Cake

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: […]

how to make homemade cakes look extra polished

So you’ve baked up a scrumptious cake…now what? I’m sometimes asked for tips on how to make cakes made at home look professional and I’ve got a few thoughts on how to up your presentation without spending tons of extra time. Here’s how to make your cakes look extra polished: […]