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EPIC Blog Launch Celebration Giveaway!!

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, […]

fresh strawberry Swiss meringue buttercream frosting

Fresh Strawberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream

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. […]

best muffin recipe

The Best Muffins You Will Ever Make!

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 […]

How to do a wedding cake tasting - tutorial

Wedding Cake Tasting Tutorial

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 […]

cutting parchment circles for cake pans

Parchment Circles Hack ~ Shani’s Tips & Tricks

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 […]

My 2015 Threadcakes Journey

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 […]