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Let Them Eat (Elaborately Decorated) Cake!

Let Them Eat (Elaborately Decorated) Cake!

T & C Productions Presents: Petit fours with Cake Hero’s Melissa Torres from Tara Sgroi on Vimeo. As some of you lovelies may know, not only am I a Power Animal, but I am also known to some as Cake Hero!  I make all kinds of specialty cakes, and when I’m not bloggin it up(…)

Etsy Finds: Overwhelming Cuteness at Cat Bear Express

Etsy Finds: Overwhelming Cuteness at Cat Bear Express

Clockwise from top left: 1. Little Orange Fox Totem, $15 2. Bubble Tea Cell Phone Charm, $10 3. Baby Blue Narwhal Charm, $10 4. Pastel Rainbow Cake Earrings, $18 When I stumbled upon Cat Bear Express, my eyebrows instantly shot up, allowing the maximum amount of cuteness into my retinas. If you consider that the(…)

Cake’O’Meter Converts Your Recipes So You Can Easily Eat Twice as Much

Cake’O’Meter Converts Your Recipes So You Can Easily Eat Twice as Much

As a baker I find myself sort of just guessing how much batter I’ll need for my cake pans.  Unfortunately, each recipe rises differently, so it’s sort of a crap shoot.  I know I should be more organized, and I know that these converters exist on the internet, but I am also LAZY and FORGETFUL.(…)

The Worst Recipe Ever?: An Internet Classic

Some things are just not meant to go together. Case and point Sandra Lee’s infamous Kwanzaa cake which combines angel food cake, frosting, apple pie filling and corn nuts. Even the true author of this shocking concoction later renounced it! This gem has been making the rounds on the internet the past few years but(…)

Crepe Gateau

Ah holiday baking, you foul temptress.  Every year, I have SO many ideas, SO many plans…and then at the last minute I am running around like a mad woman, pots and pans everywhere.  Before you know it, the apartment is a million degrees because the oven has been on all day and my poor boyfriend(…)