Each new cake design takes me on a unique artistic journey, but I most enjoy the process when the theme holds a special place in my heart. If you know me well, you know that I love dogs because … DOGS ARE AWESOME! Really, what’s there not to love? Dogs embody love, goodness, loyalty, they force you to exercise, and they won’t hog the remote. They will happily sit with you for hours on end while you recover from that nasty flu, and… Read more »

Go-To Chocolate Cake

Looking for an easy chocolate cake recipe that will garner rave reviews? Then read on for my Go-To Chocolate Cake recipe! Chocolate makes people happy, and not just because of its richness and delectability. It turns out that your sneaking-into-the-pantry-to-eat-just-one-more-piece-ok-make-it-two habit can be attributed to some pretty interesting chemical properties.

vanilla cake series part 2

This post is the second in my Vanilla Cake Series and will feature my favourite easy recipe from the Not-Quite Scratch category: the Double Take Cake. As explained in the first post in this series, Not-Quite Scratch refers to a recipe that gets a little help from a pudding mix or flavoured gelatin, but does not involve a boxed cake mix (here is a link to the first post in case you missed it).