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{Bake} The Outlaw Mom’s Gingerbread Sweetheart Mini Cakes and Cake Balls

July 21, 2011 in All Posts, Bake, Celebrate

E & C are getting married! To celebrate, Jane and I made them Gingerbread Sweetheart Cakes. These sweet little cakes would be perfect for celebrating Valentine’s Day, a birthday or an anniversary, too! Ingredients gingerbread cake (from scratch or mix) almond buttercream frosting (or cream cheese frosting) fondant candy melts (or white chocolate) heart-shaped cookie cutter Step […]

{Bake} Delphinium Dollop Chocolate Cake Balls

May 13, 2011 in All Posts, Bake

Sometimes cake pops can be too time-consuming and labor intensive.  Sometimes a treat on a stick – no matter how trendy – is not the right dessert for your mood or your occasion.  Sometimes simple is best. Save yourself time and effort and create a delicious bite-sized dessert with minimal effort by following my cake […]

{Celebrate} The Rise of Spring: Easter Craft & Baking Recap

April 28, 2011 in All Posts, Bake, Celebrate, DIY

I’ve always looked forward to back-to-school sales in early August, which mark the imminent start of the school year ahead.  New academic apparel means Halloween – the first official “holiday” of Fall – is around the corner, with Thanksgiving soon to follow, and Christmas rounding out the holiday season in early Winter. This trio of […]

{Celebrate} Easy Valentine’s Day Cake

February 12, 2011 in All Posts, Bake, Celebrate, Toddler Activities

We made this cake for Hubby’s birthday, but it’s just as easily a Valentine’s Day cake. First, we greased and floured a heart-shaped Wilton pan, which you can easily find at Michael’s or online. One trick to avoiding Crisco-hands is to scoop out the vegetable shortening in a paper towel instead of directly onto your […]

{Bake} Favorite Buttercream Frosting Recipe

February 12, 2011 in All Posts, Bake

This is the BEST buttercream frosting recipe I’ve come across and it’s the same one my mom used for all of my birthday cakes since the ’70s.  It’s my mom’s recipe, but I’m pretty sure it’s basically the Wilton recipe.  This frosting is easy as pie and takes all of 15 minutes.  You’ll love it! […]