The earthy flavor of mushrooms is offset by a luscious Gorgonzola cheese sauce. It is important not to substitute another type of blue cheese in this dish; the creamy quality of genuine Gorgonzola is necessary for the best results.
This is the kind of classic, all-American layer cake that birthday memories are made of. It's guaranteed to please a crowd.
To make an 8-inch layer cake, as featured on "Martha Bakes," use 1 teaspoon salt and finish with Mrs. Milman's Chocolate Frosting.
Adapted from "Martha Stewart's Baking Handbook."