Cake

wine crate cake

This wine crate cake is such a fun and impressive design! And I promise, it’s much easier than it looks. It takes some time, so the thing to do is spread things out over several days. If you’ve got a wine lover in your life, this is a no brainer…they […]

ghost Mickey cake

I love Halloween! But I’m much more into the cute side than the gruesome one. Gimme a fat little fieldmouse in a pumpkin costume before a zombie, any day! My favorite Halloween decoration is a popcorn bucket I got at Disneyland years ago. Making a ghost Mickey cake based on […]

Halloween fun cake

I had *such* a great time putting this cake together! It’s pure Halloween fun in cake form. There are a few different components going on, but they are all fun to do. Plus, you can just pick one or two and it will still be so cute! To learn how […]

pumpkins and ghosties

Learn how to make the pumpkins and ghosties for my Halloween fun cake! Everything about this, I just love! It will make such a fab centerpiece for any Halloween related shindig you’re having. To learn how to do the lollipops , click here. To put everything together, click here! cute […]

brown butter pumpkin cake

This brown butter pumpkin cake from Fine Cooking is so lovely and autumnal, and to me it’s a bit more refined and special than a basic pumpkin cake. The main change I make to the recipe is that I use canned pumpkin purée. A million years ago I made purée […]

apple pie Mickey apple cake

Once I had the idea for a caramel apple cake I literally couldn’t choose between a classic one with sprinkles, and my ultimate favorite Disney treat, an apple pie Mickey apple. Hence two cakes (I can be a bit extreme, ha!). Obviously I had to use applesauce cake, but I […]

caramel apple cake

I’m so in love with these cakes! I was thinking about Halloween treats and since caramel apples are my number one fave I thought how cute would a caramel apple cake be? Side note: close second is my amazing caramel corn which I can’t make very often because I Eat. […]

fabulous carrot cake

There are a million carrot cake recipes out there, and honestly as far as I’m concerned there isn’t really such a thing as bad carrot cake, ha! This one by the iconic Dorie Greenspan though, is a *fabulous* carrot cake. Over the years I’ve tried many recipes. For years I […]

A slice of applesauce cake and cup of tea

applesauce cake with salted caramel buttercream

Happy fall y’all! (Now that I live in the South I can say that right?) 😉 It’s the perfect time to make this applesauce cake with salted caramel buttercream. It’s time for warm spices and rich flavors and colors, which makes me happy. To celebrate, I made a gorgeous salted […]

Beatty’s Chocolate Cake (best ever)

To get straight to the point here: this is the chocolate cake you’ve been looking for. It took me years to find it through trial and error, so here’s your shortcut! When I started my cake business 15 years ago, I used what I had used at home for years: […]