Wedding Cupcakes

One of my gorgeous friends got married in Adelaide on the weekend.  It was so much fun to head to my old hometown to catch up with everyone and be a part of her special day.   One of the things that I loved most about it is that friends and family all pitched in…

The Monkey Cake, Part Two: The Decoration & Buttercream

So today is all about how to make the icing on the cake…. literally! And this is where Sonia came into her own on the cake making….without her I probably would have been in tears as my butter was too soft and I was struggling to get the consistency I needed to be able to…

Super Tasty (and easy) Carrot Cake

This cake is one with memories attached, as most treat foods tend to have.  I first made this cake in Canada in June of 2004, as my best friend’s wedding cake.  The theme was relaxed midsummer, and a carrot cake was the perfect cake match.   Its light and moist texture with the richness of the…