Tag: Cake

Fun

Fourth of July piñata cake

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Fourth of July is one of my husband’s favorite holidays, and this year he asked if I could fill a cake with patriotic M&Ms. He became a citizen in 2019 and we didn’t get to do the fireworks thing last year because, well, 2020. I had never made a piñata […]

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Computer birthday cake

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I love making my own birthday cake, and this year I got pretty nerdy with it. I’m a software engineer during the day, and decided to incorporate some of that into my cake. I wanted to make the cake a computer terminal (also called the command line), which is an […]

Fun

Reflecting on one year of pandemic baking

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On March 25th, 2020, I made a loaf of banana bread mostly because I was bored and everyone else was doing it. It didn’t take long before the aroma of sugary bananas and melty chocolate chips took me back to my childhood, reminding me how much I enjoyed baking. You […]

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Pi Day cake

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Since I was a kid, I’ve always been a fan of celebrating Pi Day. I mean, I’ll take any excuse to eat pie even if there’s a little math in the mix (ok, I always loved math class). My high school went all out for Pi Day: everyone signed up […]

Recipe

The cakie: a cake / cookie hybrid

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Awhile back, I decided to combine my interest in machine learning and baking to see if I could build something that would take the ingredient amounts from a recipe and predict what type of baked good it was. I won’t get into the technical details here (click the link above […]

Tutorial

How to make tiny cakes

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If you’ve seem my Instagram, you’ll know I love making tiny cakes. What do I mean by tiny cakes? When I talk about tiny cakes I’m referring to small cakes (usually layer cakes) that are less than 3 inches wide. Don’t take those guidelines too seriously, this is just how […]