Johanna’s Lemon Cupcakes
My youngest nephew, and his friends, often refer to me as “Annie the cake maker,” and for baby Johanna’s first birthday, I didn’t want to disappoint! The only request was that the cupcakes be delicious and somewhat incorporate baby Johanna’s adorable pink corduroy dress.
I learned a few great tricks during this cupcake/cake adventure! (more…)
Edible Undies for Stephanie’s Bachelorette Party
My dear friend Stephanie is getting married in April. Stephanie and I have been friends since high school, through all
the high school, college, and 9 to 5 highs and lows! As her bachelorette party approached, I knew I wanted to do something fun and different, with a traditional bachelorette party flair. My only hesitation was that Stephanie has lived in Kansas City since high school, and I wasn’t exactly sure how much bachelorette party “flair” her friends would find appropriate! (Stephanie is always up for anything!) (more…)
Isaac’s Superhero Cake
I have always loved to bake, and in honor of being a wannabe foodie, I always decorated my desserts using simple and complimentary ingredients to enhance the flavor of the dessert (fruit, chocolate, nuts, herbs, etc). Although intrigued by serious cake decorating, I quickly judged fondant covered cakes as adult play dough. I would never subject my taste buds to such mediocrity, when I could cover my cakes in rich butter cream, tangy cream cheese, or dark chocolate fudge! Who wants a cake that looks good, when you can eat a cake that tastes good?!? (more…)