It was my father-in-law’s birthday not that long ago so I decided to make him an Opus One cake. Not only because he is our families wine connoisseur, but also because we had talked about trying it some day ever since we had used Opus One wine crates for decorations at my wedding. Even though […]

I love this little pear cake! It was this little cake that made me fall in love with cake decorating. Believe it or not this is the first cake I ever decorated…(besides a few cakes I did when I was nine). It was also the first time I ever used fondant.

Almost every year when I was growing up my Grandma would make my birthday cake. And she always gave me the choice of what kind I wanted. It was a hard decision since ALL of the cakes she made were fabulous! It usually came down to one of three cakes…Chocolate, banana or lemonade cake. It […]

I never realized what an art form cake decorating is. Sometimes I hear people talk a lot about how crazy they think it is to put so much time into decorating cakes when it’s just going to be eaten anyway…but I think that is the best part of decorating…

I made two of these cakes last year for superbowl parties. They were a fun way to celebrate and fun to make. I’ve seen a lot of cake designers pipe on grass with butter cream frosting. In fact they have a special piping tip to help give you the look of grass. But since this […]