Mon, HOPE Farmer’s Market Birthday Cake

Dec 6th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Mon, HOPE Farmer’s Market Birthday Cake

Being vendors at HOPE Farmers Market we were thrilled when asked to make their 4th birthday cake. We decided to use Mon as the inspiration. He’s the subject of their very first poster and their mascot, a Jamaican monster who looks like he could use a little love. But it’s a birthday party, so we […]

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Chocolate Beet Cupcakes

May 24th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Chocolate Beet Cupcakes

We’ve been getting a veggie box since the new year, from a company called Greenling. They collect items from local farms and then deliver them to us, right now we get the box every other week. It’s been interesting, we eat more veggies and it forces us to get a bit more creative with them. […]

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Texas Rangers

May 12th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Texas Rangers

I’m not a sport person, when someone asked for a cake with the Texas Rangers logo on top I had to look them up to even see which sport they played, let alone what the logo looked like. This is a red velvet cake with a cream cheese icing. We made the logo by cutting […]

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Gingerbread Cupcakes

Dec 18th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Gingerbread Cupcakes

Eggnog not your thing? How about gingerbread? I love this time of year just for all the gingerbread it brings, it’s definitely one of my favourite flavours. This is a gingerbread cupcake, with ginger, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg giving it that spicy warmth along with some blackstrap molasses. Cream cheese icing seemed the way to […]

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Carrot Cake

Jun 26th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Carrot Cake

It took me a long time to come to like carrot cake. Vegetables, in cake, no thank you! And then when I did try it it was usually dense or dry. When Michael promised me he had a recipe that was both moist and light I was interested and wanted to give it a try. […]

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Spiders and Stripes

Nov 9th, 2011 by Gemma | Comments Off on Spiders and Stripes

So, I know I’m about a week late in posting a Halloween cake, but lets just ignore that and carry on shall we? This cake was a personal one, I made it for our Halloween party which is always a good time to test out recipes on our guinea pigs *ahem* friends! I initially had […]

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