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Elegant Cakes – 2016 – October
Life Should Be Cake

Monthly archives for October, 2016

Paleo Vegan Pumpkin Pie

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This paleo vegan pumpkin pie has a richer and creamier pumpkin filling than your traditional pumpkin pie! A great grain-free and gluten-free dessert for Thanksgiving. I’m SO excited about this recipe. I made it about a month ago and have been trying to be patient and not post it before Halloween. But according to the people on Instagram [...]

It's The Most Wreckiest Time Of ...

It's The Most Wreckiest Time Of The Year
It’s my favorite time of the wrecky year, minions: HALLOWEEN. The time when all rules of cake decorating go right out the window, and anything goes. Want a scarecrow with a carrot nose in a leprechaun beard wearing a Mary Poppins hat? GOT ONE.   How about a hypnotized Mummy eating bacon while sweating blood? YUP.   Cheez Whi [...]

Easy Meal Plan Sunday {Week 71}

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It’s that time of week Easy Meal Plan Sunday {Week 71} – sharing six meals, two desserts and a breakfast recipe. Your week just got a whole lot tastier.

Sunday Sweets Gets SPOOPY

Sunday Sweets Gets SPOOPY
Sorry, I’m on a spoopy kick now.   And by “spoopy” I of course mean all things creepy, spine-tingling, and delicious. Extra bonus: everything today would be perfect for themed weddings. That’s right: AW YEAH HALLOWEEN WEDDING CAKES!!! Let’s do this. Starting off with a classic. Never underestimate the [...]

Caramel Apples

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Caramel Apples are a sweet treat everyone loves this time of year. Make them extra special with a spiced twist. This is a sponsored post on behalf of Karo® Syrup as a Bake a Little Extra Blog Ambassador. Thank you for continuing to support the brands that make My Baking Addiction possible. Oh man. Caramel apples. What. a. treat. Every time t [...]

Szechwan Beef Stir-Fry

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This post is sponsored by alli®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. You know what’s crazy? Up until about three years ago, I hadn’t tried any kind of Asian food other than those donuts you find in a Chinese restaurant buffet. Or at least, the kind that was found in Chinese buffets in the 80s and 90s when I went with my parents. [...]

The Weekend Dish: 10/29/2016

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It’s Saturday! Also, the last weekend of October AND Halloween weekend AND the last weekend before we turn the clocks back. Whew! Are you all-in on Halloween-ing this weekend? Tell me your plans! Trick or treating in our neighborhood isn’t until Monday evening, and that’s all that we have planned… neither of us are big [...]

Mexican Pot Roast with Borracho Beans

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Talk about a flavor explosion in your mouth! This Mexican Pot Roast with Borracho Beans recipe will become a new family favorite!

Hold Your Horses, Brides-To-Be

Hold Your Horses, Brides-To-Be
The day Jen and Nick truly became one:   That moment when you realize your wedding cake looks like a giant stack of toilet paper: Ouch. Talk about a wipe out.   Or the moment you realize your wedding cake looks like… um… it… blew its top? But in a SUPER classy way. (Tell me I’m not the only one seeing thi [...]

Spider Cupcakes for Halloween (gluten...

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Easy to make spider cupcakes with a pumpkin cupcake base and cream cheese frosting! With grain-free, gluten-free, whole grain and all-purpose flour options. Perfect for Halloween! This year, I’ve seen a lot of those super cute peanut butter cup spider cookies (like these from What the Fork Blog!). I wanted to make something similar, but [...]

Get It Together, Bakeries

Get It Together, Bakeries
Wrecky minion Aryn took this photo last Sunday, October 23rd: OCTOBER 23RD. So this bakery is selling Christmas cakes two major holidays before Christmas. Which would be awesome for pranking that friend who passed out after drinking too much, but otherwise… da heck?   And if you think Christmas Creep is bad, wait’ll you see [...]

Nutella Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

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Nutella Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread is filled with fall flavours and melt in your mouth chocolate chips! With just a handful of ingredients, this is THE bread of the season the whole family will love! When Jamie asked if I’d like to share a recipe on her beautiful blog My Baking Addiction, I straight away pictured this incredible Pump [...]

11 Spooktacular Halloween Treats

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Who’s baking spooky cute sweets for Halloween in a few days? I hope you have something fun planned to treat your friends and family with. Ghostly goodies or creepy cakes maybe? But if not, don’t worry because I rounded up a few of my favorite Halloween cookies, cupcakes and cake pops for you if you need any last minute ideas. Just click on t [...]

The Best Unintentionally Obscene Hall...

The Best Unintentionally Obscene Halloween Cake EVER
“…but legend says that on the twenty-sixth of October the curse will return, and the vengeful One-Eyed Monster will rise again!     MWUAH-HA-HA-HAAA!! “GET IT OFF GETITOFFGETITOFF!!”   Thanks to Melissa S. for the double header.  ***** Thank you for using our Amazon links to shop! USA, UK [...]

Snickerdoodle Muddy Buddies

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Snickerdoodle Muddy Buddies are a cinnamon and sugar-coated rendition of one of my favorite snacks – candied Rice Chex! Let’s talk muddy buddies, shall we? If you’re not familiar with the name (it’s kind of weird, right?), you may have also heard this candy referred to as puppy chow (even weirder!). With the original [...]

Orange Ginger Pear and Quince Crisp

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This orange ginger pear and quince crisp will make your whole house smell like the perfect fall candle while it’s baking. It’s a simple seasonal treat everyone will love and perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top! Hi guys! I’m Gina from Running to the Kitchen where I share healthier, seasonal focused recipes, a lot of sarcasm and m [...]


If you’re online a lot you’ve probably run across the word “Spoopy.” I kept seeing it on Twitter and Instagram, and finally – because I’m old – decided to google it. Ladies and ghouls, it is with no small amount of pride that I present Google’s official result/definition when you look up the wor [...]

The Best Pumpkin Cupcakes (gluten-fre...

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These pumpkin cupcakes are super moist, incredibly delicious and topped off with cream cheese frosting (with a dairy-free option). Can be made with gluten-free, 100% whole grain or all-purpose flours. Well. I can’t say that I’ve tried every pumpkin cupcake recipe in existence but I have tried over 40 and these are definitely, with [...]