Sprinkle Groom’s Cake

Second cake for Kenzie and Dane’s wedding.  I think it is so adorable!  Here’s a look at the top because it too is so adorable. Here’s the story behind this cake, Kenzie came over before her wedding and we planned her cake.  It was to be a three layer chocolate cake with buttercream stripes.  I … Continue reading

Traditional Tres Leches Cake

Courtney wanted Tres Leches for dessert for 4th of July so why not?  This one is particularly good, I think because the cake is light and airy and therefore soaks up more of the three milk mixture. cake 5 eggs, whites and yolks separated 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Boston Cream Pie

When I was younger, every time I went to visit my Grandma Smith, we would make a Boston Cream Pie.  I can’t believe there isn’t a legit Boston Cream Pie on my blog already.  My niece and her fiancee came over last night for dinner so I made this beauty for dessert.  It was divine … Continue reading

Train Birthday Cake

Both my parents have birthdays in July but they live in Illinois so we don’t get to see them that often let alone celebrate birthdays with them.  They just came for a visit so I thought it would be fun to have a joint birthday party for them while they were here.  I made my … Continue reading

Sandcastle Birthday Cake

Our cute neighbors were having birthdays this week so I pulled out my new Nordic Ware Castle pan and made a Sandcastle Cake for them. The cake is made with a yellow cake mix using this recipe here. The “sand” is 1 pack of graham crackers which I ran through the food processor until sandlike. … Continue reading