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

We Have a Winner!

Edible Details Giveaway Winner

It’s time for us to announce our lucky winner of the $100 Gift Card to Edible Details.  Someone is going to have adorable fondant cupcake toppers or 3D characters (or both!) at her next party... Congrats Maggie!  I know you are going to love your fondant creations!  Brittany created custom ... Continue Reading

Love Is Sweet

Lemonade Cupcakes - Grey & Yellow Wedding Desserts

Today we're showcasing a lovely dessert table that just screams summer!  It's cheery, bright and makes me smile with its vibrant, lemon yellow details.  This brilliant display, featuring an amazing cake and cupcake stand by Jan Kish, was created for a wedding filled with burlap, succulents and ... Continue Reading

Welcome Our New Contributors

Welcome Miso - New Half Baked Contributor

Today we have some exciting news!  As Half Baked continues to grow, I wanted to find some new ways to bring you fresh and original content.  So... over the next few months we'll be adding several new contributing writers!  They will be sharing new ideas, designs and recipes from their respective ... Continue Reading

Grey Ombre & Ruffles Cake

Ombre & Ruffles Cake by Superfine Bakery

If you saw yesterday's post, you know I am really loving the ombre fashion trend right now.  Especially how it has translated into the cake world!  We took a look at several charming gradient cakes but I thought I would save one for today.  It's Friday after all.  We all need something lovely to ... Continue Reading

Ombre Cakes

Ombre Cake by Maggie Austin

Over the weekend my husband and I did a little shopping and I picked up the cutest ombre t-shirt from Banana.  I'm really loving the ombre trend right now.  I started thinking about all of the lovely gradient cakes I've seen lately.  So today we're showcasing some our favorite ombre cakes!  Enjoy ... Continue Reading


Giveaway: Edible Details

Edible Details Cupcake Toppers Giveaway

We wrap up one giveaway up and jump right into the next one!  This week's giveaway is all about the details.  Sugary, fondant, edible details.  Whether it's a birthday party, shower or wedding, a great party has great details.  Brittany, the owner of Edible Details, gets this.  She knows how to turn ... Continue Reading

We Have a Winner!

Summer Reading Giveaway Winner

What a great way to start off the week!  It’s time for us to announce the lucky winner of our Summer Reading Giveaway including three great baking books and a $50 gift certificate to Merah Muda.  So here goes... Congrats Molly! I know you will enjoy your fabulous new tote bag from Merah Muda ... Continue Reading

Coco Chanel Pearl Cakes

Pearl Necklace Cake by Sweet Grace Cake Design

Prepare to swoon.  Today's cakes are so charming that I'm almost at a loss for words.  Almost.  Created by Lisa Rochelle of Sweet Grace Cake Design, these cakes are both elegant and feminine.  They're simple yet sophisticated.  Channeling the style icon known for her little black dress and strand of ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

Real Party: Beach Side Wedding

Pink & Orange Beachside Wedding

I love the beach.  I love weddings.  So it doesn't get much better than a beach side wedding!  Especially when it has a stunning dessert bar created by The Pastry Studio!  This pink and orange sweets table is bright, cheerful and perfect for summer.  Starfish and lush flowers set the scene for this ... Continue Reading