You've been, like, the sweetest year ever! We've had some sugar-filled fun times together, ranging from Renegade Cake Parties to delicious trompe l'oeil treats. But before we trade you in for a cake-filled 2010, let's take a sugary stroll down memory lane to recall some of the most delicious CakeSpy experiences of the past year. Truly, 2009, you are 2 GOOD + 2 B = 4 GOTTEN!
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The streets of Seattle got a lot sweeter with this feel-good cupcake art installation;
Petites Bouchées Macarons induced a serious mac attack;
We delved into the secret lives of bakers...
A car crashed into CakeSpy headquarters, but we got cookies out of the deal;
Sweets rocked with a collection of rock n roll-inspired cakes and pastries;
We learned how to successfully elope to Las Vegas and have our wedding cake too;
The Red Velvet Cake from Kingfish Cafe was indeed legendary (and so was the Hummingbird Cake!)
We created something so beautiful, the world let out a collective sigh of awe and longing: the S'moreo;
Poppy pastry chef Dana Cree's desserts continued to amaze;
We escaped from cake mix mediocrity with the Cake Mix Doctor's Houdini Bar recipe;
Grilled cheesecake sandwich. Need I say more?
A blissful huckleberry bar cookie was discovered at a Montana rest stop;
We, like, totally killed some Little Debbie Cakes;
Ciao For Now offered up an absolutely tantalizing peanut butter and jelly bar;
Some said these babies were too sweet, but I said "more for me" and finished the entire pan...
The only regret about the colossal crumb cake from Ocean Grove Bake Shop is that it had to end;
At the Alliance Bakery in Chicago, the Cranberry Walnut Bar offered sweet, tart, and totally rich flavor;
Combining Ina Garten and Tom Douglas recipes resulted in awesomeness (oh, and pie) squared;
Caramel apple pie bars for those who don't like fruit to invade on their streusel-and-crust experience;
And of course, who could forget the #1 most popular CakeSpy post of 2009--we all got a little fatter (but happier too) with the advent of the Age of the Cookie Cake Pie.