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Cake, Tutorials

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 […]

Cake, Tutorials

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 […]

Cake, Recipes

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 […]

Cake, Tutorials

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 […]

Cake, Tutorials

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. […]

Tutorials

easy lollipops and streamers

These easy lollipops and streamers are some of the most fun things to make ever! And they’re a quick and easy way to add fun and movement to lots of different designs. for fondant lollipops: You’ll need: fondant in whatever colors you’re using (today I’m doing a Halloween color story) […]

Tips and Tricks

my favorite tools

The things I can’t live without in my studio! I’ll keep adding things as I think of them. I’m completely self taught except for the classes I’ve bought from Craftsy (now bluprint)…they have soooo many and every one I have was a *great* value. They’ve changed to a subscription service, […]

Tutorials

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
Tutorials

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 […]