Category Archives: cake

raw fruit layer cake

Tis’ the season for pies, cakes and sweets! Sometimes the insanity of all the goodies we eat over the next 6 weeks starts to add up. So why not serve up something healthy for a change!?!...

painted feather cake

Feathers are such a fun way to make anything seem crafty and homespun. In a season when there is way too much cooking and prepping to be done – a simple solution like surrounding a cake...

angel food eyeball cake

With Halloween coming up we are having a blast playing around with a few spooky treats. It is the one time of year that eyeballs, spiders, and other spooky items are found popping up at our house. These...

glitter crafting party

There’s always time for a glitter party! In the midst of our crazy fall, Delta Faucet asked me to participate in their #HappiMess campaign and throw a party. When I combine the words happy and mess,...

gold foil and dust cake accents

When it comes to cake decorating the only thing I like more than fancy is easy. When we combine fancy with easy – then I am really happy. Edible gold leaf is super duper fancy (think...

cinnamon roll birthday cake

Nothing says good morning on a special day like a cinnamon roll. We have a solid family tradition of using them to celebrate the most important days of the year. First day of school, yes! Christmas,...

summer berry pavlova stack

Making a gorgeous Pavlova stack is a great way to end a seasonal meal with friends. A light, fluffy meringue mixed with scrumptious summer berries makes for a dessert guests will absolutely adore. August is my...

how to make sand cakes

We’ve had great fun this summer visiting some of our favorite beaches. Now that my kids are old enough not to eat the actual sand, we’ve decided to make our own version of sand… and it...

colorwheel cheesecake

Cheesecake is my favorite! And just to be clear… I would enjoy it, no matter what the cake happened to look like. Having one that is bright, festive and pretty is just extra sweet! This colorwheel...

why don’t we – make an icebox cake

We are taking the rest of the week off for a vacation and to celebrate the Fourth of July. I love this mid-summer holiday. The mix of the heat and the patriotism creates the best kinds...

ice cream sandwich cake

I have come to believe that any treat is always better in cake form. S’more cakes? Yes! Rice Krispies cake? For sure. A donut cake? indeed! Anything is better when you make it into a cake...

cinnamon roll campfire cakes

After lighting the first fire of the season we made fun and amazingly good bonfire cakes with cinnamon rolls and frosting! I like to think of them as s’mores with an upgrade. The cakes are great...

s’mores birthday cake

Bonfire season is here and my aching to make a big batch of s’mores is running very high this week. I’m obsessed with making s’mores that are really worth the time (like stuffing them with cotton...

farmers market inspired fruit cakes

Farmer’s market inspired sweets are great fun to serve at brunch this season. Nothing says treat like the bright reds and oranges of my favorite fruits. And these ones are even better than the normal market...

no-bake boston cream cheesecake

Sometimes a cake is so good it necessitates cheating… and eating it at 9am right after you shoot the photos. This is that kind of a cake! We took the concept of a Boston cream pie and...

mason jar bunny coconut layer cakes

Easter is one of the holidays that has become a whole lot more fun with little kids in the picture. Eggs, bunnies, and their crazy joy over the simplest of things makes my heart burst this...

a watermelon cake

I mentioned on Instagram a few weeks ago that my family is drastically altering the way we eat. We are working through some health issues, and currently cutting out the normal sweets and treats that I...

jelly bean layer cake

Jelly beans are at the front of my mind this time of year. They are little, sweet, and can really pack a punch when showcased in a substantial way. Covering a cake with them brings a...

the best pinata cakes

Every once in a while we get to see a post really inspire others to celebrate well. The original piñata cake recipe is one of these kinds of posts. After so many comments and hundreds of thousands...

sugar glitter layer cake

I’ve always loved the look of glitter on a cake, but purchasing edible glitter always seems a bit above my crafting pay grade. As a result, I started dreaming about making my own. It’s really simple...

a donut cake

Donuts have been around for a very long time; remember when we did this donut tree cake forever ago? I’ve loved seeing all the new ways bloggers are creating and displaying these yummy goodies – donut...

pinata meringues

Seeing how much we all loved the pinata cake, I knew there was something to the idea of hiding sweets inside another treat. There’s really nothing better than being surprised that your fabulous dessert is actually a...

black tie sprinkle cake

I hope you had the merriest Christmas, filled with everything sweet and nice. We are having a really fun vacation, but also looking forward to hosting our NYE party back at home next week. In case...