She Makes Seashells

I’m in the process of making a beach themed bridal shower cake. I decided to go more classic instead of kitschy. I’m making a three layer pound cake, filled with tangy lemon curd and frosted with a homemade butter-based buttercream. No shortening here! The final touch is white chocolate molded seashells. I’m really excited about…

Cake Balls…Finally!

After reading and seeing endless posts from Bakerella, Family Circle, Martha Stewart, et al it was about time I make cake balls too! For a recent bachelorette weekend, I made a chocolate cake, chocolate frosting and finished with a dip in violet Wilton candy melts. I used a double boiler to melt the candy, but…

367…

367.  That’s how many days old this little baby is.  12 months, 2 days.  I can’t believe I’ve gotten to this point.  A year seems like a lifetime ago.  I was in a very transitional place in my career and this blog grew out of the frustration of not being able to express my creativity…