The Mystery Behind Joconde Cakes

I have seen different joconde cakes over the years and have always been amazed at how beautiful and mysterious they are. “What is a joconde cake?” you ask; it is basically a decorative almond flavored sponge cake that is wrapped […]

Candy Corn Cake

If there is one candy that most symbolizes the fall holidays I would have to say it is candy corn. I am not crazy for them myself, but I have a lot of friends who anxiously await this time of […]

Vintage Bug Cake and Flying Wiener Dog

What is the connection between a vintage Bug cake and a flying wiener dog? Keep reading to find out. Last weekend was my youngest daughter’s 13th birthday. Usually she comes up with a very specific cake request for me, such […]

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

I know that summer ended a couple of weeks ago and that I should really be turning my focus towards pumpkin and apples but I just can’t seem to get into the autumn mindset quite yet. Our temperatures have been […]

Sculpting Humpty Dumpty in Chocolate

I’m going to finish up this series on my Puss in Boots cake with a tutorial on sculpting Humpty Dumpty out of chocolate. Check out my post on Sculpting Puss in Boots in Chocolate for instructions on Puss. Humpty was […]

Sculpting Puss in Boots in Chocolate

Last week I shared with you how I made the structure to my Puss in Boots cake. This week I am going to share instructions on sculpting Puss and Humpty Dumpty out of modeling chocolate. Today I will start with […]