Category Archives: Cake
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
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.
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
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
…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
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