This recipe is… everything. I could eat it by the bowl. It’s so rich, creamy, and soul-soothing. If you are a chocolate lover, you NEED this in your life. It’s not optional. Chocolate loving without ganache is like living without oxygen. You can’t do it. Anyway. Aside from being delicious, it is also a WONDERFUL… Continue reading Chocolate Ganache
This is my go-to recipe for sugar cookies and, if you follow the directions, they ALWAYS turn out. I have received so many compliments on the taste- it doesn’t really matter how you decorate them because they are just scrumptious. The cookies above are decorated with royal icing, which is wonderful and terrible at the… Continue reading Sugar Cookie Cut Out Dough
Marshmallow fondant. That wonderful sugary, Play Doh-y, versatile food beautifier. If you are ready to take your cakes to the next level and give yourself a lot of creative freedom, then learning to make (or use, if you decide to buy) fondant is going to be essential. I have found that the homemade fondant is… Continue reading Homemade Marshmallow Fondant
I have a confession to make. My vanilla cake recipe? The one that everyone loves? The one that I get more compliments on than anything else I make? ….it’s not mine. It’s a recipe I found on Pinterest. I didn’t even make any alterations to it. NONE. I make it EXACTLY the way the Pin… Continue reading Vanilla Cake- and my deepest, darkest secret
This is the frosting that I use on all of my buttercream cakes. The cream cheese in it not only adds good flavor, it also makes the consistency especially creamy. It smooths easily and still crusts in the refrigerator for easy crumb coating and transporting of cakes. This pipes well, smooths flawlessly, and tastes great.… Continue reading Buttercream Frosting
The inaugural blog post for MGMI!