Tag Archive 'cake'

Nov 03 2011

Black Cat Cake

Published by under Autumn,Dessert,Holiday,How To

black cat cake

Ok, let me just get this out there. As evidenced by these pictures, I am not an artist. Not even close. It would have been easier to simply use candy for the eyes, and probably the nose, too. But my real cat has these beautiful green eyes, and I wanted to at least attempt to […]

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Nov 03 2011

Vanilla Buttermilk Cake and Instant Fudge Frosting

Published by under Chocolate,Dessert,Holiday


On Halloween, my cat turned 10 years old. My 3 year old niece thought throwing a birthday party for “the kitty,” as she likes to call Eleanor, was a great idea. Since we had the idea, I’d been trying to figure out how exactly you throw a party for a cat. I mean, the cat […]

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Oct 12 2011

Door County + Apple Cider Doughnuts

Published by under Autumn,Breakfast,Dessert

apple cider doughnuts

This past weekend, my parents and I drove through Door County, Wisconsin, to see the fall colors, take pictures, do some wine tasting, and spend some money on fun things. You know, like apple cider doughnuts, cherry strudel, rum fudge, caramels, and wine. And, um, the things we picked out after the wine tasting, which […]

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May 08 2011

Red Velvet Cake with Raspberries and Blueberries

Published by under Dessert,Holiday,Spring

the finished cake!

Happy Mother’s Day! This red velvet layer cake with cream cheese frosting and berries was a combination birthday/Mother’s Day cake. I tend to be more of a cupcake girl, but when it comes to a celebration, this cake is perfect. It’s attractive, but not fussy. It’s sweet, but not overly sweet. And because you can […]

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