Life Should Be Cake

Monthly archives for March, 2017

Friday Favs 3/24

Friday Favs 3/24
Today’s post is dedicated to the American Hero who added a bottle of Jim Beam to this display: Bless you, sir/madam. Bless you.   Um… Please tell me I’m not the only one who immediately saw this: Just me?   Bakers, I imagine parenthood is tough enough. You really shouldn’t go adding to the stress level wi [...]

Candy Speckled Easter Bunny Bark for ...

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Banana Bread

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Use those overripe bananas on the counter to make this delicious and simple one-bowl Banana Bread! Family approved recipe!

The Pink Trim Was a Nice Touch

The Pink Trim Was a Nice Touch
Heidi wanted a pizza cake, and so asked her local bakery to make one. The encounter went something like this: Heidi: “Hi, I’d like to order a pizza cake, please.” Baker: “A pizza… cake?” Heidi: “Yes, you know, a cake that looks like a pizza.” Baker: “I’m not following.” Heid [...]

Dutch Baby Pancake

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This Dutch baby pancake, sometimes called a German pancake, is a not-too-sweet, crepe-like popover that makes the perfect breakfast or brunch. We need to talk about two very important things today… #1: Can you believe that I just recently had a Dutch baby pancake? I’d been hearing about them for ages, but I just couldn’t bel [...]

Completely Inappropriate First Birthd...

Completely Inappropriate First Birthday Cakes
I’m pretty sure most one-year-olds will never remember their first birthday cakes, which is why I’m here to provide an invaluable service: reminding little E.J. that her (yes, her) parents got her this: Any guesses on what EJ will be getting for her 12th birthday?   Correct me if I’m wrong, parents, but I think age on [...]

Chocolate Banana Cake with Chocolate ...

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This easy chocolate banana cake is quick to make, extremely moist, and packed with tons of banana flavor. Topped with a chocolate cream cheese frosting! Say hello to one of the easiest, most delicious banana cakes you’ll ever meet. Carrian and Cade from Our Sweet Basil just released their first cookbook, Our Sweet Basil Kitchen, and I w [...]

What Can I Say, Except, "You...

What Can I Say, Except, "You're Welcome"?
Be honest, minions: am I taking this Moana obsession too far? The constant singing, the aggressive YOU’RE WELCOME-ing, the unrequited mooning over a cross-eyed rooster? No? OH GOOD. Then check this out: Brandy ordered this Moana cake for her 9-year old, and I think we can all agree it was a wise move. Not only because MOANA, but becaus [...]

Orange Shortbread Cookies

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Orange shortbread cookies couldn’t be easier or more delicious. Pair them with a mug of tea and your afternoon is complete! This is a sponsored post on behalf of Twinings. All opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that continue to make My Baking Addiction possible. Being that I am a food blogger, I sometimes get caugh [...]

Cook’s Illustrated Perfect Chocolate ...

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Cook’s Illustrated Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies are large, bakery-style cookies made with browned butter and dark brown sugar for a toffee-like flavor and soft texture. Can we talk chocolate chip cookies today? I feel like I have been to the moon and back when it comes to how many chocolate chip cookie recipes I’ve tried over th [...]

Spring Twirl Dome Cake

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It’s the first day of Spring, minions, so forget the forecast, throw on some flip-flops, and break out the finger flowers! AW YEAH FINGER FLOWERS. (At least it beats a knuckle sandwich? Yes? No? Shall I show myself out?)   Yep, there’s nothing like Spring flowers, with all their bountiful riots of color:   …and [...]

No-bake Paleo Lemon Bars

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Paleo lemon bars with a super creamy, cashew-based vegan and no-bake topping! Full of lemon flavor and maple-sweetened. I’m back! The past three weeks have been really tough and baking was the last thing on my mind. I hope to make up for my lack of posting with these seriously delicious bars. Click here to share the video on Facebo [...]

Slow Cooker Chipotle BBQ Meatballs

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These Slow Cooker Chipotle BBQ Meatballs make an easy, 5-ingredient appetizer or dinner idea! A bag of frozen meatballs gets kicked up a notch (or three!) with the addition of cherry preserves, bottled barbecue sauce, and chipotle peppers.

Sunday Sweets: Beauty And The Best Ca...

Sunday Sweets: Beauty And The Best Cakes
It’s opening weekend for the new live-action Beauty and the Beast movie, so guess what I’ve got for you today! That’s right, cakes from the animated version! Woot woot!   Don’t get me wrong, peeps, Emma Watson is amazing. Nothin’ but love there. However, CGI furniture-people just can’t compete with t [...]


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It’s Sunday so that means it is time to make your week a whole lot tastier with Easy Meal Plan Sunday {Week 90}.Six meals, two desserts and a breakfast recipe, time to get your meal plan game on.

Brunch Pizza

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The Eggland’s Best information, coupons, gift card, and additional gift pack have been provided by Eggland’s Best. Your weekend brunch just got a whole lot tastier with this Brunch Pizza! See why it’s a family favorite!

The Weekend Dish: 3/18/2017

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Hello hello! Did you have a fantastic week? If you got a massive amount of snow where you live, I hope you’re all shoveled out and weren’t inconvenienced too much. We didn’t get much of anything hear, but it has snowed a little bit off and on all week. Tell me about your St. Patrick’s Day eats! Did you make anything sp [...]