Cake Basics 3 – Filling and Icing and STRAIGHT SIDES

Here’s where you see how I use all those tools I told you about in my list, guys! It’ll get you through to the crumbcoat (and the final coat, if you’re doing buttercream/ganache final coat), to just before fondant. Let me know if you have any questions! Ganache A combination of chocolate and cream. That’s…

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Cake Basics 2 – Getting the Cake in the Oven

Many of us are already comfortable with the basics of baking a cake layer, so though I’ll go into a very simple recipe below, I won’t belabor the point. But there are some nice basics and tips I want to go over with you (and I want to show you how I use some of…

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Cake Basics – Material and Tools You’ll Need to Get Started

I am starting up a list of caking equipment that I typically use, and therefore recommend (though please keep in mind that what I want from my caking equipment may not necessarily be what you want, and that there are many different ways of doing things) … still, I’ve gone through so many products over…

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The Night Circus In Town for Anya’s 13th

If you haven’t read The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, we sincerely think you should. It’s one of my favorites, and it’s one of Anya’s favorites (you know … because she has such great taste). Featuring a magical black-and-white circus, this book gave us plenty to work with for Anya’s 13th birthday this year. The…

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William’s 11th Birthday Party – Star Wars Praetorian Guard Theme

The Jedi love is strong with this one. We’ve done Star Wars for birthday parties several times over the years. The new series has just rekindled our love, and given us more fodder for party material. The fight scene with the Elite Praetorian Guards in The Last Jedi was William’s ultimate inspiration for his 11th…

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EA 2017 Cross Country Celebration

William’s Lego Batman 10th

Anya’s 12: Edgar Allan Poe


Luau Pig Cake for 8th Grade Graduation Pool Party

We set up a luau for the Catharine Blaine graduating class of 2017.       

Get’cher MDRT Gear!

** UPDATED FEBRUARY 2018 ** MDRT Gear is available here! =========================================== Here’s the original post linking to the previous site … =========================================== So last year, I fell in with one of my favorite groups of people in the whole entire world.  Mama Docs Run This (or MDRT) is composed entirely of physicians who also happen…

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