Holiday Cookie Exchange

No-Bake Mini Truffle Tarts  |

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it's nice to slow down for a moment and do something special for your friends and loved ones.  One of the most classic ways to show we care is to give the gift of baked goods!  Because really, who doesn't appreciate a sweet homemade treat?  So today ... Continue Reading

1st Cake of Christmas

Christmas Garland by Wild Orchid Baking Co  |

I can hardly stand it!  I feel like a little kid on Christmas morning.... waiting.... waiting... waiting... for The 12 Cakes of Christmas!!  This is the second year for this cake series and I am thrilled to see how it has grown since 2011.  Twelve days of festive holiday cake inspiration to make you ... Continue Reading

12 Cakes of Christmas!!

The 12 Cakes of Christmas  |

This is, by far, my favorite time of year.  The excitement, the buzz, the joy of the holiday season!  And tonight I'm happy to announce the return of The 12 Cakes of Christmas!!  This is the second year for this cake series and I am thrilled to see how it has grown and evolved over the last year.  ... Continue Reading

Winter Cottage Cake

Winter English Cottage Cake by Alison Lawson  |

Oh my goodness, things are starting to get very jolly around here!  December has finally arrived and we can really start to celebrate the holiday season!  Christmas music made it's 2012 debut in my home yesterday.  Today I'm putting the finishing touches on our newest cake series that is about to ... Continue Reading

Online Cake Decorating Class

Fav Baking Gadgets with My Cake School

Christmas Gifts for Bakers  |

This month we're helping you prep for the holidays and all of the major baking headed your way.  With numerous baking related giveaways to help you update your tool kit  (have you entered to win the Cupcake Stands or the Beau-coup credit yet?).  Helpful tips and advice from your favorite bakers and ... Continue Reading

Giveaway : $100 to Beau-coup

$100 Beau-coup Giveaway  |

**** WINNER UPDATE.  This giveaway is now closed.  Our lucky winner is… Liz Lanza who said “I love the personalized lip balm!” on November 27, 2012 at 9:06 pm.  Congratulations Liz!  Please contact me before Friday, December 7th to claim your prize.  Enjoy! **** We're getting ready for the ... Continue Reading

Giveaway : Cupcake Stands

Cupcake Stand Giveaway  |

**** WINNER UPDATE.  This giveaway is now closed. Our lucky winner is… Nicole who said “I would LOVE the large black flower petal stand!” on November 26, 2012 at 5:11 pm.  Congratulations Nicole!  Please contact me before Wednesday, December 5th to claim your prize.  Enjoy! **** It’s that time ... Continue Reading

DIY : Cinnamon Sugar Turkey Feathers

Puff Pastry Turkey Feathers  |

Turkey Day is here!  And I have a super simple, yet impressive treat to add to your dessert lineup.  Between the pumpkin cupcakes and the apple pie cupcakes, why not serve up some turkey feathers?  Puffy and flaky and oh-so-sweet turkey feathers.  Man they are delicious.  AND slightly addictive ... Continue Reading

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cake

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cake  |

How do you know when the holidays are upon us?  The change in temperature outside?  The hustle and bustle?  Or the pumpkin spice lattes popping up at all of your favorite coffee shops?!  Today's cake celebrates the feeling of fall with it's seasonal latte-inspired goodness!  Layers upon layers of ... Continue Reading

Giveaway : $150 to Minted

Giveaway : Win $150 to Minted  |

**** WINNER UPDATE.  This giveaway is now closed. Our lucky winner is… Jessica Ludwig who said “I liked minted on Facebook!” on November 19, 2012 at 10:27 pm.  Congratulations Jessica!  Please contact me before Thursday, Nov 29th to claim your prize.  Enjoy! **** It's that time of year again!  ... Continue Reading