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Cake, Recipes

German chocolate cake

German chocolate cake is definitely one of those things that is worth making from scratch. I’ve heard many times through the years from customers that they thought they didn’t like it until they tried mine, and I think it’s in large part because of the frosting. This recipe uses cream, […]

Tutorials

fondant makeup tutorial

Makeup is such a fun overall theme for a cake, or as one component of the decor, like in this “favorite things” cake (below right). Making the edible makeup from fondant really is fun, and you can switch up brands and colors to customize. You’ll need: fondant in whatever color […]

Cupcakes, Tutorials

valentine cupcake toppers

These Valentine cupcake toppers are so cute and easy to do! And as a bonus, you only need a few things to make them. Roll out fondant logs of your different colors and twist them together. Roll into a log and fold in half. Twist that together, roll out into […]

Recipes, Tutorials

homemade marzipan and sugarplums

Marzipan is one of my favorite ingredients in bakes. It just adds such lovely rich sweetness, and I love almond flavoring. Marzipan fruitcake is one of my darlings, and I love decorating with it too! Basically, I can go through a lot of the stuff, especially at the holidays. So […]

Cake, Recipes

marzipan fruitcake

Ah, fruitcake! It’s a controversial subject but I maintain that if you don’t like it, it may be because you haven’t had a really good one yet. I’ve converted a bunch of friends with this recipe though, and I encourage you to give it a try, especially if you love […]

Cake

gorgeous Christmas cakes

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Special events need special cakes so I’ve collected a group of completely magical holiday cakes to inspire us! I pinned this awesome cake by @zmeyka86 a long time ago and I just love that it’s over the top which feels right for […]

Cake

Santa hat cake tutorial

This Santa hat cake is sooooo cute for the holidays, and is the perfect cake to do if you’ve been wanting to dip your toe into sculpting! It’s *super* forgiving, and just needs like three cuts to make the shape. Low effort, high impact! This tutorial will guide you through […]

Three minions on and around a cake with polka dots
Tutorials

Minions tutorial

I absolutely love Minions so making them as cake toppers is a natural for me- they are just so cute and fun! I couldn’t wait to share this tutorial with you. For this design I do three guys, but depending on how much time you have, just one is super […]

Caramel corn in white bowl on marble counter
Recipes

caramel corn

If you’ve never made caramel corn I just have to emphatically say do it!! Even the best store bought stuff you can get doesn’t hold a candle to this gorgeousness, and obviously you save a ton (use the money to buy macadamias and toss those in 😋) I’ve been making […]