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Elegant Cakes – 2015 – December
Life Should Be Cake

Monthly archives for December, 2015

Two Winter Cocktails

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These Two Cakes Make The Perfect New ...

These Two Cakes Make The Perfect New Year's Eve Poem
Sometimes a serendipitous moment occurs in the Cake Wrecks archives – and this one was too perfect not to share. So without further ado…   AN IMPORTANT PSA FROM CAKE WRECKS:   Happy New Year’s Eve, minions.   And hey, keep it OUT of your pants, “Diame.” [warning glare]   Thanks to Dianne M. [...]

A Day In The Life

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Jen and I are often asked what it’s like to be “professional” bloggers. How do we spend our days? Do we have a swimming pool filled with gold coins? Are there fantastic parties and gourmet ketchups? The answer to all these questions is yes. Jen even has a green dress. (But not a real green dress. That’s cru [...]

The Best of BEB in 2015: 20 of My Fav...

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Yesterday, I shared my annual roundup of the 10 most popular recipes on Brown Eyed Baker that were made during 2014. While many of those on that list were my favorites, there were also a ton of recipes that I fell in love with this year that didn’t make the cut. I want to share my personal favorites with you that weren’t on the previous [...]

Date Cake

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Date Cake is simple and delicious. It’s flecked with chocolate chips and walnuts and topped with sparkling sugar. This post is sponsored on behalf of Fisher Nuts. Thank you for continuing to support the brands that make My Baking Addiction possible. This recipe for date cake has been in Eric’s family for years and it’s one [...]

Garlic & Parmesan Croutons

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It’s so easy to make your own croutons – and they taste better than the store-bought kind, too! These Garlic & Parmesan Croutons are great on top of salads or soup and they make an easy snack!

What's In The Booooooox?

What's In The Booooooox?
[shaking head sadly] Ohhh, bakers. Bakers, bakers, bakers. Just because you’re having a rough day is no excuse to promote violence: Even if the kid DOES have two right hands.   Thanks to Katie F. for helping me wrap this up. ***** Thank you for using our Amazon links to shop! USA, UK, Canada.

The Best of BEB in 2015: The 10 Most ...

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As 2015 winds to a close, it’s time for the annual roundup of the most popular recipes that were posted during the year. It wouldn’t be an end-of-year celebration without it! I always look forward to putting this list together and uncovering which of the recipes were among the reader favorites for the year. So much fun! Enjoy the [...]

This Is Your Holiday Break… In ...

This Is Your Holiday Break… In Santa Cakes
Santa’s Six Stages of Holiday Gatherings:   1. Stress “So much to do!”   2. Fear “I’ll never get it all done!”   3. Determination “LET’S DO THIS.”   4. Panic “BUT IT’S TOMORROW!”   5. Acute Social Awkwardness “Dang it, Aunt Linda, [...]

Chocolate Bread Pudding

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This chocolate bread pudding is decadent and rich without being too sweet, which means it’s basically the perfect dessert. My husband and I started dating in mid-November, which means that many of our first dates were holiday-related: black Friday shopping at the outlets, a Christmas movie, looking at Christmas lights, and of course, a [...]

Star Wars: The Sweets Awaken!

Star Wars: The Sweets Awaken!
Thank goodness Christmas is done, so we can focus on the best end-of-year present for geeks yet: MORE STAR WARS!! ♪ Bawwwm, baawm, bawm bawm bawm BAAAAWM bawm… ♫ Yep, I’ve got a GREAT feeling about this.   Don’t worry, this is a spoiler-free zone for those who haven’t seen the new movie yet. We’re just her [...]

Easy Meal Plan #27

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Week 27. Collaborative weekly meal planning. 9 bloggers. 6 dinner ideas, one-weekend breakfast plus 2 desserts every single week equals one heck of a delicious menu!

25+ New Year Healthy Recipes

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Start the New Year off on the right foot with these 25+ healthier recipes from your favorite bloggers!

The Weekend Dish: 12/26/2015

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Happy post-holiday weekend! I hope you had an absolutely fantastic Christmas and got to spend some great time with your family and friends. We had a wonderful Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with Joseph and our families. Watching Joseph giggle and clap and have so much fun was the best part of our holiday – it really couldn’t be b [...]

Christmas In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Christmas In A Galaxy Far, Far Away
Weeeeeee…. WISH you a   We WISH you a     We WISH you a   [pause]   Aaaaand a   STAR WARS   New Yeeeear!   Thanks to Janie C., Jayla S., Allison M., Laura R., Thronius, Eleni A., Tabatha B., & Jessica G. for being real troopers. ***** Thank you for using our Amazon links to sh [...]

Merry Christmas!

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Wishing you and your family a very warm and wonderful Christmas! Love, The BEB Family

Freedom Fridays with All My Bloggy Fr...

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8 Christmas Cakes So Bad They're...

8 Christmas Cakes So Bad They're Good (For A Belly Laugh)
‘Tis the season to count your wreckage.   1) This cup of “Coco”   2) A Holiday Joint I think it’s an elbow.   3) Gingerbread X-Rays DANGIT TSA IS NOTHING SACRED   4) Santa? Even he doesn’t know what’s on his head.   5) A Cluster Cluck of Wrapping Paper: Actual Conversation Be [...]