Myths and Legends – A Collaboration of Sugar Art

Myths & Legends cake collaboration
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Hello Sweet Friends! Would you like to see some absolutely fantastic sugar art? Today I really wanted to share with you a very special project I put together.  It is something close to my heart and I labored many hours over it’s creation.  With the help of some incredibly talented sugar… Continue reading »

Adorable Mini Cakes AND Some of My Favorite Tips & Tricks

Adorable mini cakes how-to
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OK peeps, let’s make some adorable mini cakes! I made a whole bunch of these cuties for a Pop-Up Holiday Sweet Shoppe I had right before Christmas and they were a huge hit!  Well duh!  Who wouldn’t LOVE to get one of these beautiful little mini cakes piled high with sweet… Continue reading »

Learn How To Make Amazing Dessert Sushi!

dessert sushi recipe
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OK,  I know this really has nothing to do with Cake, but…. DESSERT SUSHI! I mean – that is really all the explanation it needs. Because nutty sweet coconut rice wrapped around juicy, tangy sweet mango, kiwi and raspberries dipped in the salty sweetness of the coconut cream dipping sauce and you… Continue reading »

EPIC Blog Launch Celebration Giveaway!!

blog launch celebration giveaway
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OK cakey friends it’s time to celebrate!!  Whoot Whoot!! I am celebrating the launch of my blog by giving one of YOU something Ahhhh-MAZING!! An Icing Images edible printing system and a lifetime subscription to IDesign. BOOM! *Mic Drop* 3/22/17  UPDATE:  The Winner is Elysia Smith!  Congratulations!! Now tell me,… Continue reading »

Fresh Strawberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream

fresh strawberry Swiss meringue buttercream frosting
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Fresh Strawberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream – tastes like summer. First things first.  Swiss Meringue Buttercream.  It’s my go to frosting.  There are many reasons but one of the main things is that it is AMAZING to work with.  So smooth and silky, soft but it still holds it shape and texture…. Continue reading »

The Best Muffins You Will Ever Make!

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You know what is really cool?  When you accidentally develop a really AWESOME recipe and you weren’t even trying to.  You know, when you are out of an ingredient and you have to get creative and use an alternative ingredient, then it turns out being better than the original recipe.  THAT is… Continue reading »

Wedding Cake Tasting Tutorial

How to do a wedding cake tasting - tutorial
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Wedding Cake Tastings ~ Beautiful, Professional and Portable     When I first started to do wedding cakes I immediately had brides asking for tastings.  I had a hard time finding much information online on how to actually prepare and set up a tasting and consult.  Since I am a cottage… Continue reading »

Parchment Circles Hack ~ Shani’s Tips & Tricks

cutting parchment circles for cake pans
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Parchment Circles Hack Coming Your Way! Ok confession time.  You know those pesky parchment circles for the bottom of your cake pans?  For some weird reason I have an aversion to cutting those out.  Weird.  I know.  But there are some things in life that just hit the wrong note… Continue reading »

My 2015 Threadcakes Journey

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This a story about a cake.  A crazy cake that took me on a pretty cool journey.   Threadcakes 2015 ~ In 2015 I entered the online cake contest called Threadcakes for the second time.  The competition is held by an online T-Shirt company called Threadless, thus Threadcakes.  Entrants choose one… Continue reading »

How to Make Beautiful Mini Tartlet Shells

how to make mini tartlet shells
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~ Beautiful mini tartlet shells made with sweet French pastry crust ~   Oh you guys, I have so many awesome things planned to show you! I am going to do a whole series on mini desserts for dessert buffet tables. Decadent chocolate dipped cheesecake bites, beautiful, bite sized espresso brownies… Continue reading »