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Timing is Everything!

“You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.”   ~  Yogi Berra In baking, as in baseball, timing is everything. And with cakes especially, timing can mean the difference between pudding and perfection and… well… basically pavement. Thankfully, the experts at The Cake Blog have done …

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It’s National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day!

According to the National Day Calendar, today is National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day! And while they have some fairly silly holidays listed on that website, we think a whole day to honor a delicious favorite like pineapple upside down cake is a wonderful idea! Upside down cakes, which can be made with many different …

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In for a Penny, In for a Pound (Cake)!

Throughout baking history, there are few treats as memorable as pound cake. Although some think the name comes from the denseness of the cake, or from the amount of weight one might expect to gain, it actually represents the recipe itself. According to What’s Cooking America, the original cake called for one pound each of …

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Wedding Cake Trends for 2017!

To a certain extent, wedding cake trends are predictable. For starters, the most traditional white tiered cakes never go out of style. And while other trends change year by year, you can anticipate them by watching wedding dress trends. Weddings tend to hold a theme and , consciously or not, many brides’ dresses are reflected …

Holiday Hints & Hacks!

‘Tis the season… for baking! And while that’s an everyday thing for us, we realize that the holidays is the only time some folks get around to baking. So we’ve gathered some hints and hacks that might help you through your projects with your sanity intact! (Thanks to Pinterest and Lifehacker for the great visuals!) …

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Fall Flair!

When we say “fall”, what do you think about? Sure there’s football and hoodies, hot chocolate and bonfires. But for most of us, the first image that comes to mind when we hear “fall” is color! And it turns out, autumn-hued wedding cakes are trending. Via bestofnj: While the idea of falling leaves and darker …

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Over the Top Wedding Cakes!

Wedding cakes range from simple to sophisticated… from easy to intricate… from down-to-earth to over-the-top. Today’s newlyweds have a growing appetite for dramatic, unusual creations made with anything from macarons to chocolate sprinkles, all crafted for breathtaking effect. Now we bring you some truly amazing cakes, via Daily Mail and Brides, and they are indeed …

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A Brief History of Birthday Cakes

We’ve given you a history lesson on wedding cakes… which began with people smashing bread over the bride’s head. Birthday cakes, on the other hand, actually begin their history as a sweet treat. (We did a little homework at saywhydoi.com to find that out!) In Ancient Greece, the birth of mere mortals was not considered …

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Learn the Language!

Learn the Language!   There’s so much to learn and decide when you’re planning a wedding… and options about your wedding cake are no exception! In order to get the cake you’re dreaming of, you need to be able to communicate with your baker. Yes, we speak your language (probably). But your experience, and your …

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Smash Cakes… for Grownups!

  We see a lot of things on the internet that we just don’t understand. Now, that’s not always a bad thing. We don’t understand exactly how an internal combustion engine works. But we don’t need to and we don’t really care. We just get in the car, turn the key, and drive to where …

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