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traditional carrot cake

Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot cake is a delicious cake that is made with carrots and is infused with spices. Add in ingredients like nuts and pineapple for a decadent treat. A good scratch cake recipe is really the only way to go. GOOD being the key word there, am I right? When you get a good recipe right there is nothing else quite like it. A good scratch carrot cake recipe really is a must-have in your collection of staple recipes.

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edible glitter recipe

Edible Glitter Recipe

Edible glitter to be considered fully edible needs to be made from ingredients that are considered food by the FDA This edible glitter recipe is sparkly, easily customizable and made from 100% edible ingredients. So what’s considered edible? Well if you gain nutrients from eating the product and it is FDA approved as food, then…

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mirror glaze heart galaxy

Mirror Glaze Cakes

What is Mirror Glaze Cake? Mirror Glaze Cake is a shiny cake made by pouring a delicious chocolate sugar glaze that has gelatin in it over a frozen cake, called an entremet (oooh so french). You can use a variety of colors and shaped molds to make the frozen cake to get that super reflective…

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cream tart tutorial

Cream Tart Alphabet Letter Tutorial

Cream Tarts, cream biscuits, alphabet cakes, letter cakes, this dessert goes by many names but whatever you might call it, it’s definitely beautiful! These fresh and fruity desserts have taken the internet by storm! How do you make them? What is the crust made of? What is the filling? Well the good news is, after much research and taste-testing, I have de-coded the cream tart and I’m going to show you how to make one of your own!

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Sugar Geek of the Month Shelby Bower

Sugar Geek of the Month-Shelby Bower

Congratulations to our February Sugar Geek of the Month, Shelby Bower of Shelby Elizabeth Cakes! Shelby does phenomenal work from sculpted masterpieces to elegant wedding cakes. Check out our interview with Shelby to learn more about her and her incredible work!   How did you get into cake decorating? My first time experimenting with cake…

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Edible Geode Heart Cake Topper

Edible Geode Heart Cake Topper

Geodes are most definitely still a hot trend in the cake world and this heart shaped geode topper is the perfect thing to top off a special Valentine’s Day cake! Let’s take a look at how it’s done step-by-step, I’ll bet it’s easier than you think! Step 1 Take a good sized piece of aluminum…

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Valentine's Day Mirror Glaze Heart Cake

Valentine’s Day Mirror Glaze Heart Cake

Looking for a simple yet impressive dessert to serve your Valentine this year? Look no further! This Mirror Glaze Heart Cake really is super easy, crazy delicious and sure to impress. Your Valentine will wonder when you had time to secretly attend pastry school when they weren’t paying attention. Then they might wonder what else…

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Brushstroke Cake

The Brushstroke Cake

It’s so fun to see what new, amazing trends emerge in the world of cakes. A Russian bakery called Kalabasa recently sparked the newest design craze. Kalabasa calls them “feather cakes” but they have become known as “brushstroke” or “paintstroke” cakes. They have an incredible modern art feel to them and I couldn’t love them…

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