Cakes

 

Red Velvet Sugar Cookies

Hello! I’m so glad you are here!   I know you are looking for fun, festive recipes for Valentine’s Day, and these Red Velvet Sugar Cookies are perfect for that.…

My BIG, exciting news… Decorate a Cake Like a Pro

Are you feeling the pressure to throw an elaborate birthday party? Parties these days have gone to extremes. They seem AMAZING, but rather unrealistic for us ‘real’ moms. I want…

Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Caramel and Apples

Caramel and apples is, obviously, a winning combination.  Right? Well, let’s combine that with some cheesecake. And not just ANY cheesecake, how about some smooth and creamy, vanilla bean cheesecake?!…

Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake

Several years ago, I was out to eat with my husband, at the Olive Garden (one of my favorite places), and we had some pumpkin cheesecake for dessert.  It was…

How to: Make Fondant Gold Coins

A few weeks ago I made a Pirate Treasure Chest Cake.  It turned out even better than I imagined. There were a few parts of the cake that I thought…

Aqua and Mint Wedding Cake- and a butter cream recipe

I had the opportunity last week to make 3 cakes for one weekend.  THREE! Needless to say it was a crazy, busy few days, and I’m grateful to all those…

Buried Treasure Pirate Cake

Arrrrgh, Matey! I have a serious love for pirates.  Not sure where that love came from, but it’s there. I was asked to make a pirate themed cake as a…

Browned Butter Frosting

So if you are looking for a frosting that is a little different, but still rich on flavor, try this Browned Butter Frosting. If you haven’t tried browned butter before,…

Raspberry Vanilla Layer Cake

Today I am sharing this drool-worthy cake I made for my sister’s birthday a few weeks ago. It was four layers of vanilla cake with a raspberry filling between each…

Fresh Carrot Cake with Ginger Snap Crumbles

  Are you ready for Spring and Summer?  With Easter coming up I know you are looking for the perfect recipes, and I have them! This Carrot Cake is made…

 

 

6 thoughts on “Cakes

  1. You did an amazing job on our wedding and grooms cakes, thank you sooooo much! The steak cake was just awesome, and it looked real!

  2. Hi Leia, your blog is great . You seem to be a very talented cook and maybe someday when your mom shares her cinnamon roll recipe you ‘ll share it with your readers. You have a very lovely family . Nice meeting you through Sits Girls Facebook link up.
    Have a great night,
    Kim

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