birthday cake
The Cake Book

birthday cakes

I think that probably the foundation of cake baking for most bakers starts with the making of birthday cakes — it certainly is mine. The cost of home baked cakes versus store-bought or bakery cakes was probably the impetus for whatever cake I was making early on. I’m not so sure it really ever crossed […]

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The Cake Book

cake cookbooks

Sometimes I feel like I need to introduce myself something like, Hello, my name is pamela, I’m an internet addict. Or, Hello, my name is pamela, I’m a cake cookbook junkie — okay, let’s be honest, I’m an internet addict and a cookbook junkie! I love perusing all the cookbooks on my own shelves. But […]

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The Cake Book

equipment

Early on, I found that investing in good quality equipment really made all the difference in cake making. In fact, quality everything makes all the difference in cake making. That everything means fresh, quality ingredients, too. Of course, it goes without saying, I didn’t always have what I have today and so it’s sometimes very […]

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The Cake Book

The Cake Book

This section of ABellaCake will be The Cake Book or my cake journal filled with things I’m learning, doing, gathering, making, baking along the way of this journey to bake the perfect cake. I so want the journey to be as sweet as my destination! So, with that in mind, I’d like to share it […]

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A Bella Cake Home

my birthday cake {plate}

Every now and then I’ll be browsing in a shoppe and come across a cake plate or cake stand that’s simply irresistible! I saw this one the other day in Mimi’s, a shoppe on First Street in Snohomish. I could practically hear it calling my name, saying, Pick me! Pick me! And… it being nearly […]

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CuppyCakes

Springtime Cupcakes

What a sweet day it was… A beautiful early Springtime brunch and shower of gifts and blessings to celebrate the impending birth {of another granddaughter} with family and friends. The pink cupcakes were filled with dark chocolate ganache and topped with a swirl of vanilla/almond buttercream. The yellow cupcakes were filled with Lemon Butter and […]

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A Bella Cake Home
Birthday Cakes

“Bowling Pins” Birthday Cake

One of our grandson’s is completely enamored with bowling –and– CAKE! Since he was old enough to walk and push a ball, he’s loved bowling! It matters not where, he loves to set up pins and knock them down and his favorite outing/event is to go bowling! That was the inspiration behind this cake. And […]

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A Bella Cake Home
Celebration Cakes

Graduation Cakes

These two graduation cakes were sure a treat to make. I had a theme to work with for the 2017 Cake – New horizons and trails ahead – frosted and fondant covered and decorated 12″ and 10″ tiers, three filled layers each. For the 2018 Cake, the class colours (black and gold) were chosen and […]

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