Cake Recipes

Fun Friday – Apple-Cinnamon Upside-Down Cake

Autumn is here and that means we are leaping into prime baking season too! Yippee! Not much can top the fragrant aroma of fall baking filling your home, the way apples and cinnamon do.  Here is a great recipe to kick start the changing of seasons and fill the air and your tummy with yummy…

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Fun Friday – Candy Clay Baskets

Baskets are used for so many things in day to day life, why not bring them into your cake designs too!  Basket of cupcakes, a garden party with fondant flowers inside, a newborn shaped cake nestled inside for a baby shower?  The ideas are endless!  This woven basket technique is achievable by all levels of baking enthusiasts (perhaps a…

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Fun Friday – Popcorn Cupcakes

Happy Friday everyone!  I wanted to try something new and share a video tutorial with you today on how to create “Popcorn Cupcakes.”  I came across this video on YouTube and thought it would be perfect for a fun treat during those weekend movies you will hopefully get to watch while relaxing after a hard…

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Fun Friday – Butterscotch-Pecan Cake

Hidden deep beneath the pecan sheath of this delicious, statuesque cake lies a sweet secret which makes familiar flavors seem sophisticated.  This Butterscotch-Pecan Cake would be perfect for a night of entertaining.  Your guests will love the secretive brown-butter frosting and butterscotch-soaked layers spiked with rum.  They will think you spent all day in the…

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Fun Friday – Lattice Cake Decorating Technique

Having a garden party, tea party or just a casual gathering of friends?  If you haven’t planned one, you’ll certainly want to so you can show off this dazzling design. Use this very simple decorating technique of only 3 steps to create an elegant lattice on a cake.  This technique would also be great used…

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Fun Friday – Oreo Cupcakes

Oreo Cupcakes Oreo cupcakes are certainly a cookie lover’s dream!   Definitely delicious, with an Oreo cookie tucked in the bottom and chunks of Oreos throughout the batter.  This idea is perfect for last minute parties or entertaining when a decorative dessert is needed but there’s not enough time. The cupcakes are sure to be a…

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Fun Friday – Decadent Black Tie Low Calorie Diabetic Affair

Treat your family or guests to a divine Black Tie Cake, a decadently delicious choice to dress up any meal.  Top it off with enticing chocolate covered strawberries for a black tie affair.  Diabetics can also enjoy this appetizing dessert by substituting the sugar for Splenda Sugar Blend for Baking.  Serve a ‘night on the…

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Fun Friday – Poke A Dot

Coming up with ideas for decorated cakes are sometimes harder than the actual decorating, especially for Tweens and Teens.  Modernize a cake simply by adding polka dots in various sizes!  Not only is it cute and colorful, but it’s much easier than it looks. Polka dot decorating is perfect for buttercream frosting.  To neatly pipe…

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Fun Friday – Sunburst Your Cake

Do you need a simple decorating technique that bursts color and excitement?  The Aster features a bright burst of petals that are simple to make. The textured Aster works great for almost any cake!  They’re also perfect for Mother’s Day or cakes for showers. Ingredients: Meringue Powder Royal Icing or Buttercream icing Wilton Tools: Tip:…

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Fun Friday – Sweet Treat in Disguise

Anything baked from the heart is Art.  When that Art has the added feature of looking like something completely different than what it actually is – that’s just plain fun! A great example of something “incognito” is this cake that looks like a basket of French fries! Amazing!! You’re only four ingredients away from making…

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