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Elegant Cakes – 2016 – May
Life Should Be Cake

Monthly archives for May, 2016

The Big-Ass, Laugh-Til-You-Get-The-Hi...

The Big-Ass, Laugh-Til-You-Get-The-Hiccups Post
So the other day I saw this on the interwebs: And I laughed and I laughed ’til I gave myself the hiccups, and then I wondered how often this actually happens. (The sign thing, not the hiccups. I already know hiccups happen whenever the party has a sudden lull and you’re in a big, echo-ey space.)   So even though you may have [...]

Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake

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This chocolate chip crumb cake is unbelievably tender, loaded with chocolate chips and topped with the most amazing crumb topping! This cake has been a loooong time in the making. Many, many years ago, I posted a recipe for a buttermilk-chocolate chip crumb cake that I really loved at the time. However, over the years, I’ve received ma [...]

These United American States – ...

These United American States – See? STILL WORKS
Today we Americans remember the men and women who gave their all for our country’s protection, prosperity, and liberty. Including the liberty to do this: o.0   And this: >.<   And, unfortunately, even this: Yeppers. God bless the UAS.   Thanks to Stephanie, Anony M., & Nichol C., who are all proud to be Ame [...]

43 Ice Cream Recipes to Kick Off Summ...

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An all-inclusive list of ice cream recipes both classic and unique to get you ready for summer. Clean out that freezer and make room! Happy Memorial Day and unofficial first day of summer! Did you have a fun-filled weekend? We went to a neighbor’s birthday party and watching all of the kids jump in the pool made me pine for one in our b [...]

Sunday Sweets Special Feature: The &q...

Sunday Sweets Special Feature: The "Mirror Cakes" of Olga Noskova
The shiny “mirror cakes” of Olga Noskova have been going viral the past few weeks, and today I am jumping on that shiny, shiny bandwagon, you guys, because LOOKIE: When I first saw this cake my jaw literally dropped. And that’s coming from someone’s whose JOB is to look at the world’s most beautiful cakes.   [...]

Cappuccino Cheesecake

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The Weekend Dish: 5/28/2016

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Happy holiday weekend to you! Do you have any big cookout plans? What are your favorite summer picnic foods? I’d love some new ideas! We’re going to grill tomorrow in lieu of our traditional Sunday dinner, and then I’ll probably spend Memorial Day biting my nails waiting for the first game of the Stanley Cup Finals to start! [...]

Strawberry Cinnamon Roll Muffins

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Strawberry Cinnamon Roll Muffins are everything you love about a fruity, sweet cinnamon roll, but in a fraction of the time. Hello! I’m Allison from Some The Wiser and I’m guest posting here on My Baking Addiction today to share a recipe for delicious Strawberry Cinnamon Roll Muffins. I’ve had a loving, if not obsessive, relationship with [...]

Friday Favs 5/27/16

Friday Favs 5/27/16
A few of my favorite new submissions this week:   I like to call this one: “Or… not.” Bonus Monty Python Joke: “Prepare to wreck in 1… 2… 5!“   More baffling stock cake sayings: “Help you Get over the hill!”   Eesh, makes you wonder what ever happened to plain ol’ [...]

Freedom Fridays with All My Bloggy Fr...

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Geek Life, Cake Style

Geek Life, Cake Style
A few times a year John and I go to commune with Our People at local sci-fi and comic conventions. This weekend is one of the big ones here in Orlando, so we’ve been feverishly finishing up a new costume to wear – because yes, we’re THOSE kinds of geeks. Of course you’re just here for cake pictures, though… so he [...]

Orange-Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

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This Orange-Chocolate Chip Cake is a wonderfully moist buttermilk cake spiked with tons of orange flavor and loads of mini chocolate chips. I had this cake on the menu for Sunday dinner dessert for weeks and kept running into roadblocks that prevented me from getting it into the oven. From missing orange extract to a toddler who kept me up fr [...]


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JELL-O CREATIONS OREO Dirt Cups are about the cutest thing you ever did make with your kid. And one of the easiest! This is a sponsored post on behalf of JELL-O CREATIONS/Kraft Heinz Foods. As always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for continuing to support the brands that make My Baking Addiction possible. You guys know it’s been [...]

The Bakery At The End Of The Universe

The Bakery At The End Of The Universe
[announcer voice] Here at The Bakery At The End Of The Universe, we want our intergalactic guests to have a personal connection with their cakes. That’s why all our sugary creations are given sentience before serving, so they can introduce themselves before dessert! “Huh?”   To begin your End Of The Universe experienc [...]

Gender Reveal! It’s A…

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I made cupcakes to announce the news to our families! Girl or boy? Pink or blue?? The surprise is inside! IT’S A BOY! Joseph is going to have a little brother and we couldn’t be more excited! Now we need to pick a name The post Gender Reveal! It’s A… appeared first on .


I once mentioned on Twitter how much I love rainy days, because I never have to go outside. Then I might have said something about going 5 or 6 days without leaving the house, and hellooooo, Judgey McJudgersons! Look, internet people, I don’t need your pity. I HAVE CATS. Besides, I DO leave the house on occasion. Sometimes even voluntar [...]

Baking Basics: Weighing Ingredients

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Alternate title: Why You Should Always, Always Weigh Your Ingredients When Baking. One of the most important things that I learned when I first started to gain my footing in the kitchen was the value of a kitchen scale. The ability to weigh ingredients and get precise measurements is incredibly valuable when baking, which comes down to a lot [...]

Banana Nutella Cupcakes

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Banana Nutella Cupcakes combine rich chocolate Nutella frosting with light and fluffy banana cakes. The perfect combination! Your new favorite flavor combo has arrived…Banana Nutella Cupcakes! As if we need another excuse to buy Nutella! It’s Lizzy from Your Cup of Cake and I’ve brought you another fabulous cupcake recipe a [...]