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butterflies in spring cake

Butterflies in Spring Cake

I baked this butterflies in spring cake for a friend's niece. It was her 16th birthday.

decorating a cake with candy, butterfly cake

Decorating A Cake With Candy

Decorating a cake with candy is a fast, simple way to put a cake together. Every time I make a cake, the kids want to help, and I feel bad not being able to let them. (You know what a disaster that can be)!

easy-to-make ladybug cake

Ladybug Cake

This ladybug cake was so simple to make. The decorating process only took 1-1/2 hours from start to finish and the clean-up was a breeze!

New Years Clock Cake

New Years Clock Cake

This New Year's Eve Clock Cake is a 4 layer vanilla cake with vanilla filling and frosting covered with black and white fondant and painted numbers.

This cake was very simple as I used organic cake and frosting mix from Whole Foods Market. I used 2 cake mixes and one frosting mix.

ground hog day cake

Ground Hog Day Cake

Just in case the ground hog sees his shadow, you might just need a ground hog day cake to cheer you up.

Items I used to make the ground hog cake:

holiday cheese platter cake

Holiday Cheese Platter Cake

I USED THREE DIFFERENT TYPES OF BAKING DISHES TO CREATE THIS CHEESE PLATE CAKE PLATTER. I USED A PAN OF MINI CHRISTMAS TREE MOLDS TO CREATE THE CLUSTER OF GRAPES. I ROLLED BALLS OF CAKE AND ADHERED IT TO THESE CAKES WITH FROSTING.

Christmas cake decorating ideas - poinsettia cake

Christmas Cake Decorating Ideas

This traditional Christmas Cake design features poinsettias piped in buttercream. The cake is created with a 9" square tier and a 6" round tier.

4th of July Cake - firecracker

4th of July Cake

This 4th of July Cake is an exploding firecracker, decorated with stars and firework streaks made from run-out icing.

valentines cupcakes instructions

Valentines Cupcakes

Here are two relatively simple Valentine cupcakes you can make, both using marshmallow fondant. Preparation for both kinds of cupcakes is the same.

A. Level the hump of the cupcake with a cake knife.

valentines cake decorating design

Valentines Cake Decorating Design

Say "I love you" with homemade cake decorating designs for Valentines Day. This is not a complicated cake to make. Just prepare the marshmallow fondant a day ahead.

What you'll need for Valentine Cake Decorating Designs:
 

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