Strawberries were on sale this week. On sale, as in so cheap the supermarket could just as well have given them away, type of cheap. So I bought a ton of strawberries, not just to make this cake but to have plain or to make milkshakes out of. This is a two layer 9” x 13” cake covered with cream cheese whipped cream frosting and garnished with hearts cut out from strawberries. Continue reading
Category Archives: Cakes
These Easter rabbit cakes were made from the same rabbit cake pan, so I had to bake each cake one at a time, allow the first cake to thoroughly cool before I could remove it from the pan, wash the pan and then bake the second cake. There are so many more cute rabbit cake pans available now, I was planning on getting a new one but just didn’t get around to it. Continue reading
This post is in response to a couple of requests for a tutorial on how to make a mannequin cake. This is just one way to make a mannequin cake, and I should more aptly say, this is how I make a mannequin cake. I’ve been wanting to do this for a while, but I’ve been so busy lately. Continue reading
These are really fun to make bunny cakes; they might just get the kids interested in helping out. I found this idea leafing through an old magazine in an antique store. In an ad for sweetened coconut flakes were instructions on how to make a bunny cake. Continue reading
This chiffon cake flavored with coffee and decorated with piped buttercream shamrocks is very similar to my earlier coffee chiffon cake, but with three variations.
First, I slightly increased the sugar by ¼ cup, so instead of using 1 ½ cups sugar, I used 1 ¾ cups. I thought if there was a little bit more sugar added to the whipped egg whites it would render the egg whites more stable, thus producing consistent results regardless of the humidity. Continue reading