Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing

Baked Sunday Mornings: Strawberry Supreme Cake

May 22, 2016 Baked Sunday Mornings
Strawberry Supreme Cake

It finally, FINALLY, feels like Spring around here, and I was so excited to have this Strawberry Supreme Cake on the Baked Sunday Mornings schedule this week. Let me break it down for you first, because there are a lot of different components of this cake: Three layers of strawberry cake Two different fillings: strawberry […]

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Minecraft Birthday Cake 2.0 {Checkerboard Cake}

May 19, 2016 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Minecraft Birthday Cake 2.0

  The other day I blogged about the easy way to make a Minecraft Birthday Cake, which I made for my niece last summer. Last month, my nephew decided he also wanted a Minecraft cake for his birthday, but his ideas were a little more complex: He drew these blueprints when we were out for […]

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Minecraft Birthday Cake 1.0

May 17, 2016 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Minecraft Cake 1.0

This post is a VERY belated documentation of my niece’s Minecraft Birthday Cake from last August. At the time I guess I thought it was really too simple to blog about, and didn’t look like much, but have since learned much more about the world of Minecraft cakes. I thought I would post about this easy […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Vegan Chocolate Cake with Almond Butter Frosting

April 24, 2016 Baked Sunday Mornings
Hippie Cake Slice

In honour of Earth Day, this week Baked Sunday Mornings has gone vegan! I’m not mad at it. One of my besties from work is vegan, and I’ve experimented making her a few egg-free and butter-free treats over the years. Instead of butter, this cake swaps in olive oil, and also has the curious addition […]

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Brown Sugar Cupcakes + Nicole’s Wedding Shower

April 19, 2016 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Brown Sugar Cupcakes

I feel like we’re entering prime wedding shower season, so I wanted to finally document the treats I made for my friend Nicole’s wedding shower ONE YEAR AGO (better late than never). I had so much fun making ALL THE SQUARES for Nicole & Geoff’s Engagement Party, and it’s truly my joy in life to […]

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Speckled Easter Egg Cake

March 29, 2016 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Easter Cake

This cake was on the front of Canadian Living last year and I was OBSESSED with it, but I was going to be in Florida for Easter, so I didn’t get a chance to make it. I was so excited (#bakingnerd) to finally tackle it this weekend! Inspired by an Instagram from Bake Shoppe, the inside […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: St. Patrick’s Drunk Bundt Cake

March 13, 2016 Baked Sunday Mornings
Drunk Bundt Inside

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up this Thursday, so this week’s Baked Sunday Morning assignment was a DRUNK BUNDT cake, and I am here for it.  There’s almost a full can of Guinness in the cake and both whiskey and Bailey’s in the glaze. Woof. I have to say, I am against most of the baking […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Conversation Heart Cakes

February 14, 2016 Baked Sunday Mornings
Conversation Heart Cakes

It’s pretty rare that the holiday/recipe we’re baking for from Baked Occasions actually falls on the Sunday we’re posting, so first of all Happy Valentine’s Day (if you believe in this sort of thing, which I do, basically as an excuse to bake cute things and eat chocolate). I was pretty excited to make these […]

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Espresso Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

January 27, 2016 Cakes, Cupcakes & Icing
Espresso Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Deb on Smitten Kitchen has been talking a lot lately about making things just because you want to make them, “Find a recipe that sounds good to you and make it immediately. Don’t put it in the queue; don’t save it on that to-cook-one-day list, just dive in and dig in”. While I embrace that […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Dolly’s Doughnut

January 17, 2016 Baked Sunday Mornings

I was so excited, yet so scared for this week’s assignment. Excited because this is a coconut bundt cake, with a chocolate/coconut/cream cheese filling and a white chocolate/coconut glaze, plus the whole thing is dressed up as the cutest doughnut ever in honour of Dolly Parton’s birthday (she loves coconut desserts!). Scared because my friend […]

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