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Recipe Monday – Blueberry Velvet Cake

Another birthday, another birthday cake. This year the girls wanted a blue cake with pink frosting and the closest I could get was a blueberry velvet cake with strawberry cream cheese frosting.   I only had one mess-up, too.   … Continue reading

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Recipe Monday – Orange Buttercream Frosting

I put food coloring in here because when my girls said orange frosting, they meant orange frosting. Without the false coloring it has an incredibly gentle, classy light orange tinge.   RECIPE:

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Recipe Monday – Chocolate Cake and Strawberry Frosting

Have you heard enough about my magnificent from-scratch chocolate cake and strawberry cream cheese frosting? Of course not! You need the recipes! Look, it’s so awesome it glows…like an angel.   Okay, cake first: (and they weren’t kidding when they … Continue reading

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Recipe Monday: Marble Cake

This is the first cake I’ve ever made from scratch. It was not hard, and not bad! Of course, it’s a marble cake because one girl wanted vanilla and the other chocolate. What can you do? Next week, I’ll post … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash

So, I turned thirty yesterday. And really, for the most part, it was great. It feels just like 29! The girls spent two days painting me a box for my birthday. Like a produce box. Just an old box, and … Continue reading

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Toasted Coconut Cake

I used a base recipe, but made most of this up. It came out good!   RECIPE:

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Toddler Tricks – 76: Cake and Marker

Problem: It’s someone’s birthday, and you want to make a sheet cake, but you can never get it out of the pan without cracking it or crumbling it in some way. Solution: Aluminum foil. If you line the pan with … Continue reading

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Recipe Monday – Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting

A great twist on buttercream frosting, not too sweet, and not too sticky. And so easy!   RECIPE:

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