Category Archives: Themed

Happy Pi Day!

This year’s occurrence of the geeky new tradition, Pi Day, coincided with a rare snow day in the Northeastern U.S. and I had an unlikely opportunity to throw myself into a little baking to celebrate. Cherry Pi’s – As individual, … 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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Viking Pie/Cake

On the occasion of a dear friend’s birthday, I got to have a lot of fun making something less traditional. She’s a huge scholar of Viking culture and a culinary anthropologist. One of her very favorite desserts is lemon meringue … Continue reading

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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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Star Wars Death Star Pie

I’ll admit it. I get bored easily. That’s annoyed a lot of people over the years, but in the interests of using my powers for good, here’s some fun I had with a standard apple pie. Star Wars is always … Continue reading

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Ghoulish Brie en Croute

Delayed Gratification I’m a patient person – or else a colossal procrastinator… I’d gotten this cutesy, 3-D lamb cake mold at least 10 years ago now, and always dreamed of doing something, well, different with it for Halloween. For years … Continue reading

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