Duet of black and white cakes

Duet of black and white cakes

Oceana, New York City

Editor's Note: Cool Plates is a new feature that showcases dishes from across the country to help inspire chefs’ creativity.

The dessert special for Valentine’s Day is pastry chef Jansen Chan’s interpretation of the Scandinavian princess cake and the British groom’s cake.

The princess cake is traditionally a sponge cake flavored with kirschwasser and topped with custard, whipped cream and marzipan, all formed into a dome and colored green with fo

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