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Queen of Chocolate Cake with Princess Peanut Butter

Happy Birthday to Gail, Queen of Chocolate! She requested chocolate with peanut butter this year, so I made her a from-scratch blackout cake with peanut butter cream cheese filling and dark chocolate whipped cream frosting…everyone loved it, and some even … Continue reading

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Race Car Cake

I’ve done a few edible birthday creations for Benjamin over the years, like the Elmo cupcakes, Thomas the Tank Engine, and the Bright Butterflies Cake, and this year he reached double-digits with a race car party with all the kids … Continue reading

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Cinema Brittahytta Season Premiere – 50 Years of Star Trek

This weekend 18 of us celebrated 50 Years of Star Trek as the Cinema Brittahytta Season Premiere…as Jen said in her RSVP, “Yay, it’s officially summer!” Since it was so hot, I wore my Classic Trek lieutenant’s uniform I made … Continue reading

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Gail’s Chock Full o’ Chocolate Cake

We were discussing after dinner that Gail’s birthday was coming around again, so Ruth handed me the rest of the jar of chocolate pearls we had just enjoyed at Alexander’s Patisserie to use as decoration, and Glen said, “You should … Continue reading

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Cinema Brittahytta Season Finale – The Book of Life

How did the summer go by so quickly? The end of August was already the Cinema Brittahytta season finale, so I showed The Book of Life for everyone to come get a head start on Halloween by watching a gorgeously-animated … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Cake

Another Margarita Friday birthday cake! Birthday boy John absolutely loves peanut butter with chocolate, specifically peanut butter cups. I stumbled upon a recipe several months ago and thought I should try it for his birthday. Not only was it delicious, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake with Mousse Frosting

It was Gail’s birthday this past weekend, and Gail LOVES chocolate, so I’m very happy she asked me to make her cake! She asked for chocolate mousse frosting, which I expected would be challenging for decoration, so I tried a … Continue reading

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More Birthday Bacon

I made more birthday bacon! The bacon roses were for Troy’s birthday, so I really wanted to make some birthday bacon for Jerry too, but of course I didn’t want to make the same exact project again. Since Jerry’s annual … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2014

I didn’t have a Christmas party this year because I was asked to host New Year’s Eve! It was a small affair with 14 of us chatting and having a blast playing Rock Band until about 3:30am, with even an … Continue reading

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The Story of the Steamcake Cinema

I know I’m still behind on Halloween updates, but I have been super busy having a blast at Disneyland, then home for about 30 hours before flying to Seattle for my grandmother’s big 100th birthday party, then as soon as … Continue reading

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