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Elegant Cakes – 2018 – January
Life Should Be Cake

Monthly archives for January, 2018

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, [...]

Spinach Artichoke Dip

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This spinach artichoke dip is easy, super cheesy, and perfect for your next party. Serve it in a bread bowl or with your favorite chips or crackers. Raise your hand if you love dip. Me too. Meeeeee too. Any and all dips, bring ’em on! If it’s dip, you can bet your bottom dollar I’m going to want to devour it. My husband and [...]

Dawg Treats!

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The College Football Playoff National Championship is Monday night right here in Atlanta and the Georgia Bulldogs are playing!!! YAY! Go Dawgs! It’s been like 37 years since Georgia has claimed a National Championship title, so needless to say, folks around here are pretty freaking excited about the game. Atlanta businesses are even shutting [...]

Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast Parfait

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Your family will love waking up to this Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast Parfait recipe. Yogurt is topped with fruit and granola for an easy breakfast idea.

Lemon Energy Bites Recipe

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These lemon energy bites are easy to put together, full of lemon taste and vegan and gluten-free. This post has been sponsored by Wholesome. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays! I had these great plans to post a ton of cookie recipes in December but after baby Björn was born so late and my parents came [...]

The Weekend Dish: 1/6/2018

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Happy first Saturday of the new year! I hope you had a super fabulous holiday season; I’ve been slowly getting back into a routine this week, but it’s always so, so hard after holidays or a vacation. One foot in front of the other! If you’ve gotten hammered with snow or cold weather, I hope you’re staying safe and warm [...]