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Elegant Cakes - Life Should Be Cake
Life Should Be Cake

Syfy Sacrilege

Syfy Sacrilege
Look, it’s a basic law of sci-fi, folks: YOU DON’T CROSS THE STREAMS. [shaking head] This is wrong, Anony M. So. Wrong.   ***** Thank you for using our Amazon links to shop! USA, UK, Canada.

Joseph’s 3rd Birthday Party!

Joseph’s 3rd Birthday Party!
Can you believe it has been THREE YEARS since Joseph was born?! I truly cannot (and I really can’t believe I still haven’t finished that rainbow blanket I began when I was pregnant with him! Maybe during this next “maternity leave”??!). This little boy continues to bless us with his sweet smile, his mad-scientist-cackl [...]

Crunchy French Toast Sticks

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Fun and freezer friendly! These crunchy french toast sticks from my sweet friend, the Pioneer Woman’s latest cookbook, Come and Get It are a perfect easy morning snack. And pretty delicious, too! Make and freeze a batch ahead of time and then just grab a few to pop in the oven whenever the mood strikes. I’d say breakfast, but these make a swe [...]

Paleo Chocolate Chip Muffins

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These paleo chocolate chip muffins have a great texture similar to angel food cake! Scroll down for a how-to recipe video. So. Things have been slow around here! I don’t really get the chance to bake much. Today’s muffin recipe is really just my paleo blueberry muffins but with a few changes. I feel kind of like a cheater with pos [...]

Sunday Sweets: Precious Metals

Sunday Sweets: Precious Metals
Did you hear the buzz? Metallics are like, so in. And like most trendy trends, metallics are already making their way from the runways to the serving trays: Yep, all the cool cakes are doing it.   Here comes a flashy little number now: Spread the word: Shiny is the new black. Or white … or something. What I mean is, it’s [...]

The Weekend Dish: 1/20/2018

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Happy Saturday to you! We are birthday party-ing here today! We’re celebrating Joseph’s 3rd birthday with family, lots of food, and tons of fun. I hope the birthday boy enjoys his special day, and that you have a fabulous weekend, as well! As always, you’ll find a recap of what was posted to the site this week, the most shared rec [...]

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

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You’ll never believe these baked chicken wings were made in the oven! Super easy, crispy skin, meat that falls off the bone, and covered in a sensational dry rub. Perfect for your next party. Is your house a wing house? My husband LOVES wings, but we used to get them way more often when he was still apartment living and we weren’t [...]

Rosé Cheesecake

Rosé Cheesecake
Rosé Cheesecake is smooth, creamy, and full of delicious flavors. A sugar cookie crust and rosé soaked berries make it totally irresistible. This post is sponsored by Challenge Dairy. Thank you for continuing to support the brands that make My Baking Addiction possible. Well friends it’s officially the halfway point in January, so I t [...]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frost...

Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting
The best (and super easy!) chocolate cupcakes made from scratch topped with my favorite vanilla buttercream frosting recipe. A perfect combination! Oh hello there cupcake perfection. For all of the cupcake recipes that live on this site, can you believe I had yet to share with you the classic combination of chocolate cupcakes and vanilla fros [...]

Snow Many Sweets

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Who’s ready for this cold weather to go away? Me. Me. Me! I need warmth and sunshine and sandals. I could definitely be a warm weather girl all year long … But since we still have many more weeks of frosty temperatures before spring is here I thought I’d share some of my favorite snowy themed sweets. Check out these snow cute cook [...]

A Womb With A View

A Womb With A View
Sure, torso cakes are kind of freaky, and eating cake babies can be off-putting, but what else is there for the baby shower hostess who wants to creep out her guests under the guise of serving a scrumptious treat? Is there nothing new under the Wrecky sun? (Hah, like you don’t know the answer to that.) Presenting…the sonogram cake [...]

The Weekend Dish: 1/13/2018

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Happy snowy Saturday to you! Are you in the path of this latest snowstorm? We started to get sleet and ice last night and the snow is supposed to go through late morning today. We’re planning to hibernate and watch hockey and football all the live long day. If you’re getting nasty weather, I hope you stay safe and warm! As always, [...]

Cupcake Cakes: Always Wrecktastic. Al...

Cupcake Cakes: Always Wrecktastic. Always.
I’ve recently been accused of hatin’ on the cupcake cakes. Alright, you got me: I guess I can’t hide the truth any longer, and it’s time for me to come clean. [sigh] Ok, here goes: Hi, my name is Jen, and I hate cupcake cakes. Why? ‘Cuz they’re ugly. Don’t believe me? Keep reading. For Shara’s b [...]

Cinnamon Sugar Soft Pretzel Bites

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Cinnamon Sugar Soft Pretzel Bites are so easy to make at home. Serve them up with a sweet cream cheese icing for the ultimate game day snack! This post is sponsored by Fleischmann’s® Yeast as part of the Bake It Yourself Blogger Program. Thank you for continuing to support the brands that make My Baking Addiction possible. Hello there, [...]

The Power Of Suggestive

The Power Of Suggestive
Attention Parents: Today’s post contain adult humor – albeit extremely childish adult humor.   You know how it goes: you see something, you choke back a laugh, you look around to see if anyone ELSE is laughing, you note that no one is, and then you figure your mind is just in the gutter and you’re the only one who sees [...]

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

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This delicious and healthy Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup is a cinch to put together. Serve it with a crusty bread for an easy, affordable meal.

Chili Con Carne

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This version of chili con carne is made with chunks of beef, a homemade chili paste, and a couple secret ingredients. A great change of pace from chili made with ground beef! Behold the absolute, without question, best bowl of chili I have ever had. I first came across this recipe seven or eight years ago in Cook’s Illustrated and altho [...]

Getting Ahead

Getting Ahead
I’ve been feeling a bit blah this week. Call it the post-holidays slump (I miss my Christmas tree), call it the winter blues (It’s SO FREAKING HOT), call it Al – whatever the reason, I’m more inclined to lie on the couch and cruise Etsy or play Mario Kart than any of my usual, marginally more productive activities. So, [...]