Christmas Goodies

I can't believe I had enough in me after these to make more sugar cookies! For our friends, I made some simple sugar cookies with royal icing. For other friends, I made Bakerella's cake pops, covered in white and red candy melts and painted them with gold luster dust.

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Happy Birthday, Beansy!

Beansy's 3rd Birthday was spent in Utah since it's right before Christmas. She had an Alice in Wonderland Tea Party with her girl cousins. I made individual present cakes covered in pink fondant and black decorations. The cake was hot pink velvet filled with vanilla buttercream.That night, she celebrated at the Cheesecake Factory with both … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Beansy!

CS Bakers- Chocolate Hazelnut Nutcracker Cake

Whew! I'm starting to update. It's been a crazy couple of weeks! First of all, December's Cake Slice Bakers cake was Chocolate Hazelnut Nutcracker cake. A hazelnut sponge-like cake with grated chocolate mixed in, soaked in syrup, and layered with Creme Chantilly.I personally was disappointed in this. The hazelnut flavor was great, but like this … Continue reading CS Bakers- Chocolate Hazelnut Nutcracker Cake

Christmas Tree Cupcakes and Present Cake

Is it just me or does every company do a United Way fundraiser every year? At almost every company I've worked (in multiple states), there's always been a United Way drive. Well, like every year, there was a bake sale. I made chocolate cupcakes with almond Italian meringue buttercream. These little trees were so fun.And … Continue reading Christmas Tree Cupcakes and Present Cake

TWD- Grandma’s All-Occasion Sugar Cookies

Starting the holiday season off right, we have yet another cookie recipe this week. Chosen by Ulrike of Küchenlatein, these are a variation on a couple sugar cookies recipes from Dorie. I love sugar cookies and the satisfaction I get from a whole batch of baked, decorated sugar cookies. What I don't love, is the … Continue reading TWD- Grandma’s All-Occasion Sugar Cookies