Category: Dessert

  • How to Make a Surprise Inside Cake

    How to Make a Surprise Inside Cake

    Just a quick tutorial on how I made my “surprise” inside 1D (that’s One Direction for all of you non-tween girls out there) birthday cake for my daughter. An excellent step-by-step can be found here by Beth from Hungry Happenings. LOVE her creations and this post she wrote is what I followed to make this […]

  • Make Ahead Party Desserts and Tips

    We had our daughter’s high school graduation party last weekend.  It was one of the best parties we’ve ever thrown and it was a full team effort to put it together and to pull it off. It was a day full of sunshine, smiles, and full bellies. As we started to plan the menu for […]

  • Individual Fruit Pizza Cups

    Individual Fruit Pizza Cups

    There are a lot of “lasts” going on in our house.  Our oldest is graduating from high school so almost every day has a “last” something. Last home softball game. Last test.  Last prom. Last band concert. Then there is our youngest daughter who is spending her last days in elementary school.  With her we […]

  • Whipped Chocolate Ganache and Caramel Covered Pound Cake

    Whipped Chocolate Ganache and Caramel Covered Pound Cake

    My sister-in-law asked me to bring a “blog worthy” dessert for Easter dinner a couple of weeks ago.  Gee – no pressure at all. Thanks Kari! But then I had a vision. I bought two Sara Lee Pound Cakes, had some Kraft Caramel Bits on hand, and wanted to make the Whipped Chocolate Ganache again […]

  • Chick Cake Pops made with Donut Holes

    Chick Cake Pops made with Donut Holes

    Cake pops can be finicky for me.  Mixing up the cake mix with just the right amount of frosting has always been a guessing game – especially if I want that cake pop to stay on a stick – right side up. So I decided to try to make some chick cake pops out of […]