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Baking projects: Cakes, cupcakes and more!

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Music Recital Cake:

My dear friend Jeff Payne had his music recital over at University of Arkansas. This was my first half-white-half-chocolate cake. I just drew the design and added the hat for some humor–Jeff wears a hat similar to this ALL. THE. … Continue reading

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The groom’s cake:

Simple Oklahoma State design for Zach Foote–my first time drawing anything on a cake by hand too. Just cut up some bandanas and tied them around, placed on a cake board covered in scrapbook paper from Hobby Lobby.

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My first wedding cake!

This is the cake I created for Hanna Foote (previously Hanna Laufer). Not only was it my first wedding cake, but my first tiered cake too. I was told it was delicious, and it actually got me more business the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Irish Cream Icing

Maybe a little late for St. Patrick’s Day, but I was bored Thursday night and decided to try these out. The cupcakes are made with Guinness and there was (obviously) Irish cream in the icing. These were extremely rich–I had … Continue reading

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Pastry Art?

On Wednesday, my mom and I visited Platt College in Tulsa, OK. They have a pastry arts program that I was interested in doing after I graduate from Oklahoma State. We got to tour the “classrooms” (kitchens) and hear about … Continue reading

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First Fondant Experience!

So my mom’s 49th birthday is today, and I decided to surprise her with a cake last night when I drove home to vote. I had never made a cake on my own before, let alone a cake from scratch, … Continue reading

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