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Make a Princess-Themed Birthday Celebration a Royal Event!

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

I think most every little girl, including myself, has had a princess themed birthday party at some point in her life. Although I was only four when I had my party, I can still remember my favorite part, the castle cake! (more…)

Finally, A Perfectly Moist Cake!

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

If you are like me, one of two problems generally occurs when you bake a cake, especially a larger one (greater than 10 inches). I bake the cake until the center is perfectly baked. This process usually entails continuously adding 2-3 minutes at a time to the timer and using enough toothpicks to build a small log cabin. Finally, the center is done but the edges are dried out. Everyone helps themselves to a piece of the deliciously moist center and I’m left with crusty, dried edges that will more than likely be thrown in the trash. (more…)