Honey Sesame Cake with Tahini and Chocolate Buttercream: A Piece of Cake #25

I made this for a birthday, but you can make it for any day.

I just want to start by addressing the elephant in the room: This was the cake I posted on Instagram weeks ago and asked you all to guess what was on top. A lot of you guessed that it was some kind of meat. Like, a surprising amount of people. I am thrilled to reveal that this is not, in fact, a meat cake. It’s so much better.

This weekend, my grandmothe…

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