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Baby Einstein

My one year-old nephew has 2 toys that he loves: a giraffe and his Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes toy. When my sister-in-law called to ask me to make his first birthday cake, I knew I should make his favorite toy on top of the cake. While totally feasible, making the toy out of cake isn’t nearly as fun a my favorite way: rice krispy treats! 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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Making a Flip Flop Cake

I created this flip flop cake for my daughter. We decided to have a summer theme for her half-birthday (and her brother’s: they celebrate together and he let her pick, so he’s up for choosing next time.) What better way to celebrate summer than with a flip flop cake? Continue reading

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