Coolest Smaug the Dragon Cake

Coolest Smaug the Dragon Cake

My kids’ birthdays are just 12 days apart, so when we have a birthday party, it’s always a joint party. This year the kids chose the dragon, Smaug, for their joint cake. I baked three graduated rounds of lemon coconut cake. I stacked two of the rounds for the mound of gold and jewels, and … Read more

Coolest Owl on a Log Cake with Mushrooms

Owl on a log with meringue mushrooms

My kids’ birthdays are just 12 days apart, so when we have a birthday party, it’s always a joint party, and I usually try to incorporate favorite cakes for both kids into the party cake. Last year, I created an owl sitting on a log. The log is a traditional Buche de Noel (chocolate for … Read more