Category Archives: Cake

Desperation + Inspiration

F@&% it. I’ll just make brownies. It was getting late in the evening, the night before I’d committed to “bake something” (well, yeah…) for a little brunch with friends the next day. I can’t well recall what had kept me … Continue reading

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Nerf Cake

I got to have some fun making a cake themed around a Nerf birthday party. I struggled on a creative direction, but decided to go more traditional.

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Cakethulhu!

I don’t often serve cake for just regular dinner parties, so I had a lot of fun preparing this for a small gathering of friends. This is a three layer, seven inch red velvet (dark purple velvet, technically, because I … Continue reading

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Día de los Muertos Cake

I got the opportunity to experiment with covering a cake with modeling chocolate again. Some friends of ours were throwing a Día de los Muertos-themed party. With our hosts planning to dress as a sugar skull bridal party, it seemed … Continue reading

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Making Do…

…A Pan in a Pinch   I was prepping for a project where I wanted the cake tiers to be really specific sizes, only I realized last minute than I had only one  for the top tier.     I … Continue reading

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I Made a Little Cake

I got to experiment with using modeling chocolate to cover a cake! It wasn’t perfect (at all), but I learned a lot and will keep at it. Chiefly: It really, really does not stretch like fondant. Really. (I.e, It will … Continue reading

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Yummy Failure

The Best of Intentions I’ve discovered that it’s even tougher keeping on top of baking and blogging with an infant to care for than it was being a heavily pregnant zombie, even if I do have more energy again (Shhh!). … Continue reading

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