Tiramisu Layer Cake

tiramisu cake brick background with logo

Hello, lovelies! Hopefully you caught last week’s Almond and Amaretto Cookie Fudge recipe. If so, then you already know I’m on an amaretto kick. I had some of those delicious little cookies left over, so I figured what better way to use them then to do a Tiramisu inspired layer cake. 🙂 I know that most of my cake entries focus on decorating alone, but for this one I think the flavors are the true star of the show (Plus my[Read more]

Fairy Galaxy Drip Cake Tutorial

drip cake tutorial brick side

I admit it. I have no idea what to call this cake besides “pretty.” The deep blues and purples paired with the gold leaf certainly remind me of those galaxy cakes  floating around Pinterest and Instagram. Then again, this cake seems far more light and feminine, with the delicate petals of the miniature orchids reminding me quite a bit of magical fairy wings. I’ve given up: this is my fairy galaxy drip cake. I don’t care if it doesn’t make sense. The[Read more]

Sparkle Dust Stenciling Technique

stenciled drip cake brick background

A few days ago I mentioned how one tier of a wedding cake I made recently was decorated by painting gold luster dust over a stencil. I decided to try this technique again, but this time multiple luster dust colors. And this time, I brought pictures! The luster dust set I used is one that my mother bought me for Christmas by a company called Oh! Sweet Art Corp. Here is my mini review. Pro: Lots of shimmery colors. Con: You[Read more]

Three Drip Cakes: One Weekend

teal drip meringue swirls rock candy

This is going to be a quick post to show you a few cakes that I have made recently. I really should have posted these cakes a few weeks ago, but I’ve been so focused on trying to switch to a new host and make my blog pretty that I put it off too long. And these are Fourth of July cakes (Well, 2 out of 3). I guess they could also be considered “patriotic cakes” or “New England Patriot”[Read more]

When I Drip, You Drip, We Drip

purple drip finished brick

My neighbor’s fantastically generous mother picked this cake stand up for me during a shopping expedition, and I’m totally in love! Teal is way up there on my list of favorite colors, and so bright and beautiful that I just know you’ll be seeing a lot more cakes decorated specifically for this stand. So a very special thanks to her since I know she reads this blog. Muah! It’s important to note, however, that I do have a very dark past[Read more]

New Baker Hacks: Upside-Down Method for Straight Edges

Easter cake top view

Hello, friends! This post is going to be all about how to use the upside-down icing method to get a crisp top edge on your cake. I made this particular cake for Easter, and although I’m not totally proud of my smoothing ability, it definitely does have some sharp edges. It is extremely easy to do, so I want to hurry up and get this mini tutorial out here for you so you can use it on your future cakes![Read more]