Red Velvet Moon Pies

Red Velvet Moon Pies by Sweetapolita

Happy February! So far 2015 has been off to pretty good start with the excitement of my first book hitting shelves in just over 9 weeks (finally!), as well as spring on the horizon. It hasn’t been the worst winter … Continue reading

How to get WHITE buttercream when using REAL butter!!?!?

Hi friends!! This is a question I get often…”How do you get your buttercream to be white when using real butter?!” or “How do you get your marshmallow fondant to be a bright white?” Picture by Cakes by Raewyn For … Continue reading

{My Favourite} Chocolate Party Cupcakes with Vanilla Swirl Frosting

While these cupcakes aren’t anything super-frilly or fancy, they are my best-loved and most-baked treat, so it seemed only natural to share them with you. This past weekend we celebrated my sweet cakelet Reese’s 7th birthday (how is this possible–didn’t … Continue reading

Decorative Pie Crusts

decorative pie crusts

I LOVE LOVE LOVE making pies and I love playing with pastry to give my pies something as special on the outside as they are on the inside. Today I stumbled upon this amazing post on Martha Stewart’s blog with … Continue reading

Cake Servings Guide

Cake serving guide

It’s always a bit tricky calculating the size cakes you need to make in order to feed everyone at an event, and the maths is even harder for cakes with many tiers. Jem at has kindly designed an elegant … Continue reading