The Perfect Tender White Cake (with whipped cream cheese cloud frosting & berries)

the perfect tender white cake (with whipped cream cheese frosting and berries)

I’m in birthday party prep mode today. Yesterday was the last day of school and today we’re baking up cakes, making fondant, and getting goody bags and games ready for Max’s 6th birthday party tomorrow! This will be his first official “just friends” birthday party, and he is super pumped about it. I did a… 

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Classic Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting (regular or heart shaped)

Classic Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

Happy Valentine’s Day! I have to say, holidays have become so much more fun now that my kids are old enough to get excited about them. Valentine’s Day for us usually means a stay at home date with a special meal made after the kids go to bed. But this year, my crazy parents are keeping… 

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Pumpkin Spice Roll

Pumpkin Spice Roll

I was planning on sharing a Thanksgiving side dish with you today, but it was a royal flop so I decided to make something pumpkin instead. Pumpkin heals all wounds. And, let’s face it, the whole (north american) world, including myself, is pretty much obsessed with pumpkin right now. And, I was in need of… 

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Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

triple chocolate cupcakes

I couldn’t pass up the chance to make a chocolately, decadent treat in honor of Valentine’s Day. They are pretty much best buds after all. And, can you believe there’s not a single cupcake recipe on this blog? I couldn’t. I even had to double check my archives to make sure one didn’t slip in… 

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Strawberry & Lime Layer Cake

Strawberry & Lime Layer Cake

I can’t believe it’s already been a year since I first posted about our brand new baby girl. Ahhhh! *tears* She’s growing up too fast! I love the baby stage. Just look at those cute baby cheeks (below) and tell me you don’t want to squish them all day long. I know there’s a lot of wonderful times… 

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Christmas Cookie Puzzle

Christmas Cookie Puzzle

This is a fun gift or activity for the child (or child-like person) in your life. An edible puzzle, to be decorated to your heart’s content and then eaten afterwards. Who says you can’t play with your food? These are a lot of fun to make and after snapping the above photo, I let my… 

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Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This is a great last-minute dessert for company or when your craving something pumpin-y. I got this recipe from my cousin Rachel. It comes together in one bowl with simple ingredients and results in a comforting moist yet fluffy spiced cake. This is the kind of dessert that I can eat way to much of. The… 

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Perfect Party Cake and Frosting

buttercream and chocolate cake 14

I know it may seem a bit presumptuous of me to put the word “perfect” in the title of this blog post but there are a couple of reasons why it’s there. The chocolate cake is light while still remaining moist and sturdy. Because the cake is sturdy it makes for easy decorating, trimming, etc…. 

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Zucchini Carrot Cake with Maple-Brown Sugar Frosting

Zucchini Carrot Cake with Maple-Brown Sugar Frosting

First of all I want to thank you all so much for your sweet comments last week on my Blogversary post. It really made me wish that each and every one of you could win the giveaway. Unfortunately it cannot be so and I had to pick only one lucky winner. I considered writing out each… 

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