• Gingerbread Cake with Maple-Mascarpone Whipped Cream

    4 days ago - By Williams Sonoma

    The addition of Guinness stout and dark molasses gives this triple-layer gingerbread cake rich, dark flavor. But what really sets this dessert up for the holidays are the cutout gingerbread cookie decorations, rosemary sprig “trees” and a snowy dusting of confectioners' sugar. Get a head start by making the cookies and cake a day in advance, then assemble just before serving.
    Gingerbread Cake with Maple-Mascarpone Whipped Cream
    For the gingerbread cookies :
    4 Tbs. unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 3 Tbs. molasses 1 egg yolk 1 cup all-purpose...
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