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A Farewell (for now)

This has been a tough week for me. I have been operating my at-home bakery business under an exemption from the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets as a “home processor” since April 2006. After I attested that I … Continue reading

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Walrus Cake (Wally, for short!)

This spring I had the opportunity to make a Walrus for a wedding/groom’s cake. I was really excited (and nervous) about making him. The customer asked that I try to replicate this picture. I fell in love with Wally (that’s … Continue reading

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Gumpaste Bow

For Alex’s 21st birthday, her mom wanted her cake to look like a present with a pretty pink bow. It was time to break out the gumpaste! I quickly colored the paste a brilliant pink with candy color and rolled it … Continue reading

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Owl Cake

My cake design process has changed lately due to interest in Pinterest. Sometimes I’m not so sure that I love this new trend, but other times it is a lot of fun to create a cake based on pictures of other … Continue reading

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Peace

Use edible paper, an airbrush and some basic piping and you can make this eye popping peace sign cake! Makenzie loves the peace sign, making this a perfect birthday cake choice. She loves all colors and especially adores chocolate! This … Continue reading

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