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Ginger Ale Cake with Caramel Glaze

ginger ale cake

As this cake was baking, I tweeted, “Do you know what smells like the breath of a baby angel? Ginger ale bundt cake in the oven.” Beside the very obvious ginger element, this cake features cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and vanilla, too. It’s basically the perfect fall cake. This is the season of spice. I don’t […]

How to Make a Cute and Easy My Little Pony Cake

my little pony birthday cake

Beatrix turned seven yesterday. Her birthday cake wish was anything with Twilight Sparkle standing majestically atop. It could have been a hay bale, a stack of tires, or a log cabin made of beef jerky sticks; if Twilight were involved, she’d be one happy pre-preteen.

I often top cakes with little toys. They’re inexpensive, […]

Neo-Neapolitan Cake

My favorite ice cream when I was a kid was neapolitan. It’s a layered combination of the three most popular kids at ice cream school: Chocolate, Vanilla, and Strawberry. Of course, the chocolate is mined out first, like precious gold. Then the strawberry, then lowly vanilla. It wasn’t until adulthood when I could appreciate […]