Adventures of a Cake Diva

A Blog About Adventures in Baking and Cake Decorating

Recipes/Tips 02/20/2012


Apple Chai Spice Cake with Honey Vanilla Buttercream

Apple Walnut Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Cupcakes

Blueberry Curd

“Bakery Style” American Buttercream

Candy Corn Cakelets

Carmel Macchiato Cupcakes

Carmel Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Cherry Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Irish Cream Cakelets

Chocolate Irish Cream Parfaits

Chocolate Red Wine Cake

Coconut Buttercream

Coconut Pound Cake

Cream Cheese Frosting

Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

DIY Cake Flour

Funfetti Cake (from scratch)

Gingerbread Scones

Ginger Carrot Cupcakes

Glazed Apple Donut Cupcakes

Graham Cupcakes

Hazelnut Oat Scones

Honey Vanilla Buttercream

Irish Cream Ganache

Irish Cream Whipped Cream

Lemon Buttercream

Lemon Cupcakes

Mardi Gras Cupcakes

Mocha Buttercream

Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Pineapple Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Petit Fours

Poured Fondant

Raspberry Crumb Cake

Simple Syrup

S’mores Hi-Hat Cupcakes

Vanilla Buttercream (Non-Crusting)

Whipped Frosting

White Chocolate Cake

White Chocolate Swiss Meringue Buttercream

White Cake (just omit the rainbow sprinkles from the recipe)

Yellow Cake (just don’t add the food coloring from the recipe)

Yellow Cake (again, just don’t add the food coloring)

Tips on Baking and Caking

A Few Cake Design Tips

A Kitchen Scale is a Baker’s BFF

DIY Cake Flour

Easy Peasy Whimsical Fondant Roses

Five Cool Tools for Bakers and Cakers (Holiday Gift Guide)

How to Make a Coffee Cup Cake Topper

How to Make a Fish Cake Topper Using Rice Krispie Treats (Children’s Birthday Cake)

How to Make a “Tuxedo Cake” aka a Cake that Looks Like a Hot Fudge Sundae

How to Soften Rock Hard Brown Sugar

How to Toast Shredded Coconut

Sailboat Cake + A Neat Trick for Carving Cakes

What Is Cake Flour?



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