Galaxy Layer Cake

Galaxy Cake by Sweetapolita

Hello, hello from a land far, far away! I bring cake . . . So lately I’ve been a tad sprinkle-obsessed, and I can honestly say that when I close my eyes I see sprinkles. It’s been an exciting 3 … Continue reading

Spring Picks: Cake Stands!

Sweetapolita Spring Picks Cake Plates

Well, it’s no secret that I have a thing for cake stands (or when we’re feeling fancy, cake “pedestals”), and when I first got into cakery, I would pick up any that caught my eye, and loved to keep them … Continue reading

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