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Ballet Slipper Cake

Ballet slippers are the perfect adornment for a ballet-themed party. I had a vision of beautiful white glittery ballet shoes, and set about making them for Bailey’s 5th birthday party. I included a picture tutorial below showing some of the … Continue reading

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Streamer Cakes

A few years ago, a customer called wanting a cake with streamers on it. Her hope was that they’d be 3 dimensional, edible and brightly colored. Straws. They’d be perfect for creating any type of streamer I needed. Quickly I … Continue reading

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Tiara Cake

A lot of little girls have princess parties. Castles and cakes that look like a princess are my most common cake request for the pre-school girl set. Several months ago I received a call from a woman who was hosting … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cupcakes

After many tries I have finally perfected a strawberry cupcake recipe that is totally natural ingredients (ie: no strawberry jello or other artificial things) but it needs to be pink and taste like strawberry. A few years ago, a friend … Continue reading

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It all started when I was a girl, about 10 years old living in North Carolina. Lollipops were all the rage! Do you remember when those big round pops were being sold everywhere? Well, moms everywhere started buying lollipop molds and making them for school fundraisers, and just for fun! My mom developed a special hard candy chocolate lollipop that is our favorite to this day. Continue reading

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