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Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Nacho cake.

In case you missed it: Nacho cakelets inspired by Bake and Destroy: Good Food for Bad Vegans

Also of interest: vegan "Elvis" -style whoopie pies by Bake and Destroy!

Not cake: how to make homemade bagels.

More like cake: how to make doughnuts look like bagels

Four famous cake designers you should know.

I'm sad that a bakery in my hometown may become a brewery. Not that there's anything wrong with beer, but I'll miss the sweets!

How to make clotted cream.

What's it like to work as a baker?

Tasty tart recipes.

Interesting: jicama apple cake.

How to make Gooey Butter Cake: a step by step tutorial. YESSSSS.

Good to know: how to melt white chocolate.

Wish I could have gone: the Cake & Bake show in London.


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Custom request, Cuppie and Totoro

I received a sample of Olive oil with cocoa nibs. What should I bake with it!?!?!

Seriously? Rustic roasting sticks for your marshmallows.

A loving look at Cola cakes.

Curious about cake conventions? Learn about one here.

The cronut hack names are getting ridiculous.

10 food trends we love to hate.

Anarchist bakery makes its mark in Paris.

You can't have it all, but you can have cake. Great essay!

Here's a cinnamon bun recipe to keep on file. It's from Scotland! Everything overseas is better!

Sweet! 100 free cake decorating tutorials! A great library to bookmark.

Is it the year of the veggie...in desserts?

Cool event, Seattle: Depressed Cake Shop


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Birthday cake

CakeSpy Note: I recently celebrated a birthday, so there are several birthday related links here!

These birthday cake doughnuts look quite fab to me.

How to make pie crust without stress.

London themed cakes!

A collection of creative doughnuts--yum!

Pinata cake - best thing ever!

YUM: birthday cake bread pudding. In the unlikely case that you EVER have leftover birthday cake, that is.

Not your average honey cake recipe.

I'm intrigued by this "croissant surprise birthday cake".

I'm also intrigued by these "pear and chocolate croissant cakes".

14 delicious lemon dessert recipes.

French bakers tell Kanye West to wait patiently for his damn croissants.

My kind of archaeology...the kind including cake!

I love this monster cake!

An OR-based bakery that refused to make a same-sex wedding cake closes.

Cakes with a coffee theme. Sugar buzz worthy!


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!


Great new prints in CakeSpy's online shop, including the above image!

I'm featured as a Crafty Superstar on Cut Out + Keep!

What it really takes to start your own bakery (or restaurant, etc).

Pumpkin brioche whiskey caramel monkey bread. Try saying that five times fast.

Pisco alfajores!

Caramel cashew clusters.

I'm feelin' it: strawberry ricotta scones.

Do you love the movie Gremlins? You will love this cake.

Who invented Mary Janes, the molasses and peanut butter candies?

YUM: Peach pie!

These are just despicably adorable.

Learn more about Andes Mints than you ever needed to know.

Good life skill: how to make gelatin bows.

A collection of lovely lemon desserts.

My friend Molly wants to open a bakery! Help make her dream come true.

How to make dragees at home!

An article on decorative pie crust


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

DONUT HAT! Buy it here.

Everything you ever wanted to know about flour.

Unicorn-related: can this kid write to ME?

Also unicorn-related. Look: a Unicorn-related thing I need.

Inspiring interview with a Philadelphia bakery.

I dig it: Funfetti banana bread.

Remember when I made Funfetti Gooey Butter Cake?

My friend Jameson went to Victoria...which is not too far from Nanaimo...

Strawberry shortcake. A little history, a hella delicious recipe.

In case you missed it: roly polies are the best thing ever.

Now, this makes me happy: whoopie pie cake.

Guess what? Kim of Ninja Baking tried out one of the recipes from my new book on her great site!

Wait. What? Yankee Candle has a whoopie pie scented candle??

In case you need it: aphrodisiac recipes (cakes are included).

A book that focuses on how to ship sweets: The Flying Brownie: 100 Terrific Homemade Food Gifts for Friends and Loved Ones Far Away


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Still a fave: Triple chocolate Nanaimo bars!

Why add honey to a recipe with baking soda? Interesting response.

Healthy desserts? Just say no.

Just another reason to move to Canada!

Should Starbucks stop using Palm Oil in their baked goods?

Does singing "Happy Birthday" actually make cake taste better?

Lemonade Peeps? Believe it. Bubblegum flavored, too.

People. Cotton candy ice cream!!

A Syrian-style baklava...with no honey!

Bakery I wanna visit: Donut Divas, Miami.

In Buttercream, there are a few major players.

From the archives: this one time I made bread and then got all feisty and sweet with it.

Fantastic rainbow cakes! View a collection of 'em here.


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of 4th of July Links!

Linking up early for the holiday weekend--enjoy, sweeties!

Still a fave: pop rocks cookies that taste like fireworks!

Cake that looks like the American flag! Cool!

Patriotic rose cake. Red white and yum!

Hot dog cookies! Adorable and not savory, but sweet!

Red white and blue pinwheel cookies!

America the Sweet: Hartford Election Day Cake from United Cakes of America.

Totally sweet trompe l'oeil: hot dog and hamburger style!

Why can't I be eating it right now: pop rocks pound cake!

Grilled Poundcake!

A nice cool-down: watermelon pudding.

Love these red white and blue cupcakes!

Homemade berry rocket pops. Yum!

A roundup I did of cakes for cookouts on Craftsy should also serve as great inspiration! 


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

Custom Request

Above: A real life custom order I did: cupcakes in their undies, eating soup, and watching Dawson's Creek. For more of my artwork, shop here.

A sweet reflection, after 20 years in the baking biz.

In case you missed it: part 2 of my book tour was awesome.

Raspberry rhubarb muffins? Sounds tasty to me!

A bakery I love: Make My Cake, NYC.

Marshmallow panna cotta. Fantastic!

Sweet n summery: watermelon pudding, served in a watermelon shell.

Buttercream fundamentals. A delicious education.

I love that this recipe combines fancy wine and cake mix.

16 ice cream sandwich recipes. Yum!


The Poor, Misunderstood Wendy's Frosty.

Do you own my first book? If not, buy it now: CakeSpy Presents Sweet Treats for a Sugar-Filled Life


Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!

A brilliant and beautiful unicorn cake by Retro Bakery in Las Vegas.

Speaking of Retro Bakery, remember when I went there?

IMPORTANT: How to make a fondant unicorn cake topper.

YUM: Apricot Lemon scones!

Wow! Look at this earth cake, with a three level core! (thanks, Farida!)

Enticing to a spy: Undercover cake!

In case you missed it: why cupcakes are nutritious!

I hope this becomes a trend on restaurant websites: dessert  gallery!

Great idea: Zipzicles!

The best kid-cakes in NYC for birthday parties? Right here.

Cronuts go viral; doissants, not so much.

Banana Twinkie Bread Pudding. I wanna carb-o-load on it!

Remember this? Chocolate covered cake on a stick.

Donut sundae. Let's make this a thing!

Homemade Andes Mints. I like this!

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