Thomas the Train Smash Cake

Thomas the Train Smash Cake

Thomas the Train Smash Cake with Homemade Marshmallow Fondant decorations and vanilla buttercream for a little boy’s 1st birthday party!

Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Vanilla Swiss Meringue Buttercream is a silky smooth buttercream perfect for any cupcake or cake recipe. Easy to color and decorate!

Red Velvet Brownies with Cheesecake Swirl

Red Velvet Brownies with Cheesecake Swirl

Red Velvet Brownies with Cheesecake Swirl have a delicious cheesecake filling swirled and baked right in. Perfect for holidays!

Baby Bluebird Cupcakes

Baby Bluebird Cupcakes

Baby Bluebird Cupcakes have adorable frosting bluebirds in a toasted coconut nest. These cupcakes are perfect for spring or a baby shower!

Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake with Coffee Buttercream

Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake with Coffee Buttercream

Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake with Coffee Buttercream is a delicious, classic chocolate cake with a perfectly silky coffee buttercream.

Welcome 2010!

Welcome 2010!

Happy New Year! I have been dreaming about 2010 for a LONG time. I started graduate school in Chicago in 2004 knowing that I would not be done until close to 2010, at which point I planned to move back to St. Louis where my 

Buche de Noel

Buche de Noel

A traditional French Yule Log cake, Buche de Noel is a show stopper dessert for any holiday gathering. This version is chocolate inside!

Cheesecake Factory Godiva Chocolate Cheesecake Copycat

Cheesecake Factory Godiva Chocolate Cheesecake Copycat

Inspired by Cheesecake Factory Godiva Chocolate Cheesecake. Layers of flourless chocolate cake, chocolate cheesecake, chocolate mousse, and ganache!

Chocolate Overdose Cake

Chocolate Overdose Cake

I saw this cake a long time ago, and immediately saved the recipe, knowing I would make it for a special occasion. I finally decided that my sister’s birthday was the perfect opportunity. We both love chocolate, and you can’t get much more chocolate than 

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and Nut Free Marzipan Carrots

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and Nut Free Marzipan Carrots

These Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting are adorned with homemade nut-free marzipan carrots. These cupcakes are perfect for Easter or spring!