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Dye-Free Star Wars Lego Birthday Cake (and a Giveaway Winner)

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Have you ever tried to make a Lego birthday cake without gluten, dairy, eggs, soy and artificial colorings? Let’s just say it’s challenging.  The gluten, dairy, soy and artificial colorings are actually a breeze to replace, but eggs are an entirely different matter, they play a very important part in baking! I made 17 different […]

Dye-Free Jungle Junction Birthday Cake

Gluten-Free Dye-Free Jungle Junction Birthday Cake0

I’ve finally recovered.  Ever have one of those days where nothing goes as planned?  When one small blip turns into a gnarly black cloud hanging over your head for two solid days?  Boy did I have one of THOSE weekends! It all started on Friday when my sister called to point out that my city’s […]

Stage Cakes and a Synthetic Dye-Free Adventure

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This post is linked to Gluten-Free Wednesdays Cake Challenge. Back in the spring I took several cake decorating classes in order to pick up a few tips for making the boy’s birthday cakes.  One class I took was called “Stage Cakes.”  Basically, you build a stage out of cake and then build a scene.  I […]

Star Wars Birthday Party

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Wow!  Sam’s birthday was a great success and I am so happy to have that stress behind me!   6 weeks of Death Star pinata making, Light Saber making and Cake sculpting and decorating.  I think I could sleep for a week! So, this is what I learned the most, cake decorating is HARD work.  […]

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Cake

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Cake

Here is a photo of another birthday cake I did for my friend’s daughter. The palm tree and brightly colored cupcakes were what we came up with for a Chicka Chicka Boom Boom themed party. Caden (birthday girl) has a little friend who is allergic to wheat and eggs, so Kristen asked if I would […]

Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Back in the spring I decided to take a cake decorating class at a local cake supply store.  I will admit that the idea of going into a room filled with gluten laden cakes freaked me out; but I was a mom on a mission.  Armed with vinyl gloves and sitting at my own table […]