This was a cake for my mom's birthday, which was the same day as Father's Day. I know they sell giant cupcake pans for these, but I thought it would be more of a challenge to carve it myself. I used this tutorial to help. The cake is chocolate (her fave) and I tried this new … Continue reading Cupcake Cake
A cake for Sydney, who turned 6. I made this cake for her two years ago. The perfect girly girl, this year sweet Syd wanted a ruffle cake-Cake was chocolate with chocolate filling.
This week's TWD is for French Strawberry cake, a light genoise cake filled with macerated strawberries and covered in cream. The recipe is very straightforward and easy. "A génoise cake is an Italian sponge cake named after the city of Genoa and closely associated with Italian and French cuisine that does not use any chemical leavening, instead using air suspended in the batterduring mixing to give volume to … Continue reading TWD- French Strawberry Cake
This cake was for Max who got baptized last weekend. What's CTR, you might ask? It stands for "Choose the Right," and is a common theme for kids getting baptized in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Max's favorite colors are blue and orange so I opted for the ombre look.The cake … Continue reading CTR Cake
For my friend's dad who turned 70. She had seen several cakes online with this design. I made the golf ball out of cereal and marshmallows, but it kept losing its shape so it's not perfectly round.Cake was chocolate and vanilla with chocolate buttercream.
I made Ina Garten's caramel sauce recipe last week for an ice cream party and had some left over. Then I saw some overripe bananas on my counter and a thought came into my head. I like banana bars. And I like caramel. Hmm.And why shouldn't you put cream cheese frosting on everything? These are yum, … Continue reading Caramel Banana Bars
This cake was for my friend and neighbor who was throwing a baby shower for a newly born Nicholas. She didn't give me any guidelines, only that she was using baby blue. I've always wanted to try this chevron design, so I thought this was the perfect opportunity. It isn't the straightest, but I loved … Continue reading Chevron Baby Shower Cake