1. Congratulations on becoming an aunt to a very handsome little boy. Your cake is a fantastic way to celebrate the occasion. I look forward to hearing more about your visit in posts to come.

    • Pang

      You are so sweet, Hilda. I will be sure to keep you updated. Thank you so much for stopping by & for your sweet comment πŸ™‚

  2. Whoa… I can’t believe how amazing this looks! There’s nothing better than caramel frosting and a little 0 candle?! Cutest thing ever. Congrats Pang!!!

    • Pang

      Awwww.. Thank you so so much, Cheryl. I am so glad you like the cake, and I totally agree about caramel buttercream.
      Thank you SO MUCH for your kind words πŸ™‚

  3. I can attest to the fact that this is a spectacular little cake — in look and taste! Thanks again for cooking a few delightful meals for us while we visited, Pang! You have a great talent. πŸ™‚

    • Pang

      Thank you so much, Anya. Lovely to have you & Dan, and so glad you guys enjoyed those weird meals I prepared πŸ˜›

  4. Congratulations Pang! I am sure you’ll be one of the best aunts in this world πŸ™‚ Your beautiful nephew will be spoiled with love and delicious treats. The cake looks amazing, perfect for this celebration! Enjoy your time there and cannot wait to hear more stories! xo

    • Pang

      I will be sure to keep you posted, Oana. Thank you SO SO MUCH for your kind words & for being here. πŸ™‚

  5. Congratulations Pang! He is truly precious. He is a lucky little one to have an aunt who will love him and shower him in delicious treats. Speaking of which, this cake is stunning topped with chocolate and caramel- a match made in heaven. I wish you much more happiness while on your trip, and send my best to both you and your family.

    • Pang

      What a sweet comment, Meghan; I really appreciate that very much. πŸ™‚
      Thank you so so much. xoxoxo

    • Pang

      Thank you so much, Nicole πŸ™‚
      It’s very sweet of you.

  6. Congratulations, Pang! Your nephew is adorable. The cake looks gorgeous and definitely a celebratory one.

    • Pang

      Thank you..Thank you..Thank you.. So glad you like them both, cake & my adorable nephew πŸ™‚
      It’s wonderful to have you here.

  7. hey nice to see that you’ve landed safely and congrats for being an aunty!! miss you my friend, and enjoy time with your family!

    • Pang

      I miss you, too Irene. So glad to hear from you and Thank you so much for checking back with me, my lovely friend πŸ™‚

      • This is an arlitce that makes you think “never thought of that!”

  8. Congratulations Pang! What a sweet, lovely baby.. You must be thrilled! What a beautiful way to celebrate his arrival! Have a lovely visit with your family!

    • Pang

      Thank you SO MUCH, Maria. You are so sweet. I am so excited to have him, and yes, he has been the centre of attention since he was born.

      So happy you are here πŸ™‚

  9. Pang, he’s a sweet little thing!! So cute πŸ™‚ I’m sure you spend the whole day just looking at him haha I was doing the same when my niece was born. I hope you’re well. I’m still travelling in Sicily, we are having wonderful time. Lovely pictures!! Hugs, xx

    • Pang

      Oh have a wonderful vacation, Marta. I am so happy you stop by during your vacation πŸ™‚
      He is so adorable, and I already love him dearly; you are right I have spent time looking at him for quite some time, too.

  10. Congrats Pang! How cute is your nephew??? That picture is very sweet… I hope your sister is doing well, I bet she has to be very tired but even very happy! The cake you’ve made looks amazing… How lucky are your relatives????

    • Pang

      Thank you SO MUCH, Margherita. You are so sweet and so right about my sister. We are so happy to have this precious little boy in our family, and I sure hope he will like my cake when he grows up. πŸ™‚
      Thank you SO MUCH for stopping by πŸ™‚

  11. Oh, congratulations Auntie! I was on the elevator into the hospital with my nephew was born….. he just wasn’t going to wait! Sounds like your little nephew is ready to be part of this world, too! He is so beautiful. What a perfect cake! I love the idea of caramel corn on top!

    • Pang

      I am so glad you like the idea of caramel popcorn on top. I hope my adorable nephew will like it, too. πŸ™‚
      Thank you so so so much for stopping by, Sophie. You are so sweet as always

  12. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous cake!!! And the 0 candle is perfection. Congrats, auntie!!!! :):) Hope you’re having a fantastic time in Thailand!

    • Pang

      Thank you so much, Cynthia. I am actually having a great time changing diapers & holding my nephew!!! HAHAHA

      I am so glad you like the cake, and that ‘0’ candle. You are so sweet πŸ™‚

  13. Ann

    Congratulations on the safe arrival of your newest family member na jar Pang!! I believe your little adorable nephew ‘ll bring in loads of joy, love and sweet memories in your life πŸ˜€

    Your works are always creative and wonderful. I can sense the love you put in all your beautiful works…..and please save some chocolate cake for me, but kindly don’t put the numbered birthday candles on. ei ei

    Glad to hear you’re having a great time in Thailand na!!

    • Pang

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  14. So nice! I was wondering if you had any tip(s) on keeping my choclate baked goods moist? I usually have a probelm with them drying out and I want to prevent that from happening again! Thanks πŸ™‚

    • Pang

      Hi Y.K., Actually I don’t really have any tips at all. Though if you make a cake, the batter needs to be beaten as little as possible, just to combine. For that, you will get a moist cake. πŸ™‚

  15. I am going to try this cake at our Christmas Dinner and will post at a later date on how it turned out….. P.S. You have a very handsome nephew!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

    • Pang

      Thank you SO MUCH for stopping by & hope to see you back ‘here,’ Jewel.
      Yes, please let me know how it goes πŸ™‚

    • Pang

      So happy you like it, Robert. Hope to see you back ‘here.’
      And Thank you so much for stopping by. πŸ™‚

  16. Lauren

    This is a beautiful cake and what a precious little nephew you have!! Just wondering if this cake can be make in 8″ cake pans instead of 6″ pans?

    • Pang

      Yes, it can, Lauren. Thank you SO MUCH for stopping by.
      Let me know how it goes πŸ™‚

  17. Gayla

    Are you on Pinterest?

  18. Michele

    Hello Pang,
    I wonder if you can suggest a replacement for the egg whites in the frosting? I am allergic to eggs and know a good egg substitute for the cake will be gelatin, but not sure about the frosting… whipped cream cheese, maybe?
    Looks delicious and can’t wait to try it!

    • Pang

      Hi Michele,
      I am so happy for your interest. I have never used any substitute for buttercream; therefore, I would not suggest any replacement.
      Though if you are allergic to eggs, I propose that you use this frosting below instead. It will definitely go well with the chocolate cake πŸ™‚

      Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting:
      8 oz cream cheese at room temperature
      2 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature
      1/4 cup powdered sugar
      3 oz premade caramel
      In the bowl of an electric mixer, whisk together the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Sift the powdered sugar over the bowl and whisk for a few seconds. Add the caramel and mix until completely incorporated.

      Hope it helps πŸ™‚

  19. Jetta

    What a sweet baby boy. Congrats auntie!! Cake looks amazing! Can’t wait to try baking this. Merry Christmas!

    • Pang

      Merry X’Mas, Jetta. Thank you so much for stopping by & leaving the comment.
      Hope to see you back ‘here’ soon. πŸ™‚

  20. G. Moore

    Can this cake be made in 9 inch pans?

    • Pang

      Hi G. Moore,
      You might have to double the recipe, and yes πŸ™‚
      Thank you so much for stopping. Hope to see you back ‘here’ soon. πŸ™‚

  21. Keith Jones

    I will be making this for the family over the holidays but curious what’s the other cute cake looks like blueberries….
    Beautiful baby πŸ™‚

  22. Luis

    This looks delicious…how do you get the frosting so white with the caramel sauce in it??? I would imagine it would color to a light tan…any way I will make this very soon…Thx for the post.

    • Pang

      Thanks for stopping by, Luis. So happy you are going to make it πŸ™‚

  23. Sharron Brossi

    I just want the recepie – not all the comments

    • Pang

      You got it via your e-mail πŸ™‚

    • Pang

      Thank you..Thank you..Thank you.. πŸ™‚

  24. blumemoritz

    the only thing that would make this recipe better is if there was a how to video would make things easier for someone who cant cook like me;)..i wil try it without looks delicious thanks for the hard work

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