Monthly archive for June2013

Coffee Chiffon

Coffee Chiffon

One of the things I like most in the world is great women. I try to surround myself with witty, strong, sexy, powerful, fabulous women. When I got a call from my friend Faith for a custom cake, I couldn’t wait to make it. Faith’s…

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Recreating Commercial Sweets At Home

Recreating Commercial Sweets At Home

When I was a kid, my mom would put tiny notes in my lunchbox every day. They’d say things like, “I love you, honey” or “I hope you had sweet dreams.” Half way through first grade I started having trouble in English. I couldn’t figure…

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Cake Testing. That’s My Job.

Cake Testing. That’s My Job.

Sometimes people ask me how I know my cakes are good. And they aren’t being rude. They mean, “How do you know the EXACT cake you are giving someone is good?” Obviously, I can’t eat the cake I’m giving a customer. That would mess up…

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Pie, pie, my oh my

Pie, pie, my oh my

I went to a pie party last night for RH. She was celebrating her birthday and she made SIX pies. Two were strawberry rhubarb. Two were cherry, peach, plum. Two were mixed berry. Cherry, peach, plum was the best one, in my opinion. While we…

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Dads Like Cake Too. Whisky Cake, that is.

Dads Like Cake Too. Whisky Cake, that is.

If your dad is like mine, he doesn’t want anything for Father’s Day. Or, if he does, it’s some gadget. A gadget doesn’t feel special or heartfelt, I think to myself. I want to give him a gift that he’ll really enjoy. Enter: Whisky Wonder…

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Why Birthdays Are Important

Why Birthdays Are Important

This past weekend, I made two gluten-free cakes (Whisky Wonder and Strawberry Rose) for Trilby and Sarah. The two friends were celebrating their birthdays with a joint party. I was so excited to make cakes for them. I’m a big believer in birthdays. On birthdays,…

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