Vintage Eyelet & Buttons Wedding

White Hydrangea Cake by Too Nice To Slice

There is something so soft and feminine about lace, especially white eyelet lace.  No matter the pattern or overall design, eyelet is a classic and it beautifully sets the stage for today's feature.   We're loving this mod-circle eyelet paired with soft yellow, vintage buttons and subtle crystal ... Continue Reading

Ombre Cake Love

Purple Ombre Cake by Miso Bakes

Our contributor, Miso of Miso Bakes, is back with some lovely cakes for us today.... Ombre. Gradience. Gradation. Regardless of what you like to call it, this color trend is in. I see it everywhere starting from nail art to hair color to interior design to cookies, cakes and dessert tables. I ... Continue Reading

Giveaway: Pink KitchenAid Mixer!

KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway on Half Baked

It's Monday and we have a wonderful giveaway for you today!  It not only includes an awesome prize but promotes a great cause.  We're all familiar with the Susan G. Komen foundation and their amazing leadership in the fight against breast cancer.  Over the last ten years, their Cook for the Cure® ... Continue Reading

Woodland Forest Baby Shower Cake

Woodland Baby Shower Cake by The Well Dressed Cake

It's Friday again and we have an adorable cake to wrap up the week!  I'm really loving all of the woodland forest themed parties that have popped up over the last year.  Most of them tend to be birthday parties but a woodland theme is perfect for a baby shower as well.  Just think of all the furry, ... Continue Reading

Ruffles & Lace

Vintage Ruffles & Lace Cake by Erica O'Brien

I've always been a fan of simple, sophisticated and modern.  Whether we're talking about clothing, furniture, or cake!  That is my personal style and at one point in my life I would have cringed at the idea of lace and ruffles.  Over the years, my taste has evolved and I now find myself drawn to ... Continue Reading

Recipe: Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake Recipe

Our cupcake contributor, Lauren of Crave. Indulge. Satisfy, is back with a bright and summery recipe to start off the week... When I think of summer, bright yellow lemons and sipping on a glass of fresh squeezed lemonade come to mind. I am a huge fan of lemons, and really all things sour.  As a ... Continue Reading


From Plate to Cake

White China Cake by Jessicakes

We talk a lot about inspiration here at Half Baked.  Our site is meant to inspire you!  And time and time again we see that a great cake can be inspired by just about anything... an invitation, a pillow, name it!  Today's cake was inspired by a collection of ladylike stoneware plates ... Continue Reading

We Have a Winner!

Bird's Party Giveaway Winner

It’s time for us to announce our lucky winner of the $100 Gift Card to Bird’s Party.  Someone is going to have fun selecting from all of Bird's adorable party collections... Congrats Becky!  I know you are going to love your loot from Bird’s Party!  Can't wait to see how you use your prize.  ... Continue Reading

Graphic & Glitz

Graphic & Glitz Dessert Table

If I had to describe today's feature in one word it would be lovely!  Maybe that's because I love the soft color palette of charcoal, white and rose with a subtle touch of gold.  Maybe it's the darling mix of hearts and stars.  But to me, this incredible display portrays the feeling of love.  You ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

Chocolate Macarons with Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Macarons Recipe by Barry Callebaut

It can be so hard to get going after a long holiday weekend.  And there's no pick-me-up like chocolate, especially fine chocolate!  So to help you jump start this week, we have a delicious double chocolate recipe for you.  Created by the chocolate experts at Callebaut Chocolate, these little goodies ... Continue Reading