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Making a Texas Layer Cake

If I had to pick my most favorite cake, it would be a toss up between my mom’s Texas Sheet cake and her carrot cake. When my birthday rolls around, I let her choose!  It is just too hard for … Continue reading

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Boden’s Under the Sea Cake

I had the opportunity to make a really FUN cake for a 3 year-old boy this week! Boden loves all things under the sea, including octopuses, turtles, sharks, whales, starfish, turtles and more. Boden loves chocolate, so the cake is chocolate with chocolate mousse filling. The base cake is frosted with chocolate fudge frosting, while the top cake is finished using vanilla mousse frosting. All the sea creatures are made from fondant. Continue reading

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Elizabeth’s Roses

My daughter, Elizabeth Rose turned 10 this month. She had attended my sculpting class and was very excited to try her hand at decorating her own cake this year. We decided on a 10 layer cake for this sweet ten … Continue reading

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Tootsie Roll Roses

A couple of months ago, I had the opportunity to teach a couple of cake classes to a group of local middle school students.  The program was a series of classes titled “Just Desserts.”  As a former middle school Math … Continue reading

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Sculpting Legos

Lots of kids love Lego cakes.  There are some cute little Lego candies out there. The candy comes in a nice set of pastel colors. For the primary color look, you’ll have to make your own. Fortunately, it is easy … Continue reading

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