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Wedding Cakes

Cinnamon Roll Wedding Cake

  This was such a fun wedding “cake” to make! It’s hard to believe it’s been 6 years since this beautiful wedding and the “Cinnamon Roll Wedding Cake” for all the guests to enjoy! I made so many cinnamon rolls–far more than are pictured here in this ‘cake’ picture. I baked all the rolls in […]

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Wedding Cakes

Adobe Rose Dream Cake

I was so honoured to be asked to make our nephew’s wedding cake! I loved the week in southern california leading up to the wedding… all the family gatherings and all the wedding preparations going on while I was baking the cakes, filling and frosting, and making all the flowers I placed on the finished […]

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Celebration Cakes

Winter 2018 in Cake

Cake! Cake! Wonderful Cake! Winter-Wonderland Cake for a Bridal Shower Filled White Cake, Buttercream Frosting, White Chocolate piping, Royal Icing Snowflakes, Vanilla CakePop snowballs This cake was made for a gathering of influential men for a young man’s birthday. Grace’s Birthday Celebration Cake Her mother created a beautiful party and celebration for her birthday. White […]

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Recipes

Meyer Lemon Butter {Curd}

Meyer Lemon Butter {Curd} 2 Tblsp Meyer Lemon Zest 1 Cup Meyer Lemon Juice 1 Cup Sugar 3 Large Eggs 4 Large Egg Yolks 1/4 tsp Salt —————— 1 Cup Butter (softened not melted) to be added AFTER cooking the mixture. Be sure to zest the meyer lemons before juicing them. It’s nearly impossible to […]

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Celebration Cakes

Winter Wonderland Cake

You can make a “Winter Wonderland” cake for a variety of occasions — a bridal shower, wedding, birthday or any other wintertime event.  Soft lighting, soft greens and sparkles will make any occasion beautiful!! Make cakes (easily done in advance;  wrapped and frozen), then on the day of, or day before the event, fill with […]

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Wedding Cakes

The Cinderella Dream Cake

For bride who loves fairy tales, the Cinderella dream, all types of cake, weddings and all things magical, this cake sure was fun to make.  In another example of attempting to “feel all the feels” a bride describes, I sought to capture her dreams in order to make this Cinderella Dream fairy tale wedding cake. […]

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auction 2017 wreath cake

I made this cake for an entry into the annual Christmas in October dessert auction held at our church.  The donations and proceeds of the auction are divided among several of the missionaries/missionary families supported by the church — these gifts are above the regular monthly support they receive.  These are gifts for them to […]

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Wedding Cakes

Peony Almond Buttercream Cake

One of the cakes I was so honoured to make this past summer was Rachel’s Peony Almond Buttercream Cake.  Some of the cakes were filled with lemon-butter and some were filled with dark chocolate ganache. For this post I’m primarily focusing on the making of the flowers.  I hope a few tips will be helpful […]

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cake is speech

Anyone who makes cake knows this: cake’s a labour of love. Cake is an expression of oneself. Cake’s a work of art.  Cake is more than butter-sugar-flour deliciousness:  Cake is speech. After years of attacks and legal battles facing bakers and bakeries, the US Department of Justice  has issued a brief stating, in part, that […]

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A Good Time For Cake

When you think cake: well, most of the time, you think, Yum!  And then you think, a party! or a celebration! or a commemoration of something good — something big! When new friends came over for dinner last night, I was sure glad I’d made a cake.  I made it bcz it’s my husband’s favourite […]

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