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kawaii chewbacca

Join me in making this adorable kawaii (redundant, I know) chewie! Perfect for any Star Wars fan, but this simple technique can be adapted for many characters. you’ll need: Chewie clip art fondant (medium brown, dark brown and grey) fondant roller dresden tool scaplel or x-acto knife foam tipped sugar […]

Cake, Recipes

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 […]

An wreath of gumpaste autumn leaves and marzipan acorns
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how to make autumn leaves for cakes

made with edible gumpaste What could be more evocative of fall then a wreath of autumn leaves? I loooove how these look on a cake, and bonus: making fall leaves for cakes is fun and easy! Click here for a scrumptious applesauce cake recipe, and here for an amazing salted […]

Recipes

salted caramel joy

This stuff is heavenly, full stop. Salted caramel sauce can be used in a million wonderful ways. On ice cream, in apple pie (or if you don’t have time for that: dip Granny Smith slices in it for a quick and delicious caramel apple hack). For our purposes today, in […]

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Peter Rabbit figurine tutorial

Like many, I have such a soft spot for Peter and all the rest of Beatrix Potter’s characters..the sweet watercolor world she created has been one of my favorite things since childhood. So I *love* being asked to do a baby shower cake featuring Peter. You’ll need: ivory modeling chocolate […]

Materials needed to make cute little fondant cabbages
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cute little fondant cabbages tutorial

These cute little fondant cabbages are perfect for a garden patch or Peter Rabbit cake! For a how-to on the Peter figurine, click here. You’ll need: pale green fondant leaf veiner circle cutters fondant roller foam pad and ball tool (optional) Roll fondant into a ball and press top into […]