Archive for the Cake Category

Yogurt Cake (Gateau au Yogurt) using Coconut Oil

Yogurt Cake (Gateau au Yogurt) using Coconut Oil

I could also title this “The first time I made a cake with Annabelle”  She’s 22months right now, and a little firecracker.  She is always asking to help me when I make her breakfast, lunch, and dinner so I decided it was time to let her help me make a cake.  I read Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting and in the book, Druckerman talks about how the French involve their kids at a young age […]

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Happiness at the ‘Do Over’ wedding cake party

Happiness at the 'Do Over' wedding cake party

“Do Over” wedding cake Two years and a baby have since passed.  One would think that a girl would get over such silliness.  I never did, every time I thought about that part of the wedding, I became irritated and annoyed.  Instead of letting it get to me anymore, I decided to have a do over.  I was going to make a cake, decorate it, and have a new cutting ceremony.  I planned it as part of my New Years resolution, picked several designs & […]

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Humble Beginnings of a Frosting Rose

Humble Beginnings of a Frosting Rose

My first frosting rose For my NY Resolution, I am going to be baking a wedding cake as many of you know.  I found some designs I like,  some recipes, had a cake party, and now am taking a cake decorating class.  I’m glad I did, I learned so much! So far, I’ve learned how to make stars, shells, rosettes, and even a rose.  Not a big fan of roses, but it’s the hardest flower to make so if you […]

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How To Throw a Cake Tasting Party

How To Throw a Cake Tasting Party

Photo Credit:  Dawn Alsager It was a cold and rainy Sunday afternoon in WA, which was a perfect day for tasting cake!  I had six different types of cake, three frostings, and two fillings.  Part of my NY Resolution is to bake a cake.  So first, I picked some designs and then some recipes.  Everyone asked how I did so much and the answer is to take manageable steps!  Two weeks prior to party I gathered all my recipes.  A week before […]

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