Welcome: Cookies & Cupcakes

Cookie & Cupcake Kits

Half Baked is thrilled to welcome another great vendor to our growing list of sponsors.  Thunder Bay Press has released two great baking kits, written by Anneka Manning, that are right up our alley!  Cookies and Cupcakes!  Easy-to-follow recipes for downright delicious treats that will have everyone ... Continue Reading

Recipe: Whiskey Ginger Cookie

Whiskey Ginger Cookie

For Father's Day this year, why not skip the tie and go for something Dad can really enjoy.  All dads love a good cookie and most enjoy a classic cocktail (especially after a long day!).  Batch from Scratch has the perfect solution to satisfy Dad's sweet tooth while keeping him in the spirit of the ... Continue Reading

Ballerina Inspired Sweets

Ballerina Inspired Cake by Intricate Icings

What little girl doesn't love to dance?  And as big girls, we all look back fondly on our first dance class... the tutus, the tights, our hair swept back into a neat little bun.  Maybe it's because of the movie Black Swan.  Maybe it's because dancers are the ultimate image of elegance and grace.  ... Continue Reading

Sweet Treat: Peeps Cookies

Peeps Cookies by Sweet Sugarbelle  |  TheCakeBlog.com

Today is our first Easter related post for 2011 and we're starting things off with an adorably sweet treat.   I recently discovered a cookie genius, a mastermind of creative cookies.  Some of you may already know her.  She goes by the name Sweet SugarBelle and I'm just thrilled to share one of her ... Continue Reading

Sweet Treat: Sugar Rush Cookie

Sugar Rush Cookie

Who doesn't love a good sugar rush?  Especially when it's shaped like a heart and covered in fluffy frosting!  That's why I'm loving these delightful Sugar Rush Cookies from Isabella's Cookie Company.  What a clever name for an even cuter cookie!  The Sugar Rush is a soft heart-shaped sugar cookie ... Continue Reading

Christmas Cookie Exchange

Christmas Cookie Swap

Obviously, I like to bake.  But around the holidays there are so many other things to do!  So I understand that whipping up batches of Christmas cookies is not only time consuming, but can be overwhelming.  That's why I love the idea hosting a Christmas Cookie Exchange.  It's a great excuse to get ... Continue Reading

Homemade Holiday Treats

Homemade Christmas Presents

Every year we find ourselves in the same situation.  We want to give something special to our friends, neighbors, coworkers and teachers for Christmas.  But since this list of recipients can be lengthy, the gift needs to be relatively inexpensive.  Here are some clever yet simple ideas that will ... Continue Reading

Guest Post: Hawaiian Fall Wedding

Hawaiian Cake & Cookie Inspiration

Being a huge fan of Half Baked – The Cake Blog, I was delighted and honored to be a guest blogger while Carrie is attending to her newest sweet creation. My husband Rick Reichart and I own a cake design company called cakelava, located in Kailua on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. cakelava is a Top Tier ... Continue Reading