Orange Blueberry Lane Cake

An Orange and Blueberry Lane Cake that's filled with blueberry curd and topped with orange cream cheese frosting. It's beautiful.

Orange Blueberry Lane Cake with Orange Cream Cheese frosting and Blueberry Walnut filling Oh this beautiful cake was amazing! I was flipping through a magazine and came across a Lane Cake recipe and wondered what the heck a Lane Cake was. Turns out it’s a favorite southern cake that is usually made with a bourbon […]

Rum Buttercream

Easy Rum Buttercream that is great on just about any cake. It's perfect for a spice cake! from #DietersDownfall

Spiced Cake – Day two – Rum Buttercream I love a good frosting recipe and I’m getting much more confident with buttercream. I’m still not sure if this is a Swiss Meringue buttercream, French meringue buttercream or an Italian buttercream. I think that they all taste great, and I don’t think it really matters. However, […]

Strawberry Meringues

Simply Exquisite! Meringue shells, strawberry curd, crème fraîche, and fresh fruit.

Meringue Shells with Strawberry Rhubarb Curd, Homemade Crème Fraîche, and fresh Strawberries Mmmm! This dessert was amazing. It was a little difficult to eat, but it sure was good! I enjoyed it immensely! The crisp meringue was amazing, the sweet and tart combination of the Crème Fraîche and Strawberry curd was wonderful, and the fresh fruit was […]

Seven Minute Frosting

Seven Minute Frosting - Better than seven minutes in heaven! from

Marshmallow Roulade – Day Two – Seven Minute Frosting I have a love/hate relationship with seven minute frosting. I LOVE to eat it, and I hate to make it… You see, previously when I’ve made it, the frosting turned out gritty because the sugar didn’t completely dissolve while I was making it. It turns out […]

Easter Bunny Macarons

How to make Easter Bunny Macarons. Give them a try. You won't be sorry. from

Easter Carrot Cake – Day Two – Easter Bunny Macarons Here comes Peter Cottontail, hoppin’ down the bunny trail! Hippy, Hoppity, Easter’s on its way! I love Easter, but  I love Spring even more. We got another batch of snow on Sunday night and I was so bummed! My bulbs are starting to push up […]

Lemon Sponge Cake

White Sponge Cake with a hint of Lemon mixed in. Recipe makes 3 layers. from

Raspberry Lemon Cake – Day Two – Lemon Sponge Cake I’d like to discuss something new to me. Something that, until recently, I didn’t think I really needed. Just a small baking accessory that I thought for sure was a gimmick. Well, take a look at the photo below and let me know which cake […]

Birthday Cake

Six Layer Birthday Cake decorated with Strawberry Whoppers and Pocky Sticks! from

It’s my birthday! Yep! It’s October 31. I’m a little Spook. A Pumpkin. A Witch. All these nicknames that I got from my mother because I was born on Halloween. Do you have a nickname? Do you love it or hate it?  There have been a few nicknames over the years that I was not […]

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Creamy Swiss Meringue Buttercream was a great frosting for my Birthday cake! From

Birthday Cake – Day Two – Swiss Meringue Buttercream Frosting I wanted to try a new frosting. One that I had heard was challenging and delicious. I’ve seen many bloggers make Swiss Meringue so I figured I’d give it a try. I tried twice and almost cried! This frosting was finicky. I used a recipe […]

Marshmallow Fluff

Perfect Marshmallow Fluff takes less than 20 minutes to make! from

High Hat Brownies with Marshmallow Fluff – Day One – Homemade Marshmallow Fluff I am so proud of myself. This was a small victory of mine and I am very happy with that I have accomplished. I made Marshmallow Fluff , just so I can make this awesome dessert this week! The next big step […]

Chocolate Mousse Cake with Truffles

Triple Chocolate Threat! #Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Mousse Frosting and Chocolate #Truffles! from

Three Layer Chocolate Mousse Cake with Chocolate Raspberry Truffles Oh Wow! This is a chocolate-lovers dream cake! Three layers of Chocolate Cake. Chocolate Mousse Frosting Chocolate Raspberry Truffles Let me take a minute to harness my inner Jack Nicholson for a second … ahem… You can’t  handle the Chocolate. Lol… okay, I’m sorry for that…  But in […]