Category Archives: Cake

Gender Reveal Bundt

Here’s a simple way to make a “gender reveal” item for baby showers or other baby-related festivities. You just need to make batter for any Bundt-style cake mold and then dye roughly a third of it the color you like. … Continue reading

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Teacher Appreciation Cake

A quick, relatively simple project for teacher appreciation. I added the white fondant coating mostly because I had some extra sitting around and because I wanted to use the new butter cream frosting recipe I came upon recently, which can’t … Continue reading

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Keg Cake

Inspiration A friend of mine was throwing a “beef and beer” fundraiser for her non-profit, Potential Inc., which provides support services for the autism community. The spouse and I were already happily attending (beef? beer? – each of us really … Continue reading

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Genoise Fun

Genoise Freestyle Bath I was experimenting with different ways to get/keep the eggs and sugar warm while beating them for a genoise. The recipe┬ácame from James Beard’s American Cookery. I was tinkering with different recipes for a large project due … Continue reading

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Spicy, Figgy and Yummy

There’s a cake I’ve been yearning to make, and it’s kind of weird. There’s really only one cake I had somewhat regularly in my childhood that I really would have liked to revisit; a spice cake with fig filling and … Continue reading

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Pineapple Serendipity

I was exhausted. The whole household was feeling the aftermath of a big party when we found ourselves needing to head to someone’s house for a small gathering. In retrospect, I think I made something to bring quite possibly because … Continue reading

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Tiers for Fears

I’m starting to overcome the trepidation I’ve been feeling. After much hemming as well as hawing, I signed on to make a cake for my cousin’s littlest girl’s big birthday party. It’s the first time I’ve really insinuated myself into … Continue reading

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