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Elegant Cakes - Life Should Be Cake - Page 3
Life Should Be Cake


Sometimes when I’m bemoaning the fact that most cakes today are just plastic flotsam delivery vehicles…   Here’s your cake, enjoy! Just don’t try to eat that thing. Or that one. Or that. Or that. Or that. Or that. Or that. Or that. Or that. Or that.  …Or that.   …I remember there’s [...]

Taco Pizza Pie

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Taco Pizza Pie is just what you need for celebrating Pi Day. I dare you not to eat 3.14159 pieces! This is a sponsored post on behalf of Fleischmann’s® Yeast. Thank you for continuing to support the brands that make My Baking Addiction possible. Are you aware of Pi Day? If you’ve been hanging around My Baking Addiction for a while [...]

Guinness, Whiskey & Irish Cream C...

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The classic cocktail shot transformed into cupcakes – Guinness chocolate cake, Jameson whiskey ganache filling, and Baileys buttercream frosting. Please tell me that you’ve had the good fortune of tasting chocolate cake that’s been spiked with Guinness. If you haven’t, stop what you’re doing right now, go buy a s [...]

On Your Mark, Get Set, WRECK!

On Your Mark, Get Set, WRECK!
John and I’ve been binge-watching The Great British Baking Show over on Netflix, and last night’s episode had the contestants making Lady Fingers to wrap around whatever obscure, unpronounceable European pastry concoction I’m half-convinced they make up each week just to make us Americans feel clueless. ANYHOO, so imagine my [...]

Lavender Lemon Cupcakes

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You know that song from Tangled that always makes you cry? This isn’t that song.   [Spotlight on a single, burly baker] It’s delicious, creamy, dairy I use so much it’s scary And design-wise, my cakes are not the neatest.   But with lots of yummy gook There are flaws you’ll overlook! That’s why I [...]

Looking Back: 10 Years of Blogging

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This post is sponsored by Squarespace. Earlier this month, Brown Eyed Baker celebrated its TENTH birthday, which is absolutely mind-blowing when I sit down and really think about it. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been rewinding and reliving those early days and thinking about how different life is now than it was when I first hit “publish” on [...]

Lazy Day Blondie Bites

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Sometimes I just crave a treat that is sweet and simple. Something that doesn’t need decorating and something I don’t feel compelled to make look super cute. So this afternoon when I wanted to sink my teeth into something sugary while I watched Netflix, I went to the pantry to see what I could whip up in a hurry. I’m low on supplies right now [...]

Easy Meal Plan Sunday {Week 88}

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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 88}.Six meals, two desserts and a breakfast recipe, time to get your meal plan game on.

Sunday Sweets: No More Tiers!

Sunday Sweets: No More Tiers!
This week I thought we’d look at cakes just like me: short, but sweet. Not only are today’s Sweets all a single tier tall, they’re also fantastic inspiration for us mere mortals. After all, most of us will never attempt a giant showstopper cake, but we MIGHT get ambitious with a little one. Which isn’t to say I hav [...]

Bake This, Wear That! Unicorn Cookies...

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The Weekend Dish: 3/4/2017

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Hello weekend! I’m thrilled to be feeling good again and have some time to spend in the kitchen! I plan to whip up a few recipes this weekend, one of which I’m SUPER excited about. What are you up to? As always, you’ll find a recap of what was posted to the site this week, the most shared recipes, my Sunday dinner menu, and recipe [...]

Vanilla Bean Egg Custard Cake

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Grammar Geeks, UNITE!

Grammar Geeks, UNITE!
K, people, confession time: Do unnecessary quotation marks make your eye twitch?    Have you ever left a comment on a friend’s Facebook status explaining why it’s “couldn’t care less,” not “could care less?”  Do you fix the spelling mistakes in other people’s tweets before [...]

In Which We Are Very, Very Sincere

In Which We Are Very, Very Sincere
It’s National “Write A Letter Of Appreciation” Week, so let’s take a moment to address those who make all of this possible: the bakers. [cues sappy violin music] [turns to face camera] [looks very, very sincere] Thank you, Bakery Wreckerator, for making every chocolate swirl look like poo:   For making cupcake [...]

Coconut Pecan Granola

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Coconut Pecan Granola is lightly sweetened and loaded with delicious flavor. Serve it up as a snack, as cereal, or in a sweet, creamy parfait. This is a sponsored post on behalf of Fisher Nuts. Thank you for continuing to support the brands that make My Baking Addiction possible. I have a serious thing for granola and since starting my blog, [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Menu Plan

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Are you ready for St. Patrick’s Day?! Plan your meal with these 10 easy and delicious recipes that will make your menu plan fuss-free!

Killer Math

Killer Math
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