Coconut Vanilla Bean Birthday Cake with Buttercream Icing

Make a birthday for someone you care about extra special with a homemade cake! This was the first time I’ve attempted baking a cake that didn’t come directly from a box. Continue reading

DIY, Food

Sugar Cookie Mania!

I’ve always thought of the sugar cookie as sort of the boring variety in the world of biscuits. A simple combination of butter, sugar and flour with no real exciting flavors. However, over the past few weeks I’ve been baking dozens and dozens of sugar cookies. I’ve discovered that although they are simple cookies, they can be iced and decorated to be exciting treats that everyone will enjoy. Continue reading