaty, and the caramel-butterscotch buttercream is, well, need we have to describe it? Utterly divine.